MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ A Minnesota man who authorities say is a self-proclaimed member of the anti-government ``boogaloo'' movement has pleaded guilty to illegally possessing a machine gun.

Twenty-seven-year-old Michael Dahlager of St. Cloud admitted Wednesday that he possessed two devices that convert a semi-automatic firearm into an unlawful fully automatic weapon. He remains in federal custody pending sentencing.

Prosecutors say Dahlager is a self-proclaimed follower of the ``boogaloo,'' a concept embraced by a loose network of gun enthusiasts and militia-style extremists.

Court documents say he told a confidential informant he was preparing to ``defend'' a rally at the state Capitol on Jan. 17.