White nationalist group members face riot-planning charges in Idaho court

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(Reuters) – Thirty-one members of the white nationalist group Patriot Front were expected to appear in an Idaho court on Monday for an arraignment following their weekend arrest on suspicion of plotting to violently disrupt an LGBTQ pride event. The men, arrested on Saturday after the U-Haul rental truck they were riding in was pulled over, face misdemeanor charges of conspiracy to riot and possibly additional offenses, according to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Police Chief Lee White. Arraignments in Kootenai County District Court begin at 2 p.m. PDT (2100 GMT). The men are expected to be arraigned a…

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