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Police arrest six Occupy Raleigh supporters

Posted December 17, 2011
Updated December 18, 2011

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— Police say six protesters affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement were arrested in Raleigh Saturday during an impromptu march downtown.

Raleigh police spokesman Jim Sughrue said Saturday the six protesters were part of a group of about 40 or 50 who blocked Hillsborough Street and refused to move to the sidewalks when police commanded.

Garth A. Kiser, 33, of Murphysboro, Ill.; Joshua F. Eng, 27, of Harrisburg, Pa.;  Sarah Lynn Handyside, 29, of Anchorage, Alaska; Bo Hyun Han, 29, of Suwanee, Ga.; Dylan Patrick Bozlee, 19, of North Carolina; and Darren Richard Annussek, 36, of Pennsylvania, were taken into custody and charged with failure to disperse.

They have been released on bond.

The demonstrators were marching from the state Capitol Building to the campsite a few blocks away that Occupy Raleigh has maintained since Thanksgiving.

Eight people affiliated with Occupy Raleigh protests were arrested in October when authorities cleared a sidewalk next to the Capitol grounds.

Six others were taken into custody in November for staging a protest at Crabtree Valley Mall.

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  • gunny462 Dec 22, 2011

    "yet another person who believes what they are told by the talking head instead of actually paying attention.Ezekiel"

    So speaketh the talking head

  • gunny462 Dec 22, 2011

    "Lest we forget the Tea baggers started off as nothing more than a bunch of angry people screaming at officials and into microphones with no coherent, concise, list of demands.
    Ezekiel c23 v19to20"

    Lied right from the start didn't you. You can't forget what you don't know, ignorance is bliss for you ain't it. TEA, stands for what? Taxed Enough Already. We have always had our list of grievances, not screaming demands like these pathetic children whining for free education and Ipods. You are the only one who is incoherent, unconcise, and demanding... attention.

  • joeydirtwood Dec 19, 2011

    I think that the inpact these folks may have once had is slowly slipping away. Maybe they need to find a new more mainstream way to keep their movement moving forward.The camping out bit has lost a lot of it's former shock value.

  • Ezekiel c23 v19to20 Dec 19, 2011

    Ah well. Tired to educate you and you refused to listen and learn. Some people just can't be saved.

    Oh well. Y'all have fun, I'm outta.

  • working for deadbeats Dec 19, 2011

    We are all waiting for you to list their wants and demands, Ezekiel.

  • Ezekiel c23 v19to20 Dec 19, 2011

    Lest we forget the Tea baggers started off as nothing more than a bunch of angry people screaming at officials and into microphones with no coherent, concise, list of demands.

  • Ezekiel c23 v19to20 Dec 19, 2011

    "Heres the list, I don't want to pay for my student loans that I personally took out for college."

    Lie.

    "I want someone else to pay for my healthcare."

    Lie.

    "I want your money."

    Lie.

    "I want, eh, I forgot what they told me to say."

    Lie.

    Sad pathetic try though.

  • Ezekiel c23 v19to20 Dec 19, 2011

    Can you provide a single common list of what the Occupy protestor demands and goals are?"

    It's a pretty long list, but the short version is more economic equality.

    "Everyone has been paying attention."

    No, you really haven't.

    "We are waiting for a concise list of what Occupy is protesting so we should know if people should join or ignore the movement."

    Then you are foolish. There really isn't enything concise about it.

    "Does the list include the items form Occupy Boston like "No private gun ownership" and "No private ownership of property"?"

    No.

    "The Civil Rights and Anti-Vietnam protestors could provide a single common list of their demands and goals."

    So what?

    "You could walk up to any single protestor in these movements and get the exact same answer about what they were protesting for."

    Again...so what?

    "The inability of Occupy to do likewise makes it a failure."

    No, not a failure. You are still talking about them aren't you?

  • stevee2 Dec 19, 2011

    Heres the list,
    I don't want to pay for my student loans that I personally took out for college.
    I want someone else to pay for my healthcare.
    I want your money.
    I want, eh, I forgot what they told me to say.

  • westernwake1 Dec 19, 2011

    "bayrvr, yet another person who believes what they are told by the talking head instead of actually paying attention."

    Ezekiel c23 v19to20 - Can you provide a single common list of what the Occupy protestor demands and goals are? Everyone has been paying attention. We are waiting for a concise list of what Occupy is protesting so we should know if people should join or ignore the movement. Does the list include the items form Occupy Boston like "No private gun ownership" and "No private ownership of property"?

    The Civil Rights and Anti-Vietnam protestors could provide a single common list of their demands and goals. You could walk up to any single protestor in these movements and get the exact same answer about what they were protesting for. The inability of Occupy to do likewise makes it a failure.

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