- Associated Press - Thursday, February 4, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) - A woman arrested for carrying a gun outside the White House in 2014 has been sentenced to time served.

April Debois of Mount Morris, Michigan, pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor charge of having an unlicensed firearm. The 24-year-old was arrested Nov. 20, 2014, just after President Barack Obama completed a nationally broadcast speech announcing his plan for the U.S. immigration system. She was released Nov. 26, 2014.

Prosecutors said Debois was arrested after she was spotted wearing a gun in a crowd of protesters. Prosecutors said that while Debois had a registration and license in Michigan, she was not registered to carry a firearm in Washington.

At the time of her arrest, authorities identified her as April Lenhart. Her attorney did not immediately return a request for comment Thursday.


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