A former paramedic in the Texas town of West, where a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people earlier this year, was sentenced Wednesday to 21 months in prison after pleading guilty in a pipe bomb case that isn’t linked to the blast.
Through his attorney, Jonathan Sibley, the 31 year old pleaded not guilty to possessing a destructive device. Sibley disputes federal prosecutors’ accusations Reed had chemicals, metals, and other equipment to make a pipe-bomb.
A federal grand jury has indicted Bryce Reed, a former West paramedic, for possessing an unregistered firearm including components to make a pipe bomb.
A little more than two years after a freak accident led to the discovery and diagnosis of Lou Gehrig’s disease, a North Texas firefighter and paramedic has died. On January 16, 2013, Mansfield first responder Jarrod Brodnax lost his battle with ALS.
Mike Bell, a 19-year veteran of the Denton Fire Department, died Sunday evening after battling a rare form of brain cancer.
A man is in police custody after narrowly missing a Dallas Fire-Rescue paramedic.