Fort Hood soldier sentenced to federal prison after stealing C-4

Bell County Jail
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 3:41pm

A Fort Hood solider has been sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to stealing C-4 from the U.S. Army.

Tyler Glen Patrick has been ordered to serve 10 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release and must pay a $1,00 fine.
The soldier pleaded guilty on April 3, to stealing a 1.25-pound block of C-4.

Authorities stated, on December 17, Patrick stole the explosive after a field exercise in Fort Hood. He then attempt to sell the C-4 online.

The charge could have carried a punishment of up to ten years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine.


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