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75-year-old Little Torch Key man pleaded guilty this week to federal charges of illegally selling bonnethead sharks

 faces five years in federal prison and $250,000 in fines. However, Horan doubted the judge will send the older man, who lost one of his arms in a fishing accident decades ago, to prison. “We wouldn’t have taken the plea if he was going to prison,” Horan said. Read more here 09:33