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Two men charged in Whitmer kidnapping plot in court today

Posted at 8:57 AM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-16 09:18:04-04

JACKSON, Mich. — Two of the men facing charges in the alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will be in court in Jackson County for their probable cause conferences.

Pete Musco, 42, of Munith, Mich., and Joseph Morrison, 26, also of Munith, each face counts of threat of terrorism, gang membership, providing material support for terrorist acts, and several firearms charges. Each charge is a felony.

As of Thursday, a total of 14 men from Michigan and Wisconsin have been arrested on charges that they planned, among other things, to kidnap Gov. Whitmer, take her to Wisconsin to face a trial before them, and execute her.