Motion seeks indictment dismissal for 5 charged in Whitmer kidnapping plot due to ‘government overreach’
Attorneys for the defendants in the alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are requesting the indictment be dropped for five men charged in the case, arguing that the government orchestrated the plot and entrapped those accused.
Extradition delayed for Wisconsin man charged in kidnap plot
PORTAGE, Wis. – A Wisconsin man accused in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer should be extradited to Michigan, but he will be given a chance to appeal first, a judge ruled. Brian Higgins was allegedly part of a crew conducting surveillance of the governor’s vacation home for the kidnapping plot. The Wisconsin Dells man, 52, is jailed in Columbia County until the appeal of his extradition is decided. The plotters planned to storm Michigan’s state Capitol building and kidnap officials, including the Democratic governor, officials said.
Prosecution against 8 men in Michigan domestic terror plot continues
JACKSON COUNTY, Mich. – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s prosecution against the eight men facing domestic terrorism charges for an alleged plot to storm the Capitol building and kidnap elected officials, including Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, continued Friday with a bond hearing for two of the defendants in Jackson County 12th District Court. He remains lodged in the Jackson County Jail. Brian Higgins, 52, of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, is being extradited to Michigan from Columbia County, Wisconsin. Future court dates for Antrim County defendants can be tracked online at the court’s website, while those for Jackson County defendants can also be tracked online.
'I’m not going to be deterred’: Michigan Gov. Whitmer opens up about domestic terror plot to kidnap her
Gretchen Whitmer opened up to Local 4 about how she felt hearing about the domestic terror plot to kidnap her. Whitmer, hold her hostage“State police is in charge of my security and I’ve never felt unsafe so I’m keeping the regular schedule and I’m not going to be deterred,” she said. “Seeing the ample information about the people involved in this plot and all the political activity that has taken place. I was not aware of other aspects to what the plot was about,” Whitmer said. “These are domestic terrorists that are intimidating and threatening our fellow Americans.”READ: Eric Trump cancels event at Michigan gun shop after former employee is linked to domestic terror plot against governor
Michigan sheriff spotted at rally with men charged in domestic terror plot to kidnap, kill governor
Gretchen Whitmer have ties to a Michigan sheriff. Suspects Michael and William Null who are brothers have been spotted protesting against Whitmer next to Barry County Sheriff, Dar Leaf. William Null was seen on stage with the sheriff at a protest against the governor’s stay-at-home order in Grand Rapids this May. So are they trying to arrest or was it a kidnap attempt?”The sheriff did say he feels for the governor and that no one should be threatened with violence. New Today: Letter criticizes Michigan governor for not warning legislature about domestic terror plotRELATED
Lake Orion neighborhood shocked by FBI’s arrest of alleged domestic terrorist
LAKE ORION, Mich. – A total of 13 people are facing charges in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. He is charged with providing support for terrorist acts and carrying a gun during the commission of a felony. Video obtained by the Local 4 Defenders showed the FBI rolling down Beach Drive near Lake Orion. “Right here on Beach Drive nothing happens on Beach Drive,” said John Carson, a resident in the area. Agents were very concerned about Harris who they believe is an alleged domestic terrorist.
Foiled terror plot to kidnap Michigan governor: Here’s what to know
If you’re looking to get caught up on Thursday’s announcement about a foiled plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, here’s what to know. These are 10 of the 13 people who were charged after the FBI uncovered a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. BOTTOM (left to right): Pete Musico, Eric Molitor, William Null, Michael Null, Joseph Morrison.