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Dad Fires Gun to Scare Boyfriend

Orville Lee Wollard Guilty of Aggravated Assault

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Orville Lee Wollard, a 53-year-old man with no criminal record, fired a revolver in his home to scare his daughter's 17-year-old boyfriend.
Orville Lee Wollard 2009 Booking Photo

Orville Lee Wollard 2009 Booking Photo

Polk County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office
The bullet stuck in the wall and no one was harmed. But under Florida's "mandatory minimum" sentencing program, Wollard must now serve 20 years in jail.

"I would expect this in the former Soviet Union or from some banana republic but not from the United States of America," Wollard said at the sentencing, according to the Lakeland Ledger.

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