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Indictments expected in alleged trooper plot

...Francis "Schaeffer" Cox, 27; Michael Anderson, 35; Coleman Barney, 36; Lonnie Vernon, 55; and his wife, Karen Vernon, 66, were being held at Fairbanks Correctional Facility on $2 million bail. All face charges of conspiracy to commit...
Fairbanks militia leader, 3 others moved to jails closer to Anchorage

...accused of owning illegal weapons.Vernon and his wife, Karen Vernon, also are accused in a second case of threatening to...Lonnie Vernon are being held at the Anchorage jail. Karen Vernon is being held at Highland Mountain Correctional Center...
Foreclosure OK'd in Alaska tax protest case; couple in jail awaiting murder conspiracy trial

...Judge Lonny Suko has issued the order against Lonnie and Karen Vernon, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The couple...federal government. A borough notice in March said Karen Vernon had a debt of $2,718.Although the Vernons are incarcerated...
5 accused of Alaska militia plot plead not guilty

...charge at a February trial. Besides Cox, the other defendants are Michael Anderson, Coleman Barney and Lonnie and Karen Vernon. Also, the state has accused Barney's wife, Rachel, of hiding Cox.
Documents show militia's plan to kill judge

...warrant on Cox in a plan they called "241" (two for one). In addition, separate and new federal indictments accuse Karen Vernon and her husband, Lonnie, both of Salcha, of threatening to kill a federal judge, a member of the judge's family...
Federal charges added in Fairbanks militia case

...has been charged with murder conspiracy. In March, state prosecutors charged the three along with Vernon's wife, Karen Vernon, and Michael O. Anderson of the Fairbanks area. That case was thrown out last fall when a state judge ruled secret...
Alaska militia member gets nearly 26 years

...far less dramatic hearing later Monday, his wife, Karen Vernon, 67, was sentenced to 12 years in prison.Before she was sentenced, Karen Vernon apologized and said her "words and actions were not...
Defense begins cross-examination of informant

...recording was shut off, and Cox and Barney were arrested immediately because of the unexpected presence of the man.Karen Vernon is not charged in the federal trial. She and Lonnie Vernon are charged in a separate case with plotting to murder the...
Alaska judge rewards informant for help in prosecuting alleged plot to kill judges, officials

...State Troopers, judges and court officials. The other four are Michael Anderson, Coleman Barney, and Lonnie and Karen Vernon. All pleaded not guilty and have been in jail since their March 10 arrest. "Olson assisted (the prosecution...
Fairbanks-area militia trial begins

...56, is charged in a separate case with his wife, Karen Vernon, with plotting to murder the chief federal judge in...dismissed charges against Cox, Barney and Lonnie and Karen Vernon. At the time, prosecutors said the decision to dismiss...


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