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POLICE STATE | #OCCUPYWALLSTREET 400 PROTESTERS ON BROOKLYN BRIDGE ARRESTED

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400 PROTESTERS ON BROOKLYN BRIDGE ARRESTED – WAS IT A SETUP?

 



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Earlier in the afternoon, as many as 10 Department of Correction buses, big enough to hold 20 prisoners apiece, had been dispatched from Rikers Island in what one law enforcement official said was “a planned move on the protesters.”

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POLICE ARREST ABOUT 400 PROTESTERS ON BROOKLYN BRIDGE

In a tense showdown above the East River, the police arrested about 400 demonstrators from the Occupy Wall Street protests who took to the roadway as they tried to cross the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday afternoon.

The police did not immediately release precise arrest figures, but said it was the choice of those marchers that led to the swift enforcement.

“Protesters who used the Brooklyn Bridge walkway were not arrested,” said the head police spokesman, Paul J. Browne. “Those who took over the Brooklyn-bound roadway, and impeded vehicle traffic, were arrested.”

But many protesters said that they thought the police had tricked and trapped them, allowing them onto the bridge and even escorting them across, only to surround them in orange netting after hundreds of them had entered.

“The cops watched and did nothing, indeed, seemed to guide us on to the roadway,” said Jesse A. Myerson, a media coordinator for Occupy Wall Street who was in the march but was not arrested.

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Comment by MOD on October 1, 2011 at 10:37pm

Albuquerque protesters 'Occupy Wall Street' 

About two hundred protesters marched on Central Avenue near UNM this afternoon to demonstrate against corporate greed.

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