DETROIT, MI/ AUGUST 22 11:59 PM EDT / Detroit Police Arrest 42

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Detroit Will Breathe Night March – Statewide Day of Action

DWB tripled their normal participation and blocked Woodward Avenue between John R Street and Grand River.  (70 – 100 protestors)  They were met with Detroit Police in riot gear.  When they failed to disburse, tear gas was dispensed. 

Reported that several protestors had black eyes and cuts.  

42 arrests made.  Ethan Lucas Ketner is being held on felony charge of inciting a riot. It has been reported that the Wayne County Prosecutor has not received any paperwork.  Metro-Detroit Political Action Network is conducting a phone call campaign to secure his release and dismisal of all charges.  

  • DWB Facebook page instructs injured with medical bills to contact Detroit Will Breathe ASAP
  • Vigilant AFA tweeted that @justcitydetroit (Detroit Justice Center) and MILiberation have been handling bail this Summer

Sources:

News:

https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/local/2020/08/23/multiple-arrests-made-during-detroit-protest-against-increased-presence-of-federal-agents/

https://www.fox2detroit.com/news/detroit-police-chief-craig-to-address-weekend-unrest-after-42-protesters-arrested

https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2020/08/23/detroit-protest-downtown-police-arrests/3423820001/

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/detroitwillbreathe/

Bail: https://www.facebook.com/MichiganLiberation/

Bail: https://twitter.com/justcitydetroit

Phone campaign: https://www.facebook.com/metrodpan/

Twitter: