Thirteen men including 7 from a right-wing militia group known as the wolverines over two alleged plots to kidnap Michigan’s Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer and incite a civil war.
Six of the men were taken into custody in a raid on a house in suburban Detroit on Thursday morning. They have been named as Adam Fox, Barry Croft, Kaleb Franks, Daniel Harris, Brandon Caserta, and 24-year-old Ty Garbin. The FBI says they conspired to kidnap Whitmer at her family’s vacation home in Michigan. Another seven men have been charged by Attorney General Dana Nessel for allegedly plotting to overthrow governments, attack the Michigan State Capitol, and incite a ‘civil war’.
White Supremacists groups have long targeted the Michigan Governor over her COVID policy.
Those seven men are members of a militia known as Wolverine Watchmen, one of the multiple known militia groups in Michigan. They are; Paul Bellar, 21, Shawn Fix, 38, Eric Molitor, 36, Michael Null, 38, William Null, 38, Pete Musico, 42, and Joseph Morrison, 42.