Leader of Supremacist Group Pleads Not Guilty

The reputed leader of a Connecticut white supremacist group known as the "White Wolves" pleaded not guilty Thursday to weapons charges, according to the Connecticut Post.

Kenneth Zrallack, 29, of Ansonia, is charged with organizing the manufacture and sale of grenades and other weapons to an out-of-state white supremacist group, reports the Post.

He pleaded not guilty to one count of conspiracy to make and sell firearms and explosives to a convicted felon.

Prosecutors urged the judge to keep Zrallack detained until trial -- claiming he poses a danger to the community.   A judge will decide at a later date whether Zrallack should be held or released on bond

Edwin Westmoreland, 27, of Stratford and David Sutton, 46, of Milford, also pleaded not guilty to weapons charges. 

To prove that Zrallack headed up this alleged plan to supply weapons to the other white supremacist group -- Assistant U.S. District Attorney Henry Kopel played a recording of a conversation between Zrallack and an unidentified cooperating witness. 

In the conversation on Sept. 10, Zrallack says he is getting tired of handing out leaflets and wants to "step up" the group's activities.  He also says he wants to do a "lone wolf."  Kopel told the judge he believes the recording shows Zrallack was considering that the White Wolves might initiate violent activities.

On Wednesday, another defendant, Alexander DeFelice, 33, of Milford, pleaded not guilty to 7 charges in connection with the case.  He is also being held without bond.

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