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The Latest on the Conspiracy to Kidnap the Governor of Michigan Charge


United States Attorney Andrew Birge’s latest comments on the case


          GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge issued the following statement today on the jury’s decision on the charges related to the plot to kidnap the Governor of Michigan:

          “Although we are disappointed the jury did not reach decisions in our favor, we continue to respect the jury trial system whatever the outcome.  And we thank the jury for their service.  Two defendants now await re-trial and, for that reason, we have no further statement at this time.”


Link to: Press Conference Remarks


Links to Relevant Press Releases

Federal Grand Jury Returns A Superseding Indictment Adding New Charges In The Conspiracy To Kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer 

Ty Garbin Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Federal Grand Jury Charges Six With Conspiracy To Kidnap The Governor Of Michigan

Six Arrested On Federal Charge Of Conspiracy To Kidnap The Governor Of Michigan

Criminal Complaint



Updated April 8, 2022

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