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2 Whitmer kidnap plot suspects found not guilty; mistrial declared for other 2

• Detroit Free Press

The jury declared two of those men not guilty, but deadlocked on the charges against the other two, who will be retried.

Defendant Daniel Harris — the only one who testified at the trial — was acquitted on all four counts, with the judge telling the 24-year-old Lake Orion man he would be free to go Friday afternoon.  

Top, from left: Adam Fox and Barry Croft
Bottom, from left: Daniel Harris and Brandon Caserta

Brandon Caserta, 33, of Canton, was acquitted on the only count he faced: kidnapping conspiracy. He, like Harris, was freed Friday — which is also his birthday — after more than 18 months in jail following his arrest in an FBI sting outside an Ypsilanti warehouse. 


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