November 30, 2012 Posted by Daryl Johnson Chronology of Extremist Attacks/Plots

RATHDRUM, [ID]—A sovereign citizen opens fire at an Idaho State Police trooper during a vehicle pursuit and later kidnaps a woman from her home at gunpoint, November 30, 2012. View More>>  

November 30, 2012 Posted by Daryl Johnson White Supremacist Movement

FT. WORTH, [TX]—An Aryan Brotherhood of Texas general is being hidden away by federal agents after agreeing to testify against scores of underworld soldiers and officers that for years had followed his commands without question. The last time the public saw Terry Sillers was in 2011 as he led police on a bizarre chase along Fort Worth roadways as a television news helicopter hovered overhead. Court papers state that he has taken the bold, no-turning-back move of agreeing to be a government witness in the recent case against 34 members of the gang and associates who are charged with racketeering, murder, kidnapping and other crimes. Some of the accused face the prospect of the death pen  

November 30, 2012 Posted by Daryl Johnson White Supremacist Movement

COEUR D'ALENE, [ID]—There's a new effort to build a white supremacist compound in the Northwest. Shaun Winkler's beliefs are no secret in north Idaho. The 34-year-old was a protege of Richard Butler, the former leader of the Aryan Nations, once headquartered here. More recently, Winkler has picketed Mexican restaurants and a Martin Luther King Day event in Coeur d'Alene. KUOW met with Winkler four times at his property in the Hoodoo Mountains of north Idaho last spring. Winkler logged his property without permission, violated state land use rules, and had stopped making payments. The property is now going into foreclosure. Voters also rejected Winkler's bid for sheriff. In a recent int  

November 29, 2012 Posted by Daryl Johnson Environmental Extremism

BLAINE, [WA]—A 39-year-old woman accused of eco-sabotage in three Western states turned herself in to U.S. authorities at the Canadian border on Thursday morning. Rebecca Jeanette Rubin, a Canadian, had been on the run for a decade before surrendering in Blaine, Wash. She is accused of multiple counts of arson as part of a conspiracy with 12 other people from 1996 to 2001 in five Western states. Rubin faces federal charges in California, Oregon and Washington. Federal authorities say Rubin was part of the Earth Liberation Front and the Animal Liberation Front, both underground movements the government has labeled terrorist organizations. View More>>  

November 29, 2012 Posted by Daryl Johnson Sovereign Citizen Movement

MILFORD, [IN]—In a two-day jury in October, Paul A. Graber, 46, was found guilty by a 12-member jury on two counts of fraud on a financial institution. Approximately 20 members of the Amish community were present for Graber's sentencing on Thursday. One man said loudly in the courtroom before the judge entered, "Jesus Christ is Lord." Graber was found guilty of writing checks to Lake City Bank on closed bank accounts. The checks were for large amounts, ranging from $11,000 to $60,000. Graber represented himself during his trial and appeared again Thursday without an attorney. In addressing the court, Graber repeatedly made reference to "Judge Miller" who the court identified as David Wynn  

November 29, 2012 Posted by Daryl Johnson White Supremacist Movement

PENDLETON, [OR]—Meet Michael Mason, he might not appear that threatening, but Mason was recently caught with a loaded sawed-off shotgun. Mason claims to be part of an Aryan gang, European Kindred, a gang focused on white supremacy. Police tell KEPR that Mason is just one of many now threatening the community. European Kindred started more than a decade ago at Snake River Correctional Institution. Since then, it's spread throughout Oregon and into Pendleton. Police say those claiming to be in the gang are growing and becoming more violent. Members are blamed for break-ins to homes and storage units all over town - looking for weapons. View More>>  

November 29, 2012 Posted by Daryl Johnson White Supremacist Movement

UNITED STATES, [US]—Mexico's Gulf drug cartel has allegedly joined up with an unlikely ally to bring illegal drugs, including methamphetamine, over the and into Texas. The link between the cartel and the white supremacist prison gang and organized crime group, Aryan Brotherhood, reveals that Mexican drug trafficking organizations have expanded their business networks into the U.S. prison and street gangs....and that the Aryan Brotherhood is putting business before ideology when it comes to their dealings with the Mexican groups. View More>>  

November 29, 2012 Posted by Daryl Johnson Doomsday Prepper

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, [CA]—Inside a used RV that's anything but recreational and loaded with survival equipment, rain has leaked through a wooden overhead bin near a light fixture. It's now less than one month until his group's "ready" date - December 21, 2012, when the long-predicted doomsday event based on the Mayan long-form calendar could arrive. A Los Angeles-area survival group has actively recruited people with specific skills in the past few months, tying its disaster preparedness effort to Dec. 21. Preparing to survive a catastrophe has become its own culture, popularized by the cable show "Doomsday Preppers" and giving rise to the American Preppers Network, which offers tips  

November 29, 2012 Posted by Daryl Johnson Doomsday Prepper

SPOKANE, [WA]—We've all heard about the 2012 Doomsday prediction that the would will end on December 21st. It's created a rise in Survivalists or Preppers and they specialize in preparing people for things like economic collapse, nuclear attacks or even fuel shortages. One of the more successful preppers lives in the Inland Northwest and will soon be featured on the National Geographic Channel's television show Doomsday Preppers. John's home is perched on the edge of a cliff just outside of Spokane. He purchased the home seven years ago and has outfitted it against intruders both inside and out. His home is a technical fortress. At least 16 camera are mounted around the property and each o  

November 28, 2012 Posted by Daryl Johnson Hate Crime-General

SAN ANTONIO, [TX]—The San Antonio chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said that 44-year-old Christopher Bane should face federal charges for threatening to attack a local mosque. Bane was arrested Tuesday by San Antonio Police for allegedly vowing to "shoot as many people as possible" at a mosque in the Medical Center area. Investigators said Bane planned to use a .45 caliber handgun to open fire at the mosque. He was charged with a Class B Misdemeanor for allegedly making terroristic threats, and was given $2,000 bond. View More>>