TODAY | August 23, 2013
>>> were plotting to kidnap officers, put them on trial and execute them in a vacant house. for more, we go to pete williams in washington d.c. with the latest. pete, what can you tell us.
>> police in las vegas say the two were arrested after an undercover investigation that lasted several months. authorities charged him age 42 with attempted murder. both planned to follow police cars and if an officer made a traffic stop the two would take the policeman away to be tied up and killed. they were members of a radical extremist group that doesn't believe police have any legitimate power.
>> i feel that they are going far beyond what the constitution allows. i'm in jail because the government with under cover agents wants me here.
>> an undercover policeman took them to a house where they began building their own jail. they're said to be members of the movement whose members have been known to kill police before.
>> all right, pete, thank you