Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Lawyer Questions Informant’s Role In Ohio Plot
An attorney representing one of five defendants in an alleged plot to blow up an Ohio bridge is questioning the role of an undercover informant.
Cleveland defense lawyer John Pyle says his client, Brandon Baxter, will plead not guilty at a hearing next week.
Pyle said Wednesday the case will be put under the microscope and there are indicators the informant was playing an active role in the plot.
An attorney for a second defendant, Douglas Wright, says his client also will plead not guilty.
Three other men also are accused of trying to detonate what they thought were real explosives with text messages from cellphones.
Much of a 22-page FBI affidavit outlining the charges is based on the work of an undercover operative with drug and robbery convictions.