You may remember Craig Cobb as being the ‘black’ white supremacist who was humiliated on the Trisha Goddard Show in front of a live TV audience by finding out he was 14% African. Or you may remember him as the man who was arrested on gun charges for terrorizing the neighborhood. Either way, Craig Cobb’s story just keeps getting more ridiculous.
Cobb, a white supremacist who recently found out he’s part black, was arrested earlier this week for approaching someone with a firearm, and has chosen to represent himself in court against the charges. Kynan Dutton, fellow neo-Nazi, joined Cobb the day of the arrest and has requested a public defender. Both men are accused of terrorizing people in Leith, North Dakota with guns and are being held without bond on three separate felony charges.
“Craig Cobb and Kynan Dutton approached myself and Lee Cook with a shotgun and rifle in hand. I took photographs, they walked around town twice, they followed Miller Ferry (another resident) home, scared her with a shotgun and rifle in hand. We called 911, and the Grant County Sheriffs came out with the two deputies, John Foss and Derrick and took them into custody, handcuffed them,” said Leif resident Greg Bruce.
Cobb relocated to Leith a few months ago to build a haven for white supremacists. He bought 16 plots of land and summoned fellow white supremacists to join him. In a text message to the Tribune before he was taken into custody, Cobb said,
“Because of the many violences (sic) and harassments against we (sic) and the children, we have commenced armed patrols of Leith.” In a follow up text, Cobb said he has new plans to name some of his property the “Adolph Hitler Pvt. Park of Leith.”
This reminds me of the old adage, “A person who represents himself at trial has a fool for a client.” This could not ring more true in this case.
Watch Cobb’s appearance on the Trisha Goddard Show in the video below: