Military-grade explosives, tactical equipment found at home of former Bay area officer
BARTOW --A former Bay area officer was arrested and charged Tuesday after Polk County deputies discovered military-grade explosives and tactical equipment at his home in Bartow.
- Military explosives, gear found at Bartow home
- Joel Ryals charged with possession of explosives
- Ryals a former Hillsborough County deputy
Officials said deputies were called to the home of Joel Ryals, 41, on March 13 after a package labeled "C-4 explosive" was found at the residence. Full Story HERE