Ft. Hood soldier released on bond after selling explosives - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

Ft. Hood soldier released on bond after selling explosives

Tyler Glen Patrick Tyler Glen Patrick
WACO, TX (KXXV) - A Ft. Hood Soldier was in federal court Thursday in Waco accused of trying to sell a block of C-4 explosives. 

The judge let Tyler Glen Patrick out on a $25,000 dollar unsecured bond on Thursday. After an FBI case agent and Patrick's wife took the stand, the judge decided to let him out. Patrick was charged with possession and transportation of stolen explosive material and was arrested in December. He took a 1.5 pound block of explosives after a field exercise so he can sell it to cover his bills. The FBI case agent who conducted the investigation found Patrick in no danger to the community. 

Patrick's wife, Shannon Ryan, took the stand and told the judge he has a lot of support from his family and friends. Ryan also said Patrick loves the army and that he has received numerous awards including soldier of the month.

Samuel Martinez is representing Patrick and told the judge he fell behind financially and made a stupid mistake.

Whether or not Patrick will keep his job on post, will be up to his chain of command.

If convicted, Patrick could face up to 10 years in federal prison. 
  • NewsMore>>

  • Weinstein faces sex charges in prosecution amid #MeToo

    Weinstein faces sex charges in prosecution amid #MeToo

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:22:30 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:58:53 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Law enforcement officials say Weinstein is expected to...(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Law enforcement officials say Weinstein is expected to...

    Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to police in New York City early Friday following a seven-month investigation into sexual assault allegations.

    More >>

    Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to police in New York City early Friday following a seven-month investigation into sexual assault allegations.

    More >>
  • Alberto forms in the Gulf, flooding rains forecast

    Alberto forms in the Gulf, flooding rains forecast

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:58:56 GMT

    The 2018 hurricane season doesn’t officially start until June 1.

    More >>

    The 2018 hurricane season doesn’t officially start until June 1.

    More >>
  • Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

    Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:52:19 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:58:16 GMT
    A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
    A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle.

    More >>

    Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly