8 people arrested during Seattle protests on Election Day


Eight people people in in election election night night protests protests in in Seattle, Seattle, but but overall, overall, the the protests protests were were peaceful peaceful combos. combos. Matt Matt Markovich Markovich tells tells us us about about the the police police tactics tactics used used on on the marches the marches that that appear appear to to have have had had nothing nothing to to do do with with the the election. election. Seattle Seattle police police took took more more of of that that aggressive. aggressive. Proactive Proactive approach approach they've they've been been talking talking about about to to remove remove the the marchers marchers and and their their car car brigade brigade that that was was blocking blocking Mercer Mercer Street Street in in South South Lake Lake Union Union with with the the two two groups groups were were not not moving moving fast fast enough. enough. This This is is a a kind kind of warning of warning that that we we heard heard from from the the lieutenant lieutenant in in charge charge of firearm of firearm food. food. food. food. If If If If you you you you don't don't don't don't you you you you do do do do not not not not materials. materials. materials. materials. However However However However property property destruction destruction or less. or less. In In addition, addition, arrest arrest remain. remain. Offenses Offenses included included property property damage, damage, malicious malicious mischief, mischief, resisting resisting arrest, arrest, obstruction, obstruction, reckless reckless driving. driving. The crowd The crowd began began to to disperse disperse is is about about 50 50 officers officers kept kept pushing pushing about about at at that that 500.50 500.50 protesters protesters up up toward toward Capitol Capitol Hill Hill near near Cal Cal Anderson Anderson part part the evening. the evening. Marchers Marchers say say everything everything was was peaceful peaceful until until SPD SPD band band there there push push in in that that very very fast fast fashion. fashion. We We were were told told by by some some of the of marchers the marchers at at no no chemical chemical agents. agents. We're We're being being used used by by SPD SPD on on the the crowd. crowd. What What about about those those eight eight arrests arrests of of the the ones ones that that appear appear to to be be identified identified as as the the protesters protesters on on Ly Ly one one served served overnight overnight in in jail? jail? The The rest rest released released in in about about three three hours. hours. Oregon Oregon Governor

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