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Court records: White supremacists planned attacks in Virginia, Oklahoma to incite race war

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. - An alleged plot by white supremacists in Virginia to incite a race war included plans in Oklahoma.

Federal court documents obtained by WTVR provided some disturbing details into the plan that was made by several Virginia men.

Authorities say those plans included bombing and shootings at black churches and Jewish synagogues, as well as a plot to kill a jeweler and rob an armored car.

Fortunately, those plans were brought to a halt by the FBI.

"I walked to the end of the cul-de-sac, and saw 15 police cars, marked and unmarked, and K9s searching," a witness told WTVR. "There were people wearing camo and carrying big weapons."

Court records claim that Robert Doyle and Ronald Chaney, along with other members of the white supremacist version of the Asatru faith, met inside a home in Chester.

During one of those meetings, members allegedly talked about acting out their extremist beliefs by targeting black churches and Jewish synagogues. They also allegedly were plotting to kill an Oklahoma gun store owner.

Authorities claim Doyle met up with another man, Charles Halderman, to plan the murder of a jeweler, rob an armored truck and harm a Virginia gun store owner.


"It's a shame you can't worship your God in peace," said Rodney Clarke, the chairman of the trustees of a Baptist church. "You try to have your focus on him, but you have to worry about what's coming through the door."

All three men are charged with one felony, but officers expect more charges to be filed.