Over 50 people were
arrested as a result of Saturday’s protests in the Democrat-run city. Demonstrators tossed firebombs, rocks, and commercial grade fireworks at police. Fifteen more were arrested in the protests taking place the following night, as rioters set fires and blocked roads.
Journalist Andy Ngo posted several mugshots of the most recent arrestees, many of whom were quickly released without bail.
Deidra Rose Watts, formerly known as David, was among those arrested on Sunday. Watts is reportedly “part of the
#antifa press crew” and has since been released without bail.
Similarly, Gerald Kohler, 19, and Lucas Angell-Atchison, 25, were also arrested as a result of last weekend’s protests, and both were quickly released without bail as well:
Demetrus Gene Batchelor, a
wanted fugitive, was also among those arrested from last week’s protests on September 5:
More per Andy Ngo:
Police reported 59
arrested from the protest occurring Saturday night into early Sunday morning alone.
The Portland Police Bureau has
spent $6.9 million on overtime as a result of the riots in June and July alone — a stark irony, given the rioters’ calls to defund the police.