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December 12, 2006

Valdosta - A Valdosta man claims to have fled the country after being sentenced to 27-months in a federal prison.

Andrew Wright, a former owner of Super Bike Racing, was convicted of illegally smuggling motorcycles into the country.

He was to report to a prison in Ohio Thursday December 7th but sent an e-mail to the federal government and the local media in which he stated he feared for his safety and well being and removed himself from the country.

The email gave no details to where he went and if he plans to return to the country.