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Man sentenced six months probation in "mile high" case


NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- Remember the "mile high" case? Sentencing happened Wednesday.

In May Carl Persing was found guilty of interfering with a flight attendant by intimidation.

The conviction stems from a dispute between Persing and a flight attendant on a plane ride from California to Raleigh in September.

Wednesday Persing was sentenced to six months probation. His attorney has already appealed the ruling.

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