3 accused of assisting governor kidnapping plot stand trial


              Pete Musico appears before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 for trial in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Michigan Assistant Attorney General William Rollstin makes his opening statement in the trial for Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Jackson, Mich.   Bellar, Morrison and  Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Pete Musico appears before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 for trial in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Michigan Assistant Attorney General William Rollstin makes his opening statement in the trial for Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Jackson, Mich.   Bellar,  Morrison and   Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              The prosecution and defense wait for the jury to enter in the courtroom of Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Michigan Assistant Attorney General William Rollstin makes his opening statement in the trial for Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Jackson, Mich.  Bellar,  Morrison and  Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP)
            
              Defense attorney Andrew Kirkpatrick listens to the prosecutor opening before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson listens on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 during the trial for Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico in Jackson, Mich.  Bellar,  Morrison and  Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Joseph Morrison appears before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 for trial in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Paul Bellar, middle, appears before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 for trial in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Pete Musico appears before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 for trial in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Michigan Assistant Attorney General William Rollstin makes his opening statement in the trial for Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Jackson, Mich.   Bellar, Morrison and  Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Pete Musico appears before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 for trial in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Michigan Assistant Attorney General William Rollstin makes his opening statement in the trial for Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Jackson, Mich.   Bellar,  Morrison and   Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              The prosecution and defense wait for the jury to enter in the courtroom of Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Michigan Assistant Attorney General William Rollstin makes his opening statement in the trial for Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Jackson, Mich.  Bellar,  Morrison and  Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP)
            
              Defense attorney Andrew Kirkpatrick listens to the prosecutor opening before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson listens on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 during the trial for Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico in Jackson, Mich.  Bellar,  Morrison and  Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Joseph Morrison appears before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 for trial in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Paul Bellar, middle, appears before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 for trial in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Pete Musico appears before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 for trial in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Michigan Assistant Attorney General William Rollstin makes his opening statement in the trial for Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Jackson, Mich.   Bellar, Morrison and  Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Pete Musico appears before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 for trial in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Michigan Assistant Attorney General William Rollstin makes his opening statement in the trial for Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Jackson, Mich.   Bellar,  Morrison and   Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              The prosecution and defense wait for the jury to enter in the courtroom of Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Michigan Assistant Attorney General William Rollstin makes his opening statement in the trial for Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Jackson, Mich.  Bellar,  Morrison and  Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP)
            
              Defense attorney Andrew Kirkpatrick listens to the prosecutor opening before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson listens on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 during the trial for Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico in Jackson, Mich.  Bellar,  Morrison and  Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Joseph Morrison appears before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 for trial in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              Paul Bellar, middle, appears before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 for trial in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
            
              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