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Shawn Fix biography: 13 things about Gretchen Whitmer kidnapping conspirator from Michigan

Shawn Michael Fix (©Antrim County Jail)

Shawn Michael Fix (©Antrim County Jail)

Shawn Michael Fix is a white man from Michigan, United States. He is a member of the militia group called the Wolverine Watchmen, which is anti-government and anti-law enforcement.

The Wolverine Watchmen was involved in the thwarted plot to kidnap 49th Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer while the U.S. is battling against the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Here are 13 more things about Fix:

  1. He is 1982.
  2. He attended Belleville High School in Belleville, Michigan.
  3. He lives there with his three children and his fiancée in a two-story white-sided house with black shutters on a tree-lined country road in Belleville. He displayed two campaign signs supporting Donald Trump in his front lawn.
  4. He is a truck driver. He had numerous driving infractions from 2007 to 2018.
  5. In 2009, he had a drunken driving offense.
  6. In November 2012, he was charged with assault and battery and aggravated assault but he was never convicted. His accuser dropped the charges in 2013.
  7. He hosted meetings for the Wolverine Watchmen paramilitary group, provided support and resources to the group and took part in its tactical training.
  8. He and his co-conspirators Eric Molitor, William Null and Michael Null aided in physical surveillance of Whitmer’s private vacation home near Elk Rapids, Antrim County, Michigan.
  9. On October 7, 2020, Michigan State Police troopers and Federal Bureau Investigation agents raided his house in Belleville. He was arrested and booked into the Antrim County Jail in Bellaire, Michigan.
  10. In the morning of October 9, 2020, he appeared in court via Zoom from the Antrim County Jail . He was represented by Paul Jarboe.
  11. He is bond was set at $250,000. If he posts bond, he will have to wear a GPS tether and remain under home arrest and is not allowed to leave the state of Michigan, possess weapons and communicate with his co-defendants.
  12. His probable cause conference will be scheduled on or before October 21, 2020. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on October 28, 2020.
  13. He was charged with providing material support for terrorist acts and carrying or possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony.

(This is a developing story. Updates will be added as soon as they are available.)

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