Man Pleads Guilty in Conspiracy to Kidnap Michigan Governor

One of six men charged in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded guilty to conspiracy.

  • Published 27 January 2021
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DETROIT (AP) — One of six men charged in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy, admitting that the group discussed an incredible scheme to snatch her at her lakeside vacation home and destroy a bridge to slow down police. Ty Garbin’s guilty plea is a major catch for prosecutors, only about four months after arrests were made. His testimony could strengthen the government’s case against the others…

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