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July 21, 2014 at 2:36 PM

Man found not guilty in May Day 2013 protest

A man charged with misdemeanor obstruction of a police officer during Seattle’s May Day “anti-capitalism” demonstration in 2013 was
acquitted in a trial last week.

A Seattle Municipal Court jury found Justin Descandon Gonzalez, 26, not guilty Thursday.

Gonzalez, who was arrested at Eighth Avenue and Pine Street, was one of a number of people arrested during the protest that turned violent.

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