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5 more charged in Ga. military militia case



Published: Tue, September 11, 2012 @ 1:39 p.m.

5 more charged in Ga. military militia case

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Prosecutors in southeast Georgia have charged five more men in connection with an anti-government militia that authorities say was led by Army soldiers from Fort Stewart.

Atlantic Judicial Circuit District Attorney Tom Durden said today the men are accused of committing thefts, burglaries and auto break-ins to fund the militia group.

The new charges come after prosecutors last month announced that four Fort Stewart soldiers charged with killing two people in December belonged to a militia group they say planned to bomb a park fountain in Savannah, poison apple crops in Washington state and overthrow the U.S. government. Authorities say they spent at least $87,000 on weapons.

Durden says he’s been told none of the five latest suspects currently serve in the Army, but at least three of them are former soldiers.


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