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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 militia leader tries to serve judge

...courthouse Wednesday for a scheduled hearing on a trial date for a weapons charge. But Cox, head of the Alaska Peacemakers Militia, instead attempted to serve paperwork on District Court Judge Patrick Hammers. Cox also told a state trooper...
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Indictments expected in alleged trooper plot

...the other four. The alleged murder and kidnappings plans were made during "command staff" meetings of Cox's Peacemakers Militia, which were secretly recorded by the FBI, according to the charging documents. The documents describe a plan...
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...


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