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Five arrested during weekend protest in Providence



Five people were arrested after a protest in Providence this past weekend.

Saturday night, protestors clashed with police near the Providence Police headquarters that included damage to a police cruiser.

Police could be seen in riot gear as a group of between 150-200 protestors marched the streets.

The Office of the Public Safety Commissioner issued information on the 5 who were arrested.

Gregory Wakmulski, age 38
Pawtucket, RI
Arrest Charges: Obstructing Police in Execution of Duty

Joan Steffen, age 27
Quincy, MA
Arrest Charges: 3 counts of Assaulting a Police Officer (Felony) and Resisting Arrest

Lauren Matthias, age 30
South Kingstown, RI
Arrest Charges: Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest

Michael Simpson, age 24
Providence, RI
Arrest Charges: Disorderly Conduct and Obstructing Police

Ella Fassler, age 27
Pawtucket, RI
Arrest Charges: Unlawful Use of Laser and Obstruction

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1 Comment

  1. DSP

    July 27, 2020 at 10:07 pm

    “Woke” jokes.

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