New video emerges of suspects in Whitmer alleged plot

Newly released videos show the suspects armed with weapons and allegedly conducting surveillance of Gov. Whitmer's home as the judge rules there is enough evidence for a trial.
1:58 | 10/17/20

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Eva, over to you. The alleged plot to kidnap Michigan's governor newly released video shows the suspects armed with weapons and allegedly conducting surveillance of governor Gretchen Whitmer's home as the judge in the case rules there is enough evidence to present to a grand jury. Now, we have to warn you, some of these images may be disturbing. This morning, we're getting our first look at these newly released images, this one allegedly showing one of the suspects surveilling Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer's vacation home and part of a plot to kidnap her. And in this video authorities say one of the suspects shows off a cache of weapons, so far, 14 alleged members of the group have been arrested with the FBI and prosecutors arguing in court that the men should not be released pending trial because they're too dangerous. ABC affiliate WXYZ obtaining this police dash cam video showing one suspect being pulled over last month during a routine traffic stop. Shortly afterwards, the FBI says he sent texts to the group saying he wished to kill the officers who pulled him over writing, they work night shift. I could easily tap 'em and dip and no one would know a thing. In this video posted on social media caserta endorses violence against the government. I'm an anarchist. Defensive force is legitimate. Reporter: But defense attorneys claim it was all big talk. We're talking about guys who want to run around in the woods with guns and say bad things about the government. So what we're talking about is a first amendment right to assembly, a first amendment right to speech. Reporter: And prosecutors say the suspects got caught because they're amateurs but that doesn't mean they aren't dangerous. All five Michigan men are being held without bond.

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