Former Senator Must Pay $850,000 in Fines

A former North Carolina state senator is going to have to cough up $850,000. 71 year old John H. Carrington pled guilty to bypassing export regulations and illegally shipping more than a million dollars worth of crime control equipment and supplies to China. Currently, Carrington is the primary shareholder of Sirchie Fingerprint Labs located in Youngsville in Franklin County.