Feds: Alaska Militia Members Also Plotted To Kill An IRS Employee | Talking Points Memo

The U.S. Attorney for Alaska has announced new federal charges, including conspiracy to kill an IRS employee, against four of the five militia members arrested in Fairbanks, Alaska last week. The militia members allegedly stockpiled weapons as part of a plot to kill multiple Alaska State Troopers and a federal judge.Last week, Lonnie Vernon was the only militia member indicted on federal charges, for allegedly threatening to murder U.S. District Court Judge Ralph R. Beistline and one of his family members. The new charges, announced yesterday, will replace the old ones, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports.

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