Man being arrested on day four.
As the Occupy Wall Street protests move into their ninth day, the dust from yesterday's failed (and unauthorized) march from Union Square to the United Nations building is beginning to settle. What we now know is that approximately 80 people were arrested, so an NYPD spokeswoman confirmed to ABC News. She also mentioned that most were taken in for disorderly conduct and obstructing traffic—the obvious strategy for breaking up a protest sans permit—and that only one person had been arrested for assaulting a police officer.
Yesterday saw the first real show of force from Occupy Wall Street since police cleared them from the symbolic home of the movement, Zuccotti Park, nearly a month ago. Hundreds of protesters descended on Duarte Square, hoping to tak... Read Post
The Occupy Wall Street movement staged what is believed to have been its largest demonstration yet Wednesday, as protesters were joined by labor unions and students in their march from Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park to Foley Square. Thro... Read Post