16 Protesters Arrested Near DAPL Main Camp in Morton County

The Morton County Sheriff's Office says the number of arrests in Morton County is now more than 600

  The number of arrests related to protests over construction of the pipeline has surpassed 600. The Morton County Sheriff’s Office says 16 people were arrested Monday and Tuesday in confrontations with police near the protesters’ main encampment near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. The charges range from criminal trespass, engaging in a riot, possession of marijuana, fleeing, assault on…

DAPL Opponent Refusing to Testify in Grand Jury Investigation

The case involves the confrontation between law enforcement and protesters where one was injured by an explosion

A federal grand jury is looking into the violent clash between Dakota Access pipeline opponents and officers in November. Pipeline opponent Steve Martinez has been ordered to testify regarding Sophia Wilansky’s arm injury due to an explosion. Protesters say the New York woman was injured by a grenade thrown by police, while authorities say she was hurt by a small…

Protesters Break DAPL Agreement; Arrested by Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement Says Protesters Seem to Argue With One Another Over Whether or Not to be Peaceful

Five protesters have been arrested despite having an agreement with law enforcement. According to Morton County Law Enforcement, a group of protesters crossed the Cannonball River after they were ordered not to. An agreement was made earlier this month between law enforcement and tribal leaders that officers would move away from the Backwater Bridge if protesters stayed off the bridge…