04 Jan '12, 1am

US soldier arrested at airport for having C-4 explosives in his bag says he forgot he had them in there

CHICAGO (AFP) - A demolition expert in the US Army's prestigious Green Berets told the FBI he simply forgot he had explosives in a bag he tried to carry onto an airplane in Texas, court documents said on Tuesday. But investigators decided to file criminal charges against Trey Atwater after learning he'd been 'admonished' by airport screeners who found a 'military smoke grenade' in his bag a week earlier but let him continue on his trip after confiscating the grenade. 'When I asked him about the Dec 24 Fayetteville (North Carolina) incident after TSA informed me of it, Atwater acknowledged that it occurred, but said he had forgotten to mention it to us during our initial interview,' FBI agent Cory Richardson wrote in charging papers. Atwater was arrested on New Year's Eve after airport screeners in Midland, Texas, discovered military grade C-4 explosives in his bag. He told...

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