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Bridge Bomb Plot Suspects Appear in Court

All five now have been charged with conspiracy and attempted use of an explosive.

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The  with plans to blow up a bridge in the appeared in court Tuesday afternoon.

Arrested were: Brandon L. Baxter, 20, of Lakewood; Anthony Hayne, 35, of Cleveland; Joshua S. Stafford, 23, of Cleveland; Connor C. Stevens, 20, of Berea; and Douglas L. Wright, 26, of Indianapolis.

The five men were each charged with one count of conspiracy and one count of attempted use of an explosive, said Mike Tobin, public affairs specialist for the U.S. Department of Justice, Northern District of Ohio. Charges against Wright, Baxter and Hayne were made Monday. Charges weren’t made against Stevens and Stafford until Tuesday.

None entered pleas this afternoon.

All are scheduled to appear at 11 a.m. Monday at the federal courthouse on West Superior Avenue in Cleveland for a detention hearing and a preliminary hearing. They will remain in custody until then.

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