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30. "If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin' somebody else's dog around."
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Friday, January 06, 2012

Update 1.6.2012- Suspect Charged in Midland Airport Explosives case freed on bond.



Suspect freed on bond. 1.6.2012


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Airport Safety Debriefing 1/6/12
KOSA
(Midland International Airport)- One week after a Green Beret tried to board a plane with explosives in his bag, aiport officials and local lawmen met to discuss the incident. According to Marv Esterly with Midland International, a debriefing was held ...
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Soldier accused of having explosives in luggage released; feds don't think he ...
Washington Post
Atwater was detained Saturday at Midland International Airport after authorities say security officers found C4 explosives in his carry-on luggage. Atwater, who lives in Hope Mills, NC, and grew up in Midland, had his family with him when he was ...
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Soldier Caught With C4 In Carry-On Bag At Texas Airport Freed
KWTX
Atwater was arrested last Saturday after security officers at Midland International Airport found military-grade C4 explosives in his carry-on bag. Court documents show that Atwater told the FBI he's a demolitions expert who returned from Afghanistan ...
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Soldier Arrested at Texas Airport With Explosives Freed on Bond
Fox News
Atwater, 30, is charged with trying to bring explosives onto an airplane, which carries a maximum 10-year federal prison sentence. He was detained Saturday at Midland International Airport after authorities say security officers found C4 explosives in ...
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NBC-17 Wants To Know: Was there a breakdown in security at Fayetteville airport?
NBC17.com
... to take C-4 plastic explosives onto an airplane in Texas. It happened days after he was found with a smoke grenade at the Fayetteville Regional Airport. The FBI took Trey Atwater into custody on Saturday. He was arrested at the airport in Midland, ...
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Detention Hearing Date Set for Man Accused of Bringing Explosives Into MAF
NewsWest9.com
MIDLAND - A detention hearing date has been set for the man accused of bringing explosives into the Midland International Airport on New Year's Eve. On Tuesday, Atwater waived his initial court appearance in front of a judge. NewsWest 9 will continue ...
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Top TSA checkpoint finds in 2011 include over 1000 guns, C4
Government Security News
On New Year's Eve, TSA agents detected explosives in the bags of another travelling soldier. The FBI arrested Trey Atwater, of Hope Mills, NC, on Dec. 31, while he was going through security at Midland Airport in Texas. The FBI said they arrested ...
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Soldier from NC may have flown with explosives
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Atwater 30, who is charged with trying to bring explosives onto an airplane was expected to be arraigned Tuesday in federal court. Atwater was stopped by airport security at Midland International Airport Saturday when they discovered explosives in ...
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Atlanta Journal Constitution
New law aims to speed airport screening of military personnel
CNN International
On Saturday, he was arrested at Midland International Airport in Texas on his return trip when TSA screeners found an undisclosed amount of C-4 explosives in his bag. Authorities said Atwater did not have a detonator and initiator, that it would not ...
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Soldier may have flown with explosives
USA TODAY
Authorities say the 30-year-old went through a security checkpoint Saturday at Midland International Airport with C-4, a powerful explosive. He has been charged with trying to bring explosives onto an airplane, which carries a maximum 10-year federal ...
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Fort Bragg Green Beret told FBI he didn't know explosives were in carry-on bag
Fayetteville Observer
Sgt. 1st Class Trey Scott Atwater, 30, of Hope Mills, was arrested Saturday at Midland International Airport in Midland, Texas. According to an FBI affidavit released today, Atwater said his carry-on bag had been brought back from Afghanistan in April, ...
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Military expert with explosives in airport was in prior incident
Los Angeles Times
Atwater, 30, was arrested Saturday at a security checkpoint at Midland International Airport after explosives in military-grade wrapping were discovered in his luggage. Atwater, who told investigators that he was an explosives expert, ...
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Green Beret says he didn't know he had explosives in his carry-on bag
KENS 5 TV
Atwater allegedly said he didn't see explosives in the main compartment of the bag and was "surprised that the C-4 was in the bag when it was located" by TSA at the Midland International Airport in Texas. Officials did not disclose the amount of ...
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Suspect in airport security incident to appear before judge
My West Texas
A 30-year-old man accused of trying to bring explosives through a security checkpoint at Midland International Airport will appear before a federal judge today. Trey Scott Atwater will make his initial appearance before US Magistrate Judge David Counts ...
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Man arrested with explosives at airport was Army expert
Chicago Tribune
He was detained after a routine Transportation Security Administration (TSA) check noticed he had explosives in his carry on luggage while trying to board an American Eagle flight from Midland International Airport to Dallas Saturday morning, ...
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 Former Neighbors Speak Out About Man Found With Explosives
NewsWest9.com
By Geena Martinez MIDLAND - Residents in the former neighborhood of Trey Scott Atwater are speaking out. Atwater was arrested on Saturday after trying to bring explosives onto a plane at the Midland airport. For neighbors in this quiet part of Midland, ...
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MIDLAND, Texas—Authorities have charged a member of the U.S. military who was arrested after trying to go through a security checkpoint at a Texas airport with explosives in military-grade wrapping, the FBI said Sunday.

