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FBI: Hartland raid tied to plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

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Posted at 11:47 AM, Oct 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-08 11:47:26-04

(WXYZ) — A raid involving multiple law enforcement agencies was tied to a plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

Six people have been arrested by federal authorities; Adam Fox, Barry Croft, Ty Garbin, Kaleb Franks, Daniel Harris and Brandon Caserta have been named in the criminal complaint.

7 additional men in Michigan militia group charged in Whitmer kidnapping plot

READ HERE: Criminal complaint outlines Michigan militia group's plot to kidnap Gov. Whitmer

FBI, MSP, SWAT teams spend hours raiding home in Hartland

Additionally, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced that seven other people, linked to the militia group "Wolverine Watchmen" have been charged by the state in relation to the plot.

The FBI and Michigan State Police spent hours raiding a home in Hartland Wednesday night, continuing into the early morning hours. It happened on Lansing Avenue in Hartland Meadows near M-59 in Livingston County.

Several MSP vehicles, including their SWAT team, were also on scene alongside FBI agents. Some officers were dressed in camo gear carrying guns.

View the full criminal complaint below:
Criminal Complaint Plot to Kidnap Gov. Whitmer by WXYZ-TV Channel 7 Detroit on Scribd