3 accused of assisting governor kidnapping plot stand trial


              Joseph Morrison appears before Jackson Circuit Judge Thomas Wilson for trial in a courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Morrison and Pete Musico are accused of being involved in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. They are charged with three crimes, including providing material support for a terrorist act. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Pete Musico, left, appears before Jackson Circuit Judge Thomas Wilson for trial in a courthouse, on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Musico are accused of being involved in a plot in 2020 to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. All were members of the Wolverine Watchmen, a paramilitary group that trained in the Jackson area. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Paul Bellar, right, appears before Jackson Circuit Judge Thomas Wilson for trial at a courthouse, on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in Jackson, Mich. Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are accused of being involved in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. They are charged with three crimes, including providing material support for a terrorist act. ( J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Paul Bellar appears before Jackson Circuit Judge Thomas Wilson for trial in a courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in Jackson, Mich. Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are accused of being involved in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. They are charged with three crimes, including providing material support for a terrorist act. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Jackson Circuit Judge Thomas Wilson gives the jury instructions in the trial for Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico, in a courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in Jackson, Mich. Bellar, Morrison and Musico are accused of being involved in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. They are charged with three crimes, including providing material support for a terrorist act. ( J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Pete Musico appears before Jackson Circuit Judge Thomas Wilson for trial in a courthouse, on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Musico are accused of being involved in a plot in 2020 to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. They are charged with three crimes, including providing material support for a terrorist act. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Joseph Morrison, center back, appears before Jackson Circuit Judge Thomas Wilson for trial in a courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Morrison and Pete Musico are accused of being involved in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. They are charged with three crimes, including providing material support for a terrorist act. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
3 accused of assisting governor kidnapping plot stand trial