- Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office
- Jonathan Kolanowski.
A man connected with a secret white supremacist convention hosting Richard Spencer was arrested Sunday night in Pittsfield Charter Township for illegally carrying weapons, according to the township's police department.
Harshberger says there were no injuries and everyone else involved in the incident was released at the scene. Kolanowski was the only member from either group arrested.
Rumors spread on social media speculating that white supremacist Richard Spencer — who is town to speak at Michigan State University on Monday — was involved in the incident, but Harshberger says those rumors are false.
The white supremacist convention was originally intended to be held at Sterling Heights' Carpathia Club but was canceled once the venue owners learned who they were going to be hosting. It was later moved to a private location in Ann Arbor.
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