Man charged in plot against Michigan Gov. Whitmer pleads guilty, will 'fully cooperate'

DETROIT — A Hartland Township man pleaded guilty Wednesday to plotting with several others to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, securing the first conviction in a high-profile case involving violent extremism in Michigan. Federal prosecutors revealed new details early Wednesday hours before Ty Garbin, 25, pleaded guilty in front of U.S. District Judge Robert Jonker in Grand Rapids. The kidnapping conspiracy charge is punishable by up to life in federal prison and Garbin will be sentenced July 8. Garbin has agreed to “fully cooperate” with the FBI, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Michigan …

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