Trey Scott Atwater, 30 years old, was stopped at security at the Midland International Airport about 9 a.m. Saturday. Federal Bureau of Investigation spokesman Mike Martinez said Mr. Atwater was being held at the Midland County ...



Serviceman found with explosives at Midland airport
Houston Chronicle
By Audrie Palmer, Midland Reporter-Telegram One man was being held in FBI custody Saturday afternoon after security at Midland International Airport found explosives in his carry-on bag and the terminal was shut down for an hour. ...
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Man with explosives detained at Texas airport

USA TODAY - ‎13 minutes ago‎
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) – A man was detained Saturday after trying to go through a security checkpoint at a Texas airport with explosives in military-grade wrapping, federal and local officials said. The man was stopped when Transportation Security ...

Texas airport: explosives found in man's luggage

BBC News - ‎17 minutes ago‎
A man has been detained at an airport in the US state of Texas after he tried to carry explosives through security, officials say. The man was stopped at Midland International Airport when explosives in military wrapping were found in his carry-on ...

Man With Explosives Detained at Texas Airport

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Watts says the explosives were found as the man was going into a terminal at Midland International Airport. She says the incident happened shortly before 9:30 am Saturday. A sweep was done and the airport terminal was cleared, and normal operations ...

Suspect Found With Explosives At Midland Airport

KTXS - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Brittany Molinar, KTXS News MIDLAND, Texas -- The City of Midland said Saturday, a suspect trying to board a plane at the Midland airport around 9:26 was found carrying explosives. The explosives were said to be in military grade wrapping. ...

Man With Explosives Detained At Texas Airport

NPR - ‎1 hour ago‎
by AP MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — An official in Texas says a man has been detained after entering an airport in Midland with explosives in military-grade wrapping. City of Midland spokeswoman Tasa Watts said Saturday she had no information on the suspect, ...

Texas airport terminal evacuated after explosive found

Pocono Record - ‎2 hours ago‎
By NewsCore MIDLAND, Texas -- A terminal at Midland International Airport in Texas was evacuated Saturday morning after a serviceman was stopped at a checkpoint for having explosives. The discovery was made at a Transit Security Administration (TSA) ...

Soldier tries to take bombs on plane in Midland

Houston Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
By AUDRIE PALMER, Midland Reporter-Telegram One man was being held in FBI custody Saturday afternoon after TSA officials at Midland International Airport found him in possession of military-grade explosives at the security checkpoint. ...

Explosive Found At Texas Airport

MyFox Chicago - ‎3 hours ago‎
(NewsCore) - The Midland International Airport in Texas was evacuated Saturday morning after an explosive was found on a person. The explosive was discovered at a Transit Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint, KWES-TV reported. ...

12 pm: Explosives found at airport, military man in custody

Odessa American - ‎3 hours ago‎
The city of Midland reports that TSA officials found explosives on an individual at the Midland International Airport checkpoint at 9:26 am. TSA evacuated the terminal for a sweep. The terminal has been cleared for operation. ...

FBI: Soldier Tried to Board Plane With Explosives In Texas

OzarksFirst.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Midland, TX) -- The FBI says it's questioning a soldier who allegedly tried to bring explosives onto a commercial flight at the Midland, Texas International Airport. Authorities say the unidentified man is active duty military and was bound for a base ...

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