February 8, 2018 Posted by Daryl Johnson Antigovernment Extremism-General

LAS VEGAS, [NV]--Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to reconsider the dismissal of the criminal case against a Nevada rancher who led a 2014 armed standoff with government agents. Dayle Elieson, the interim U.S. Attorney in Nevada, wrote in a court filing Wednesday that states' rights activist Cliven Bundy and his sons Ryan and Ammon Bundy have a right to their beliefs but don't have a right to obstruct federal law enforcement officers. Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro last month dismissed the criminal case against Bundy, his two sons and a Montana militia leader. The judge cited what she called flagrant misconduct by federal prosecutors who failed to fully share evidence with de  

February 8, 2018 Posted by Daryl Johnson Domestic Extremism

SALT LAKE CITY, [UT]--The state of Utah is investigating allegations of food stamp fraud among members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The state action follows a federal case that concluded last year. Lyle Jeffs, the brother of the group’s leader, was sentenced for fraud and for escaping authorities. Bethany Hyatt, spokeswoman for Utah’s Department of Workforce Services, said Utah will look at individual church members, whereas the federal probe investigated retail stores run by the FLDS. About 150 FLDS families in Utah receive SNAP benefits, or food stamps. Utah authorities are only looking at what individuals do at a retail store, not at what they do  

February 8, 2018 Posted by Daryl Johnson White Supremacist Movement

CLEVELAND, [TX]--Matthew Follis, 38, Alexandria Holloway, 26, Shain Whitmire, 38, Everitt McAdams, 34, and Shasta Cole, 33, were all arrested Feb. 2 in an area northeast of Cleveland off of U.S. 59/I-69 . All five are allegedly linked to the Texas prison gang Aryan Brotherhood, said Bryan Carlisle of the Montgomery County Auto Theft Task Force, which participated in the raid along with the San Jacinto County Sheriff's Office and Liberty County Pct. 6 Constable's Office. Officers, dressed in tactical gear and carrying high-powered rifles, breached the camping trailers, house and outbuildings on property in the 400 block of Our Road, while helicopter air support flew overhead and an ambulanc