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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…

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May 2, 2014 at 5:58 AM

Police chief pleased with how officers handled May Day events

  Update 1:42 p.m.: Seattle police Interim Chief Harry Bailey this morning called the department’s handling of yesterday’s May Day events “a success.” Speaking to reporters during a press conference at police headquarters, Bailey said the afternoon march from the Central Area to Westlake Park, followed up with a labor and immigration rights rally, didn’t cause the…

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May 1, 2014 at 10:25 AM

Few dozen marchers remain on Capitol Hill

Only a few protesters left Update at 11:45 p.m. Traffic is moving through the Broadway and Pine intersection. There few protesters left along the side of the intersection and police are keeping a wary eye on them.   Police retake intersection Update at 10:57 p.m.: Police rushed the crowd at Pine and Broadway and have taken the intersection. They’ve…

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May 1, 2014 at 6:49 AM

Thursday Memo: May Day traffic mayhem … 84 degrees! … Boeing denies morale problem

Are you ready? Be prepared for planned, or not-so-planned, disruptions in downtown Seattle today as May Day events and possible May Day mayhem make things a bit messy: Commute could be disrupted in Seattle by May Day rallies, marches. Check back with us throughout the day and into the evening as events unfold. And…

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May 17, 2013 at 10:35 AM

3 men accused of May Day violence plead not guilty

Three men charged with felonies in connection with Seattle’s May Day violence have pleaded not guilty in King County Superior Court. Marcel Davis pleaded not guilty to second-degree assault and Joshua Irwin-Patterson pleaded not guilty to third-degree assault during their arraignments Thursday. As the May 1 demonstrations turned violent, Davis, an unemployed 21-year-old with a lengthy juvenile criminal history…

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May 6, 2013 at 3:22 PM

Media, not anarchists, pack Seattle hearing for May Day suspects

Plans by self-proclaimed anarchists to fill a King County Jail courtroom failed to materialize this afternoon as three men accused of May Day violence appeared before a judge. A post on the web site for Puget Sound Anarchists urged members to “pack the courtroom,” but the media far outnumbered others in the courtroom. However, about 20 people who waited outside…

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May 2, 2013 at 3:46 PM

Police working ‘feverishly’ to identify May Day suspects

Seattle police detectives are working “feverishly” to find additional people suspected of May Day violence, Capt. Chris Fowler said this afternoon. Fowler, who was incident commander for Seattle police during Wednesday’s May Day events, said detectives and prosecutors are working together to build cases against the 17 suspects arrested last night. So far, six have been charged…

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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. They are: 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…

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May 1, 2013 at 10:26 AM

17 arrested, 8 cops injured as May Day protests turn violent

UPDATE AT 8 A.M.:  Seattle police say the revised number of people arrested in May Day violence is 17, earlier reported as 18. UPDATE AT 11:15 P.M.: Police say they aren’t expecting any more trouble tonight, but will be out in large numbers just in case. At an evening news conference, they showed some of the items…

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