CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 47-year-old Beeville man has
been charged with possession of a stolen firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan
Brian Dale Robinson is set to appear before U.S.
Magistrate Judge Jason Libby at 9:00 a.m. today for a preliminary and detention
A criminal complaint was filed Oct. 7, after Robinson
allegedly stole a truck and hit the denial barricade located at the North gate
entrance of the Naval Air Station (NAS) in Corpus Christi. The charges allege
that he was at a gas station in Beeville when he spotted a Dodge Ram 3500
pickup truck with the engine running. Robinson then allegedly entered the
vehicle without permission and departed the area.
He approached the NAS and attempted to gain unauthorized
access to the base, according to the charges. After he hit the barricade, the
vehicle allegedly become inoperable. The charges allege Robinson exited the
vehicle and left on foot with a handgun he had found inside and hid next to a
Robinson allegedly had suicidal thoughts. However, he
opted to drop the weapon so no one else would be hurt.
Following Robinson’s arrest, law enforcement located an
HS Produkt, model XDM-9, 9mm pistol loaded with a full magazine.
Naval Criminal Investigative Service and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms
and Explosives conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert D.
Thorpe Jr. is prosecuting the case.