Militia livestreaming entire event until batteries die
View video archive from early Wednesday morning onward HERE
Update 4:05 p.m: Authorities have offered members of the group an out. If they meet at the main gate they will be safely escorted out. If not, the window may be missed and who knows what will ensue.
Update: 11:43 a.m.: Helicopter flew in from the west and is making passes. Militia could be heard saying, “Take cover!” The chopper appears to be well equipped, “no call letters,” and has a “camera on the front.”
Update 9:24 a.m.: All media outlets have left under instruction of the FBI in preparation for an all out battle.
Update 9:01 a.m.: Shots fired at drone in the air. “Eyes in the sky.”
Update 8:55 a.m.: One militia member, the one who called his mom, has now called for all military and all patriots to “come get some” and “fight for your country.” The man said if law enforcement try to stop you from coming, “kill them.”
Update 8:15 a.m.: Older Navy SEALs are expected to parachute in to aid the patriots against a violent FBI siege. They are “30 minutes out.” The shit’s about to get real and the mainstream is in full media blackout. One militia member is on the phone with his mom and vows to die a free man. “I was born for this,” he said. “We have God on our side,” he told his mom.
“We are all willing to lay down our lives. I want you to know you son is a good boy. I want you to know that. But I got to go mom, ” the man said before hanging up the phone.
Update 8:10 a.m.: “There are some mad dog motherfuckers I know that are coming to get some.,” one militia member was overheard saying to the female, suggesting the FBI may be walking into a trap and will possibly be flanked later in the day.
Update 7:57 a.m.: FBI preparing for incursion.
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Update 7:33 a.m.: Militia member Blaine Cooper is presumably in charge of militia operations at the refuge.
Update: 7:22 a.m.: Female militia member gave last wishes, testimony, to cameraman in full anticipation of being killed by authorities. The woman also wished her two dogs be cared for in the event of her death. The woman is wielding an AK-47, U.S. variant, with a 30 round clip.
Update 3:56 a.m.: FBI is moving in from “both sides.”
A woman’s voice could be heard on the livestream saying, “Ruby Ridge here we go. Thanks for staying guys. […] Don’t let us die in vain.”
(INTELLIHUB) — “This is a civil war now. You know this right? We are making history right here,” one militia member could be head saying on the livestream, ranting about how LaVoy Finicum was murdered by the FBI Tuesday in cold blood.
Early Wednesday morning, militia member, activist, David Fry set the stream up and is scheduled to continue streaming as long as his batteries last. He has vowed to fight to the death if attacked by authorities who currently have the refuge surrounded.
Fry said born children were evacuated from the compound, however a pregnant woman and an embedded member of the media, possibly a woman, remains.
Media trucks stand between the FBI agents and militia embedded in and around the compound.
Sunrise occurred at 7:18 a.m..
Important note: Peter Santilli is being held at the Multnoamah County Jail, and has no charges at this time despite FBI reports. He was originally brought in by U.S. Marshalls according to the jails database, which was later updated to Portland FBI.