In Novosibirsk completed the trial against US citizen Julio Prieto. More than a month ago he was arrested while attempting to illegally cross the Russian border. In recognition of the American, he had long wanted to live in our country.
In the detention center of the district of Karasuk American citizen Julio Prieto spent about 1.5 months. On 15 September he was tried without a visa to enter the territory of Russia from Kazakhstan. In Karasuk 29-year-old Prieto were in search of a good life. First from Germany arrived in Turkey, then in Astana, and then the Shuttle bus drove to the border with Russia. But then Americans of Mexican origin not allowed - the necessary visas. Then Julio decided to enter the country illegally. 150 metres away from the official crossing point tried to climb a fence with barbed wire and was arrested by the border guards.
Thus a U.S. citizen Julio Prieto broke the law of the Russian Federation in accordance with article RF T h 1. article 322. The lawyer and the interpreter told the defendant about the possible punishment in accordance with this article: from a fine to 2 years imprisonment. The case is in a special manner. Answering the judge's questions, said that he was born in Colorado, divorced, he has 3-year-old daughter. The state Prosecutor asked to appoint to the defector boundary minimum penalty of 5 thousand rubles and released. American to speak in the debate refused. The lawyer said such a penalty his client will be able to pay. The court found Prieto guilty and fined, but given a 1.5 month detention, was released from paying any money. The American admitted that he wanted to find in Russia a wife and a job. However, now he will have to return Home. Accompanied by the staff of the FMS will deliver it first in Novosibirsk, and then sent back to the US.
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