James Lee Bright, right, Phillip Linder, left, and Edward Tarpley, attorneys for Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes, wait for their ride as they leave the federal courthouse on the first day of trial, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Washington. The founder of the Oath Keepers extremist group and four associates planned an “armed rebellion” to keep President Donald Trump in power, a federal prosecutor contended Monday, as the most serious case yet went to trial in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
WASHINGTON, DC (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – An Ohioan is one of the five Oathkeepers group members on trial for “seditious conspiracy’.
39-year-old Jessica Watkins is from Champaign County northwest of Columbus.
Leader Stewart Rhodes, Watkins and the others could see up to 20 years in prison if convicted.
The trial in federal court in Washington started Monday.