Law enforcement sources are now stating there’s no evidence linking Cruz to the group, and the group’s leader — Jordan Jereb — has been outed as an attention seeker with a history of fibbing to acquire more limelight for himself and his tiny group that almost no one has ever heard of before today.
“Leon County law enforcement sources told the Tallahassee Democrat that they could not find information linking Cruz, 19, to the Republic of Florida Militia, as claimed by the group’s self-proclaimed leader Jordan Jereb,” reports the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper. “[Jordan’s] comments to the Anti-Defamation League and The Associated Press set off a media firestorm Thursday at about midday that Cruz was connected to the alt-right, white nationalist group.”
According to the paper, Leon County Sheriff Office spokesperson Lt. Grady Jordan stated, “We are still doing some work but we have no known ties between the ROF, Jordan Jereb or the Broward shooter.”
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