Explosions rocked the southern tip of Grimes County earlier this month and the Grimes County Sheriff’s Department suspects a Waller man is responsible.
Department officials say, thankfully no-one was hurt in the incidents. And as a result of the investigation with the help of the Federal Bureaus of Investigation and Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, State troopers, the Montgomery County’s Sheriff’s Department and Fire Marshal’s office, 36-year-old Kristopher Patrick Walker was taken into custody and booked into the Grimes County Jail.
But as of last weekend, county jailers report, the man was released into the care of the U.S. Marshal’s office.
During a search of Walker’s home, the department says, law enforcement officers discovered marijuana, firearms, and items similar to those used in the explosions earlier that day.
As of last report, no bond had been set for Walker, who is currently charged only with being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of marijuana.
And as the explosive and incendiary events are still under investigation by agents with ATF, the Sheriff’s Department assures Navasota News you are in no danger at this time.
Here in Grimes County, Walker is facing one third-degree felony and one state jail felony. If convicted of both of those, he could see up to 12 years behind bars and face up to $10,000.00 in fines.
We’ll be following this investigation as it continues and as further information becomes available, you’ll hear about it on Navasota News.