Ex-worker at military depot in Texas gets prison for theft
Jul. 18, 2017
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) — An ex-inspector at the Red River Army Depot in Texas must serve more than two years in prison and repay the government $762,000 for stealing parts and selling them for scrap.
Jason Allen Autrey of Maud in February pleaded guilty to theft of government property, in a plea agreement involving stolen military items.
Prosecutors say the 37-year-old Autrey was sentenced Friday in Texarkana to 30 months in federal prison, plus must make restitution.
Investigators say Autrey, from July 2015 to May 2016, stole batteries and armor kits while working as a heavy equipment mechanic inspector at the depot in Northeast Texas.