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These spots volleys are now facing mandatory life sentences attorneys tell me it's questionable whether or not all of them understand that.
A shot fired into the side of the USS Nicholas by pirates.
They came alongside -- units returned fire.
Lieutenant JG chat -- was on board at the time.
We chased him about forty minutes.
-- able to.
Board the attacks give.
Bring them on board today with the translators helped the five detainees learn their fate one by wine each found guilty on fourteen separate counts.
We certainly hope that the -- goes for that bit.
Armed attacks on US flag vessels and others simply won't be tolerated.
The United States thinks they're gonna get a message from the Somali pirates.
By what they did today there's sadly mistaken.
Defense attorney David this chart says today's verdict will cost the United States 40000 dollars a year to -- each pirate for the rest of his natural life.
Even Hudgens doesn't believe it will deter future piracy.
I don't know.
-- -- My goodness.
This map shows piracy incidents over the last five years US attorney McBride says there have been forty in the last month alone.
Defense attorney John Babineaux believes jurors mistakenly judged the five some Ali's as a group rather than individually.
He says his client did not fire.
There was no indication that they were aware.
The actions that we're gonna be taken by the by the others.
Sentencing is scheduled for march 14 reporting in Norfolk Melanie what -- ten on your side.
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