Kaleb Franks is one of the 13 men involved in a plot to kidnap the Governor of Michigan, Gretchen Whitmer (Democratic Party). He and the men are part of a militia group that planned to overthrow the government.
The plot was foiled as it was discovered by the FBI who immediately sprang into action and have taken several individuals under custody.
Franks is a part of the Wolverine Watchmen and is one of the 6 men federally charged with trying to kidnap the governor from her vacation home and trying to spark a civil war.
|Age||26 years old|
Seven people associated with the militia group “Wolverine Watchmen” were charged by the state of Michigan in an alleged plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the state attorney general says. A total of 13 have now been charged in the plot. https://t.co/0zE4umBXOI
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) October 8, 2020
10 Facts About Kaleb Franks
- Kaleb Franks was born in 1994 and his age is around 26 years old as fo October 2020 according to this source.
- According to the authorities, he attended a meeting on July 7 where the members of the Wolverine Watchmen discussed overthrowing the state government and kidnapping the governor.
- According to court papers, Kaleb said he did not want to kidnap her but was only at the meeting for the training.
- The mugshots do not clearly show Kaleb’s height but he is believed to be 6 feet tall.
- There is also no information about his wife or family in public media. Police have instructed news media to stay off of his property.
- Franks lives in Waterford house and neighbors on his street said that they saw dozens of officials storm his house in tactical gear and with SWAT present.
- The Wolverine Watchmen and six other men were training jointly and planned on storming the Michigan Capitol.
- Their complaint had been against the COVID restrictions enforced by Governor Whitmer in Michigan.
- According to them, it was a breach of their freedom rights and they also said ‘government is slavery’.
- Governor Whitmer is a democrat and is aligned with lockdown restrictions which had been opposed by other domestic terrorists and militias for a while.