A person attempted to breach Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's summer home in August, just months after the conviction of 9 men in a plot to kidnap the governor, according to a statement from Whitmer's chief of staff.
A man scaled the cliff at the governor's summer house on Aug. 26 in Antrim County, Michigan, according to a source briefed on the investigation. Initially, he allegedly told members of Gov. Whitmer's state police detail he was trying to get photos of the bridge close to the governor's home, but upon further investigation, state police learned he was trying to get video or recordings of conversations happening on the governor's porch, according to the source.
The man was detained, but not arrested, according to the source, and because the governor lives on an island, he was physically put on a ferry and sent back to mainland Michigan.
Authorities did not say if the governor was home at the time during the August incident.
Nine men were convicted last year
ive other men charged in connection with the kidnapping plot have been acquitted.
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