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Twin brothers charged in alleged Whitmer kidnapping plot get out on bond

Posted at 8:56 AM, Dec 04, 2020

Two twin brothers who were among those charged in the plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer were the latest suspects to be released on bond.

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In court on Wednesday, William and Michael Null, 38, had their $250,000 cash bonds reduced to the point where they could post 10%, cash or surety. Both men posted the bond.

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Both been charged by the state with providing material support for terrorist acts, and carrying or possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony.

During the hearing, Attorney Tom Siver argued that the twins should be released immediately, and said that it the trial was in the wrong county. He argued the twins never left a Walmart parking lot in Cadillac.

An assistant attorney general argued the brothers were being driven to do surveillance on Whitmer's summer home, and that they didn't want to turn back and did leave the parking lot.

Bond has been reduced for several suspects in the plot.