Indictment: Militia members sought to 'levy war' against U.S.

Detroit (THE DETROIT NEWS) — Nine members of a Lenawee County-based militia group were planning to “levy war” against the United States and “oppose by force” the nation’s government, according to an indictment unsealed this morning in U.S. District Court in Detroit.

Seven of the defendants of the “Hutaree” militia appeared briefly this morning in U.S. District Court in Detroit and were ordered held without bond until Wednesday, when bond hearings will be held. Assistant U.S. Attorney Ronald Waterstreet said he wants all the defendants held pending trial.

via Indictment: Militia members sought to ‘levy war’ against U.S. | detnews.com | The Detroit News.

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