FBI: Six men charged in plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

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

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

Law enforcement agencies and officials, including the FBI, U.S. Attorney Generals Andrew Birge (Western District of Michigan) and Matthew Schneider (Eastern District of Michigan), Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and MSP, will gather Thursday for a press conference to discuss the “major operation.”

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.

Press conference at 1 p.m.


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