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Jail releases list of people booked into jail following protest overnight

6 months 1 week 3 days ago July 09, 2016 Jul 9, 2016 Saturday, July 09 2016 July 09, 2016 10:18 AM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - The city police department - which has remained relatively quiet since the shooting death of Alton Sterling Tuesday - booked more than two dozen people into jail for blocking Airline Highway during a protest outside police headquarters.

Just before noon, the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office released a list of most of those booked:

Johnathen Smith, booked with inciting to riot

Derrick Mullens, booked with inciting to riot

Christian Henslee, booked with obstruction of a highway, resisting police and illegal carrying of a weapon

George Lebeuf, booked with obstruction of a highway, resisting police and violating a protective order.

Nancy Davis, booked with obstruction of a highway and resisting police

Tevin Dundy, booked with obstruction of a highway and resisting police

Kennyth Bell, booked with obstruction of a highway and resisting police

Kemi Gilmore, booked with obstruction of a highway and resisting police

Trikee Williams, booked with impeding a roadway and resisting police

Terrell Booker, booked with obstruction of a highway and possession of marijuana

Everette Johnson, booked with obstruction of a highway

Darius Scharnett, booked with obstruction of a highway

Bosley Oneal, booked with obstruction of a highway

Jeremy Spurlock, booked with obstruction of a highway

Daphne Patterson, booked with obstruction of a highway

Darren Early, booked with obstruction of a highway

Larry Bilton, booked with obstruction of a highway

Dylan Yesso, booked with obstruction of a highway

Kiara Jones, booked with obstruction of a highway

Paige Scott, booked with obstruction of a highway

Keosha Jones, booked with obstruction of a highway

Bassam Shalabi, booked with obstruction of a highway

Elcide Jones, booked with obstruction of a highway

Deandriane Cormouche, booked with obstruction of a highway

Doremus Carter, booked with obstruction of a highway

Cedric Coston, booked with obstruction of a highway

Christian Whitmore, booked with obstruction of a highway

Tylon Wilson, booked with inciting to riot. Police say Wilson became physical and tried to have the gathering turn violent. Wilson took off his shirt and beat his chest taunting police to come after him. He was then placed under arrest.

James Simmons, booked with interfering with police. Arrest records say Simmons attempted to prevent officers from arresting a friend on Airline Highway. Simmons was also placed under arrest. 

Alayna Joyner, booked with obstruction of a highway, resisting police and battery on an officer. Police say she pulled away from an officer while he was trying to place her under arrest. Joyner then punched the officer in the face before being placed into custody.

Aerilya Clark, booked with aggravated assault and resisting police. Arrest records indicate that Clark grabbed a wooden stake an struck a BRPD officer while he was attempting to arrest another person. 

Protesters had gathered at police headquarters Friday afternoon at Airline Highway and Goodwood Boulevard to protest a police officer's killing of Alton Sterling early Tuesday. Police began trying to disperse the crowd around 10 pm, but protesters remained until after midnight. 

Protesters were charged with obstruction of a highway after entering Airline Highway after police used loud speakers to tell them to remain on private property.

While the protest remained relatively calm and non-violent, police did have to make a barricade of officers to keep protesters from blocking traffic on streets around the police department. A WBRZ news crew recorded video of one person being detained when the unidentified individual broke through the barricade.

Since Sterling's death early Tuesday morning, arrests by Baton Rouge Police have been noticeably infrequent. Police presence around the store where Sterling was shot has been quiet, too, and the department's chief, Carl Dabadie, has said officers were going to keep their distance to allow protesters space.

"We don't want to appear to have a military style response," Dabadie said in an interview that aired on WBRZ newscasts Friday. "As everyone has seen, there is not a lot of BRPD presence at the local events. We're there, we're around and we're keeping everything safe but we've tried to be respectful and reduce our presence at these events."

Check back for updates.
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