The U.S. Attorney's Office reports that a Winnemucca felon pleaded guilty on Tuesday to possession of an explosive device.

36-year-old Terry Hanson Jr. was charged with one count of felon in possession of an explosive device in May of this year.

On April 18, Hanson Jr. met with an undercover employee and a cooperating witness, who was wearing a recording device, to sell a roll of Thermalite Ignitor cord and Thermalite connectors. Hanson received $3,000 in cash for the sale and had a prior felony conviction for possession of a controlled substance.

He could face up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

His sentencing is scheduled for October 9.

(The U.S. Attorney's Office contributed to this report).