Pennsylvania physician charged with bringing guns to Trump hotel takes plea deal

A Pennsylvania physician who was charged with local and federal crimes for bringing guns and ammunition to the Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C., last year entered into a plea deal July 3, according to NBC 4 Washington.

Here are three things to know:

1. Bryan Moles, DO, pleaded guilty July 3 to the lesser charge of carrying a pistol without a license. In exchange, the federal firearms charge –– which carries a maximum five-year prison sentence and a fine of up to $12,500 –– levied against him was dismissed on the condition Dr. Moles surrender all of his firearms.

2. Dr. Moles was arrested May 31, 2017, after police discovered a semi-automatic pistol and an AR-15-like rifle in his car parked at the Trump hotel, according to the report. He was released June 2, 2017, but was re-arrested June 15, 2017, after authorities discovered Facebook posts showing him at a gas station in Washington and misusing drugs in direct violation of his pretrial release conditions. Dr. Moles has remained in custody since his second arrest.

3. Dr. Moles faces between six months and 24 months in prison. His sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 7, according to the report.

To access the full report, click here.

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