A Mendota Heights man pleaded guilty Wednesday to possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of high-purity methamphetamine in a case related to a federal investigation of white supremacist activity.
Joseph Benjamin Thomas, 42, and an accused accomplice, Samuel Johnson of Austin, 31, were indicted in April. Johnson was indicted on weapons charges.
In Mendota Heights man pleads guilty to meth charges, the Pioneer Press adds:
Thomas told the agent that he wanted to stir debate on immigration amnesty issues and that he would risk his life for the supremacist movement, the FBI's affidavit said.
The FBI had been watching Thomas since 2010 as part domestic terrorism probe.
Photos: Joseph Benjamin Thomas in 2009, by Jaime Hokanson, Indymedia.
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