May 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Six charged with misdemeanor crimes for May Day violence
The Seattle City Attorney’s Office this morning charged six people with misdemeanor crimes connected with yesterday’s May Day violence.
Sebastian Harris, 21: charged with obstruction of an officer and resisting arrest; he was arrested at Eighth Avenue and Howell Street;
Gregory Husted, 22: obstruction of an officer and resisting arrest; arrested in the 400 block of Olive Way;
Bryanna Stader, 27: obstruction of an officer; arrested at Sixth Avenue and Olive Way;
Paul Novasky, 44: obstruction of an officer, failure to disperse and resisting arrest; arrested at Ninth Avenue and Pine Street;
Justin Gonzalez, 25: obstructing of an officer; arrested at Eighth Avenue and Pine Street;
Devin Bahm, 20: property damage and obstruction of an officer; arrested at Boylston Avenue and East Pine Street.
Resisting arrest is a simple misdemeanor, punishable by up to 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine, according to the city attorney’s office. Obstruction of an officer, property damage and failure to disperse are gross misdemeanors, punishable by up to 364 days in jail and a $5,000 fine.
The city attorney’s office says three others who were arrested posted bail overnight will be considered for charges at a later time.
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