Texas Tech Professor, Dr. Thomas Butler pleaded not guilty in a Lubbock Federal Court on Friday.
An attorney for the Texas Tech professor accused of lying about missing Plague Bacteria is asking a judge to lighten up on his client's bond restrictions.
The Lubbock Federal Grand Jury handed down a 15-count indictment to Thomas Butler. He is the man accused of lying about the whereabouts of vials of Bubonic Plague bacteria that created a scare in January.
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Read the complete federal indictment from the U.S. Department of Justice against Dr. Thomas Butler.
The man accused of lying about 30 missing bubonic plague vials is a free man Tuesday night. He posted a $100,000 bond for his freedom.
Dr. Butler's house is searched for a second time. What were authorities after?
Friends and family revere Dr. Butler as a loving father, not the man who reportedly lied to cover his tracks.