Savannah contractor in Iraq back in U.S.

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A former National Guardsman from Savannah who was locked up in Iraq is back in the U.S.

Jonas March and two other contractors were working for a security firm when they were arrested by Iraqi army forces in Mahmudiyah on Dec. 9.

Iraqi officials say the three men did not have the right permits to escort a convoy...but they were never formally charged with any offense.

U.S. Rep. Peter King from New York helped broker their release.

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