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Salesman Gets His Sentence

It's a month in jail and a year of probation for gun-toting ex-commish

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    Salesman Gets His Sentence
    Fitzroy Salesman gets 30 days -- lulls man next to him asleep.

    What’s the penalty these days for illegally exhibiting a firearm?

    Apparently 30 days in jail and one year of probation.

    Former Miramar commissioner Fitzroy Salesman was sentenced to the aforementioned punishment after pulling a firearm on another customer at a Miramar Winn-Dixie. 11 items in the express lane gets us all riled up, too.

    He was found not guilty of aggravated assault with a firearm, which could have had him making license plates for three years, but found guilty of the lesser charge – improperly exhibiting a firearm -- for which he could have gotten up to 364 days in the slammer.

    Instead, he’ll be in and out in a month.

    Though suspended from the City Commission after the incident, then losing his bid for re-election, Salesman told the Miami Herald he hasn’t ruled out running for elected office again some day.

    ''It's a calling,'' he said. ``But first I have to put the pieces back together.''

    And try ordering his groceries online.