APD: 6 protesters arrested in downtown Atlanta identified, only one from Georgia - WSB Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga. â€" Atlanta police have recognized the six people arrested Saturday night after a protest became violent.

based on police facts, only one of the people arrested lives in Georgia.

Atlanta Police Chief Darin Schierbaum informed Channel 2 motion information a gaggle of protesters wearing all black begun peacefully marching down Peachtree highway.

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when they got to the intersection of Ellis highway, some protesters started breaking windows and attacking Atlanta Police branch patrol cars.

one in all APD cruisers became set on hearth.

Three groups, including a Wells Fargo bank, have been broken, Schierbaum mentioned.

No officers or citizens had been injured.

lots of of protesters adversarial to the development of an APD practising center gathered at Underground Atlanta before moving down Peachtree St. in the heart of downtown Atlanta.

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in keeping with police, the six people arrested are identified as Nadja Geier, 24, from Nashville, Tennessee; Madeleine Feola, 22, from Spokane, Washington; Ivan Ferguson, 23, from Nevada; Graham Evatt, 20, from Decatur, Georgia; Francis Carrol, 22, from Kennebunkport, Maine; and Emily Murphy, 37, from Grosse Isle, Michigan.

each and every of the suspects faces felony fees, together with 2nd-degree criminal damage, first-degree arson, interference with government property, and home terrorism.

earlier this week, Georgia State Patrol and other organizations had been on the proposed facility’s site, clearing protesters who had been camped out in the woodland for months.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says one of the crucial protesters, Manuel Teran, shot a state trooper and become then killed through return hearth.

pals of Teran, who went via the nickname “Tortuguita,” have again and again claimed seeing that the capturing that they are peaceable protesters.

Seven fellow protesters have been arrested on Wednesday and charged with home terrorism and criminal trespass.

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