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Sovereigns Arrested for Plot to Kidnap, Kill Officers

August 23, 2013
Two sovereign citizens planning to kidnap and kill a Las Vegas Metro Police officer were arrested Tuesday following a three-month undercover investigation into the scheme.

Video: Utah Sovereign Citizen Arrested After High-Speed Chase

May 8, 2013
Utah Highway Patrol troopers arrested a Utah woman after a high-speed pursuit. She identified herself as a sovereign citizen and told troopers they had "no authority to stop her."

Utah Sovereign Citizen's High-Speed Chase

May 8, 2013

Utah Highway Patrol troopers arrested 44-year-old Lisa Anne Bluth following a high-speed pursuit on I-15. Bluth told officers she was a sovereign citizen and they had "no authority to stop her." Read the full story here.

Sovereign Citizens

November 29, 2012

Two North Carolina detectives discuss sovereign citizens with POLICE and give patrol officers suggestions about how to recognize and deal with these police haters. Rob Finch and Kory Flowers are detectives in the Criminal Intelligence Unit of the Greensboro Police Department. For more, read their feature, "Sovereign Citizens: A Clear and Present Danger."

Sovereign Citizens: A Clear and Present Danger

September 21, 2012

Sovereign citizens believe that the government has no right to tax them, issue licenses, or do many of the other things that the average American citizen has accepted as the roles of government. They also believe that the only legitimate law enforcement officer is the elected sheriff.

Sovereign Citizen Leader Indicted for Tax Crimes

September 18, 2012
James Timothy Turner is "president" of the Republic for the united States of America (RuSA), probably the largest and most organized sovereign citizens group active in the United States today, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Video: Sovereign Citizen TASERed In Idaho

September 18, 2012
A 21-year-old man was TASERed by a Kootenai County, Idaho, court bailiff on Monday, after he refused repeated commands to stop filming near a courtroom. Robert Peterson entered the courthouse for a hearing on a citation he received for riding his bicycle at night without a light.

Sovereign Citizen TASERed In Courthouse

September 18, 2012

Robert Peterson, 21, was TASERed by a court bailiff after he refused repeated commands to stop filming near a hallway in Kootenai County court. He claims he's exempt from statues and regulations. Read the full story here.

Sovereign Citizens Linked To La. Deputy Killings

August 20, 2012
Authorities are now investigating whether the suspects arrested in the shootings of four Louisiana deputies have ties to extremist, anti-federal government groups.

Wash. 'Sovereigns' Arrested After SWAT Standoff

August 10, 2012
Spokane County (Wash.) Sheriff's SWAT officers arrested two sovereign citizens who refused to exit their truck after a nearly three-hour standoff in Otis Orchards on Wednesday.

Shots Fired: West Memphis, Arkansas 05/20/2010

October 24, 2011

After sovereign citizens ambushed two West Memphis officers, Arkansas Game and Fish Warden Mike Neal came face to face with the cop killers in a Walmart parking lot. After taking AK-47 fire, Neal returned fire and rammed them with his truck.

West Memphis Chief Retires To Educate LE About Sovereign Citizens

September 1, 2011
West Memphis (Ark.) Police Chief Bob Paudert, who lost his son and another officer in a roadside gunfight with two sovereign citizens, is stepping down to educate law enforcement groups about the dangers of sovereign citizens.

Stopping Two Sovereign Citizen Cop Killers

June 22, 2011

Wildlife Officer Michael K. Neal of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission was picked as NLEOMF's Officer of the Month (October 2010) for stopping a father and son duo from killing more people by ramming his truck into their vehicle. POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down with him during National Police Week in May.

West Memphis Shooting: Wal-Mart Shootout

June 17, 2011

Arkansas wildlife officer Michael K. Neal ended a gun battle between law enforcement and two sovereign citizens at a West Memphis Wal-Mart by ramming the suspect's minivan with his agency truck.

West Memphis Shooting: Traffic Stop

June 17, 2011

This is the raw video of the dash-cam footage from the initial traffic stop made by West Memphis (Ark.) Police Officers Brandon Paudert and Bill Evans, who pulled over sovereign citizens Jerry and son Joseph Kane.

'60 Minutes' Profiles Sovereign Citizen Movement

May 16, 2011
Sovereign citizens are Americans who believe the country's laws don't apply to them. They ignore requirements such as driver's licenses and social security cards and oftentimes don't pay taxes.

Arkansas Cop Killers Professed Extremist, Anti-Government Views

May 24, 2010
The Kanes, who allegedly killed two West Memphis PD officers and were later killed in a gun battle with officers in a Wal-Mart parking lot, traveled the country giving seminars on "mortgage fraud" and gave foreclosure advice.

Arkansas Wildlife Officer Ended Gun Battle by Ramming Suspects' Van

May 23, 2010
Crittenden County Sheriff Dick Busby, who was unarmed and wounded in the incident, has said "all hell broke loose," after officers pulled over the white minivan driven by the suspects.

Two Officers Killed, Two Wounded in West Memphis, Ark.

May 20, 2010
Two West Memphis Police officers were killed and two other law enforcement officers, including Crittenden County Sheriff Dick Busby, were shot today after two suspects were pulled over on a drug interdiction stop around noon on Interstate 40 at Airport Road. The two suspects were shot dead.
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