Jun 13, 2022
Patriot Front Leader among 31 arrested, accused of planning riots near Idaho Pride celebration Transcript
The 31 Patriot Front members were arrested with riot gear after a tipster reported seeing people loading up into a U-Haul like “a little army.” Read the transcript here.
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Well, new tonight, a Conroe man was among 31 people arrested in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, allegedly part of a white supremacist hate group on its way to start a riot. According to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s office, 22-year-old, Robert Whitted has been charged with criminal conspiracy, which is a misdemeanor. 31 men … Here they are … were found inside of a U-Haul. Police say they found evidence of what appeared to be a homemade riot shield and other protective equipment. The U-Haul was stopped not far from where a pride event was taking place. You see it here. In total, seven Texans are facing charges, including Thomas Rousseau, the alleged leader of the so-called Patriot Front, which is designated as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.