GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A trial for five men accused of planning to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been postponed for seven months to give defense lawyers more time to receive and analyze evidence, a federal judge said Wednesday.
The FBI in October said it broke up a plot to kidnap Whitmer, a Democrat, by anti-government extremists upset over her coronavirus restrictions. Six people were charged in federal court while eight others were charged in state court with aiding them.
One of the six, Ty Garbin, pleaded guilty in January and said he would cooperate with prosecutors.
The other defendants are Adam Fox, Barry Croft Jr., Kaleb Franks, Daniel Harris and Brandon Caserta.