A sitting sheriff in Michigan defended one of the men recently charged in a plot to kidnap the Wolverine State’s Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
This interview with a sitting sheriff in Michigan is absolutely wild. pic.twitter.com/h7WKsrAqCZ — Ross Jones (@rossjonesWXYZ) October 9, 2020.
The sheriff was then asked if he has any “regrets” about sharing a stage with a man who has since been accused of trying to kidnap the governor.
Because you can still, in Michigan, if it’s a felony, you can make a felony arrest.
The sheriff goes on to cite what he believed to be the statute that authorizes citizens’ arrests in Michigan.
“Sheriff Dar Leaf’s supposition that the act was not a kidnapping of Governor Whitmer but a citizen’s arrest has to be understood in the historical context of citizen’s arrests,” he explained.
What’s most relevant here is that it’s hard to remove a sheriff because there’s no specific code of conduct. »