The last of five defendants sentenced in a failed anti-Wall Street plot to bomb a highway bridge in Ohio has appealed his conviction and 10-year sentence.
AKRON, Ohio - Three of the four remaining defendants charged with plotting to bomb a highway bridge in Ohio are changing their pleas in a development that usually signals plans by a defendant to plead guilty.
Federal judge David Dowd scheduled hearings Wednesday afternoon in Akron for the three defendants after meeting with attorneys Tuesday.
Mike Tobin, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office in Cleveland, has confirmed the change-of-plea hearings for 20-year-old Brandon Baxter of Lakewood; 20-year-old Connor Stevens of Berea; and 26-year-old Douglas Wright of Indianapolis.
In July, another defendant, 35-year-old Anthony Hayne of Cleveland, pleaded guilty and agreed to testify for the government.
Plea changes by the trio would leave only Joshua Stafford, currently undergoing a psychiatric evaluation, facing trial.
Brecksville bridge bomb plot
One of the five men found guilty for their roles in a conspiracy to destroy a northeast Ohio bridge received his sentence Monday.
The last of five defendants in a failed anti-Wall Street plot to bomb a highway bridge near Cleveland faces sentencing after losing another bid for leniency.
Video released on Friday shows a group of men attempting to blow up the Brecksville-Northfield High Level Bridge last year.
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The last of five suspects in a failed Ohio plot to bomb a highway bridge has taken the stand in his defense.
A prosecutor says an Ohio bridge bomb-plotting suspect planned to use a phone to detonate what he thought were real explosives.
The jury has been chosen in the case of Joshua Stafford, the last of five bridge bomb-plotting suspects, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
The last of five bridge bomb-plotting suspects in northeast Ohio is headed to trial and the defendant will represent himself.
A federal judge will allow the last of five bridge bomb-plotting suspects in northeast Ohio to represent himself at trial.