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Dozens of White Supremacists Arrested in Idaho Had Planned to Riot, Authorities Say

After receiving a tip from a concerned citizen, the police detained and charged 31 people who belonged to a far-right group known as Patriot Front.

Dozens of members of a white supremacist group were arrested on Saturday in Idaho before they could act on plans to riot at a local Pride event, the police said.

After receiving a tip from a concerned citizen, the police detained and charged 31 people who belonged to a far-right group known as Patriot Front, said Lee White, the chief of the Coeur d’Alene Police Department, at a news conference.

They are being charged with conspiracy to riot, a misdemeanor, he said.

Read more at The New York Times

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