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Tucson police release charges of 19 arrested during weekend protests

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Posted at 7:20 PM, Jun 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-05 14:29:30-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Tucson Police Department have released the names, charges and some mug shots of those who were arrested during protests this weekend.

On Friday, May 29, there were four people arrested.
Charges included two counts of Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer, and Obstructing a Public Roadway.

On Saturday, May 30, there were nine people arrested.
Charges included Disorderly Conduct, Assault, Unlawful Assembly, Marijuana Possession, Weapons Misconduct, Marijuana and Paraphernalia, and an Outstanding Misdemeanor Warrant.

On Sunday, May 31, there were six people arrested who were all charged with Emergency Management Violation.

Another individual was charged with Unlawful Operation of an Unmanned Aircraft

The protests started Friday night and continued on Saturday in downtown Tucson and on Fourth Avenue.

Some protesters set fires, broke windows and vandalized businesses, including the Tucson Police Department Headquarters.

A candlelight vigil took place at the Dunbar Pavilion Monday night.