The two are also believed to be involved in a violent anti-government group that has a history of killing police.
The arrest of 42-year-old David Brutsche and 67-year-old Devon Newman comes after a four-month undercover investigation that led Las Vegas police to believe the two were about to hatch a deadly plot against local law enforcement.
Investigators say both planned to follow police cars, then if an officer made a traffic stop, they would capture the policeman and take him away to be tied up and ultimately killed.
They'd then start over.
"They would be compelled to keep repeating their actions - kidnapping and killing multiple police officers," said Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. Jim Seebock.
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