Transcript for 'Sovereign Citizens' Accused of Plot to Murder Nevada Cops
Two alleged members of -- domestic terror group faced a judge today after cops busted them. Accusing the couple of plotting to kill a police officer to draw attention to their cause. Police in Las Vegas -- planned to kidnap torture and execute an officer. But an undercover agent had infiltrated -- recruiting classes and learned of the plot from the beginning. Investigators say the two are members of this sovereign citizen movement loosely organized group that believes they are not subject to US or state law. It is considered a terrorist organization by the FBI. December citizen is -- ideology. Which in and of itself is fine it's when they professed that ideology. In conjunction with -- -- criminal acts. In violation of laws. -- to further criminal acts is when they become on our radar. In court today the couple told the judge they don't recognize his authority to jail them but he did anyway. Both are locked up until their preliminary hearing next month or until a post --
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