The FBI arrests two alleged members of the far-right Boogaloo Boys group. FBI

of FBI Authorities have arrested two alleged members of the far-right rebel group Boogaloo Boys as they grow concerned about possible violence over next week’s US midterm elections.

Timothy Tegan was due to appear in federal court on Wednesday Detroitsaid an FBI spokesperson if charges against him were sealed.

In a criminal complaint filed Monday, the FBI said it had enough evidence to charge Sandusky’s Aaron McIllips. Ohio, with Interstate Communications of Unlawful Possession and Intimidation of Machine Guns. McKillips was believed to be a member of the Boogaloo Boys and a militia group called the Sons of Liberty, according to the complaint.

McKillips’ attorney, Neil McElroy, said he sought McKillips’ release pending a November 9 detention hearing in Toledo.

Teagan’s arrest on Tuesday came a week before Election Day. I’m here.

Federal authorities have already indicted at least five people this year. Election officials are concerned that conspiracy theorists are signing up to work as pollsters. I’m here.

In Phoenix on Tuesday, a federal judge agreed to limit the group monitoring outdoor ballot drop boxes in Arizona.

U.S. District Court Judge Michael Liburdi has placed a temporary injunction against Clean Elections USA and the Lions of Liberty and Yavapai County Preparation Team associated with the far-right rebel Oath Keepers Group. He said he would give orders.

These groups or anyone working with them are prohibited from filming or following anyone within 23 meters of the ballot box or the entrance to the building where the ballot box is located. They cannot speak or yell at individuals within their boundaries unless they are spoken to first. This is the standard distance maintained around polling places under Arizona law, but is generally not enforced for drop-boxes.

The order also prohibited members of the group or agents working on their behalf from carrying firearms or wearing body armor within 250 feet (76 meters) of the drop box.

of MichiganTeagan was among a dozen or so people who openly carried guns during a demonstration outside the state capitol in Lansing in January 2021. Promoted the “boogaloo” movement, a slang term for the civil war in the United States.

Tegan told reporters that the purpose of the demonstration was to “promote a message of peace and unity to members of the Left and Right.” [Black Lives Matter]to Trump supporters, to the militias of the Three Percenters, to Antifa.”

Some boogaloo promoters claim they don’t truly advocate violence. However, the movement is linked to domestic terrorist plots.

In the criminal complaint against McKillips, the FBI alleges that he made threats to kill police officers and online threats to kill people they determined were federal informants. The FBI also claims that McKillips provided the equipment to convert the rifle into a machine gun.

“I literally handed out machine guns in Michigan,” McIllips said in the recording, the complaint states.

In September 2021 he said in a private chat group:

In May of this year, McKillips and another user of the Signal messaging system threatened to kill another user they believed to be an informant for the FBI or the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Agency.

In July, McKillips threatened to “suck pigs” at the Signal group, meaning he would kill police officers if the situation worsened following the fatal police shooting in Akron.

McKillips has frequently advocated violence against police officers, federal agents, government buildings, stores like Walmart and Target, and has even threatened to blow up Facebook headquarters. The FBI arrests two alleged members of the far-right Boogaloo Boys group. FBI

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