Member of Michigan Militia That Plotted to Kill Cops Pleads Guilty

Hutaree members charged in case. Clough is pictured in the last photo on the right on the top row. /southern poverty law center photo
By Allan Lengel

A member of a southeast Michigan militia known as “Hutaree” pleaded guilty Monday to his role in a plot to use explosives against local and fed law enforcement, the Detroit Free Press reported.

Joshua Clough admitted guilt on the same day an FBI report on the group was released. The report concluded that the name “Hutaree” was made up by the son of a ringleader and had no meaning, the Free Press reported.

Clough was one of nine members charged in the case and accused of trying to overthrow the government.

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