CORPUS CHRISTI–An Odem man has pleaded guilty to two explosives charges and faces up to 20 years in federal prison when he’s sentenced next spring.
Police responded to a call Jeremy Davenport, 35, was stalking a woman at the HEB on Weber Road.
When they arrived, they noticed he had an improvise explosive device in his car. They also found 19 firearms, including a machine gun, in the vehicle.
A search of his home turned up a homemade hand grenade and several of his weapons were found at a second home.
Davenport confessed he was using cocaine at the time of his arrest. So he plead guilty to possession of an IED and being a drug user in possession of firearms.
The Odem man also agreed to give up an interest in firearms, explosives. a grenade launcher and more than 11,000 rounds of ammunition.
Davenport will be sentenced on March 9, 2011. He faces up to 10 years in prison for each count and a $250,000 fine.
–Manuel De La Rosa, South Texas Tribune, firstname.lastname@example.org
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