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Published on Friday April 8, 2011 - 3:14 PM

 
Portland Police arrested 11 adults and one juvenile on Thursday, April 7, 2011, after approximately 40 anti-police protesters marched from the south parks blocks through downtown Portland. Portland Police report that the downtown area was very busy last night unrelated to the protest, with many community members enjoying various entertainment events. Police were successful in preventing property damage to local businesses and reported and no community members were injured.

Firework type incendiary devices were thrown at officers by protesters; officers were able to arrest some individuals who were observed throwing these devices. A couple of police officers suffered minor injuries while making arrests.

The following arrests were made in last night's protest:

  • A 15-year-old girl, charged with: Attempted Assault on a Police Officer; Interfering with a Police Officer, Disorderly Conduct and Harassment
  • 22-year-old Michael Hilton, charged with: Offensive Littering
  • 31-year-old Dennison Williams, charged with: Assault on a Police Officer, Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct
  • 19-year-old Vincent Porter, charged with: Interfering with a Police Officer
  • 24-year-old Bryan Weideman, charged with: Disorderly Conduct
  • 26-year-old Nicholas Kelley, charged with: Disorderly Conduct and Attempted Assault on a Police Officer
  • 22-year-old John Jerry, charged with: Interfering with a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest
  • 18-year-old Steven Brown, charged with: Interfering with a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest
  • 19-year-old Paul Rogalsky, charged with: Offensive Littering
  • The following people were arrested on charges unrelated to the protest:
  • 19-year-old Skyler Gibb was arrested on an outstanding warrant
  • 24-year-old James Tomlinson was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance
  • 26-year-old Laurae Paterni was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance