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Alaska militia member receives 5-years prison term

...conviction and is considering appealing the sentence.Schaeffer Cox, the leader of the Fairbanks-based Alaska Peacemaker Militia, and another militia member, Lonnie Vernon, are scheduled for sentencing Nov. 19 on more serious charges, including...
Documents show militia's plan to kill judge

FAIRBANKS - Schaeffer Cox and a Peacemakers Militia associate allegedly stored a cache of weapons in the Fairbanks Ice Park parking lot and bought inert grenades they thought were...
6 attend hearing on alleged militia murder plot

...judge in retaliation for an attempt to arrest a militia member. Authorities say the five are leaders of the Alaska Peacemakers Militia and had planned to kill the two victims if a militia member was killed during the alleged plot. State and federal...
Schaeffer Cox's speeches in the Lower 48 prompted FBI investigation

...exactly which Cox speech triggered the investigation, Traverso said. Cox and several others associated with the Peacemakers Militia have pleaded not guilty. They have been in jail since their March 10 arrest. Traverso also wants to know what...
Anchorage jurors hear testimony about militia leader

...calling themselves the Alaska Peacemaker Militia.Cox, Coleman Barney, 37...The initial training for the Peacemakers Militia took place in November 2009...voted on whether to join the Peacemakers Militia and most voted against it...
Defense begins cross-examination of informant

...alleged cohorts as well as the purchase of illegal weapons.Olson said his mission was to become a member the Alaska Peacemakers Militia, led by Cox, and to observe the group. He said he was told not to call for any action, he said."But you...
Alaska Peacemakers Militia member faces fake document charges in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - A member of the Alaska Peacemakers Militia is facing misdemeanor charges alleging he delivered fake court documents to court officials. Kenneth R. Thesing was issued a...
Alaska judge rewards informant for help in prosecuting alleged plot to kill judges, officials

...Daily News-Miner reported Olson's help led to the arrest of Schaeffer Cox and four people associated with the Peacemakers Militia. Prosecutors say the group made plans to kill Alaska State Troopers, judges and court officials. The other four...
Fairbanks-area militia trial begins

...including FBI agents and an FBI informant, Gerald Olson, who recorded meetings after infiltrating the Alaska Peacemakers Militia led by Cox. With his involvement, Olson avoided his own jail time in an unrelated theft case.Nelson Traverso...
Militia members stand accused of murder plot

...troopers and other government officials.According to prosecutors, Cox, the 28-year-old head of the Alaska Peacemakers Militia, believed his group would eventually need to take up arms against the government, and "be sufficiently armed...


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