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Federal prosecutors present extensive evidence in failed kidnapping plot

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Federal prosecutors laid out extensive evidence in court Tuesday against 5 of the men charged in an alleged terrorist plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

The U.S. attorney’s office showed pages of text messages, photos and videos of the men discussing and preparing their plan to kidnap the Governor.

Adam Fox, one of the men, told investigators his plan was to take her in a boat to the middle of Lake Michigan and just leave her there.

The men also discussed killing police officers. In one video, Brandon Caserta says he planned to take out as many police as he could.

Defense attorneys dismissed the evidence as “Big Talk.”

But a federal magistrate judge called the Caserta video “chilling” and denied bond for him and two other men.