PHOENIX — Two men facing weapons and drug charges arising from a raid on a
property in Yavapai County are scheduled to change their pleas Friday in federal
Kirby Kehoe and his 37-year-old son, Cheyne, had previously pleaded not guilty
to federal charges of illegally possessing firearms and body armor and intent to
Authorities said they seized dozens of guns and ammunition when they raided
Kirby Kehoe’s 40-acre property near Ash Fork in October.
Both men have previous felony convictions and are banned from possessing
Authorities said the Kehoe family was involved in a plot to overthrow the
federal government and establish the Aryan Peoples Republic in the Pacific
The elder Kehoe maintains he was never involved in his sons’ efforts to
establish a whites-only nation.