These guys are part of the Sovereign Citizens Movement, a collection of nut jobs that claims that the laws of the United States don't apply to them, and that courts are not authorized to deal out justice, at least not to sovereign citizens like themselves. OK. Let them attempt to find out if they can escape justice now. And that's the thing. They conspired to kill a judge and kill police officers, but they are still going to get their day in court, and will be given due process. They should be thankful they didn't attempt this crap in Iran. Maybe these homegrown terrorists will eventually come to be thankful that there are courts here in the United States instead of lynch mobs.Five people in the Fairbanks area were arrested Thursday by state and federal law enforcement on charges connected with an alleged plot to kidnap or kill state troopers and a Fairbanks judge, according to the Alaska State Troopers.
Francis "Schaeffer" Cox, Lonnie Vernon, Karen Vernon, Coleman Barney and Michael Anderson are accused of conspiring to commit murder, kidnapping, and arson, as well as weapons misconduct, hindering prosecution and tampering with evidence, according to trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters in a written statement late Thursday.
An investigation "revealed extensive plans to kidnap or kill Alaska state troopers and a Fairbanks judge," the statement said. The plans included "extensive surveillance" on the homes of two Fairbanks troopers, the statement said.
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