Wisconsin judge denies bail for man accused in Gov. Whitmer kidnap plot

DETROIT — A Wisconsin man accused of helping with the alleged surveillance of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s vacation home was denied bail on Thursday while his lawyer prepares to fight his extradition to Michigan.Brian Higgins, 52, will remain in custody in Columbia County, Wisconsin, until an extradition hearing scheduled for Dec. 15.The hearing will focus on extradition paperwork Whitmer signed. Higgins’ lawyer, Christopher Van Wagner, said Wednesday that Whitmer should not have signed the document because she has a conflict of interest as the potential victim in the alleged kidnap plot.A…

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