Man armed with explosives outside UK Hospital pleads guilty

A Versailles man has pleaded guilty for his role in showing up to the University of Kentucky Hospital back in 2021 while being armed with explosives.

Federal officials say 46-year-old Bryan Carroll pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and one count of carrying an explosive during the commission of a federal felony offense.

His plea agreement details that on March 25, 2021, law enforcement was notified that Carroll was heading to UK Hospital and that he had an active arrest warrant. Law enforcement met him outside the Emergency Department and took him into custody. While searching Carroll and his vehicle, law enforcement located a total of eight firearms, including a sawed-off shotgun, four explosive devices, and one improvised explosive bomb.

Read more: NBC LEX18 (Lexington, KY)