Tampa Tribune - Tampa, Fla.
Author: Carlos Moncada
Abstract (Document Summary)
SUMMARY: The attorney for Bruce Tyndall asked for leniency, noting the humiliation the former official endured after his arrest.
CLEARWATER - Former Pinellas County Commissioner Bruce Tyndall was sentenced Monday to two years of probation in connection with a December drug arrest that sank his political career.
Moments before the sentencing, Tyndall's lead defense attorney, Paul Meissner, asked the judge for leniency "and allow Mr. Tyndall to get on with his life."