Jon Hammar Sr. paces the sidewalks along the Brownsville & Matamoros bridge as he waits for his son to be released, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 in Brownsville, Texas. A Marine veteran jailed for months in Mexico after trying to carry a family heirloom shotgun across the border has been freed, officials and his lawyer said late Friday. (AP Photo/The Brownsville Herald, Yvette Vela)

Photo by: Yvette Vela

Jon Hammar Sr. paces the sidewalks along the Brownsville & Matamoros bridge as he waits for his son to be released, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 in Brownsville, Texas. A Marine veteran jailed for months in Mexico after trying to carry a family heirloom shotgun across the border has been freed, officials and his lawyer said late Friday. (AP Photo/The Brownsville Herald, Yvette Vela)