Convicted felon found with with weapons

Wise County, Va: A Wise County man is facing federal charges for having 15 firearms and thousand of rounds of ammunition, despite a previous felony conviction … and his wife has also been charged for allegedly lying about it. During a search as part of a drug investigation, authorities found the weapons inside an inactive marijuana grow room at the St. Paul residence of Patrick Steven Hyde and Crystal Dione Hyde. When questioned, Crystal Hyde allegedly told officers she purchased all of the weapons and they all belonged to her. However, several witnesses who sold the guns said they were purchased by Patrick Hyde. They Hydes have pleaded not guilty in the case. Their trials have been set for September.