Massachusetts State Police Release — 12132014 — Protester Update in Boston
Massachusetts State Police and our partner agencies deployed in Boston continue to conduct crowd control duties and prevent demonstrators from trespassing onto state highways. Several demonstrators who failed to comply with the law despite orders to do so have been taken into custody in the area of Nashua Street, near the ramps to Route 93. We continue to monitor protesters to protect the rights and safety of protest participants and the general public alike.
UPDATE as of 12/13/2014 at 4:25 p.m.
In response to the protests today in Boston, the State Police have currently made twenty-three (23) arrests; 15 men, 8 women. All have been charged with Disorderly Conduct, one of the males arrested was also charged with Assault & Battery on a Police Officer.