20 September 2021
A team of federal security agents recently deployed to the Seattle area has withdrawn after pressure from local and state officials, Gov. Jay Inslee's office announced Tuesday.
Full @JoeBiden response calling for "arsonists and anarchists" to be prosecuted for the violence/destruction occurring at some protests. Says Trump is "stoking division and chaos" because "his campaign is failing and he is looking for a political lifeline."
"Umbrella Man", that masked person seen in a viral video smashing windows in Minneapolis Police say they've unmasked him as a suspected white supremacist seeking to incite racial tension during the George Floyd protests.
"They're obviously not stormtroopers," says Attorney General Barr of federal tactical teams dispatched to Portland, Oregon
Federal officers pulling security on the intersection of 4th & Salmon have deployed tear gas and smoke to cover their withdrawal East
The crowd advanced shortly after Federal officers departed. They have since moved back onto Lownsdale Square Park facing the federal courthouse.
Another fire. The remaining people seem a little wary about returning to the fence. It's almost 2am
The aforementioned laser designator from rooftop spotters on the federal courthouse.
They go back in for a few minutes but come back out, again with a big cloud that the leaf blowers hold back more this time
Officers just came out again, lots of flash bangs this time. The crowd is beginning to thin, but many are still returning for another round
Officers just came out again. An unreal amount of tear gas was deployed
The street outside the courthouse was blanketed in tear gas
Feds came out again, hosed down a fire, and shot what sounded like a lot of pepper balls. People in the crowd shot fireworks at them
Protesters Are Throwing Eggs At The Courthouse
Officers Have Responded In Portland, Oregon
As people try to push on the fence, one woman tells them that they need to push it up.she's trying to recruit others to help
Feds making another announcement but someone keeps blasting a horn
More fireworks aimed at courthouse window Portland, Oregon
Fireworks and fires abound in Portland, Oregon
Federal agents shot pepper balls at protestors while putting out the fire
Feds came out and extinguished fire. Dropped a couple tear gas cannisters. they appear to have pulled back. This seemed relatively calm compared to past crowd dispersal attempts
After 4 warnings, federal officers used tear gas to disperse crowds.
Feds put up a concrete barrier on the EXTERIOR of the fence tonight
A fire has started in Portland, Oregon
Protestors are shooting Roman candles at the Federal courthouse, trying to make it inside the "murder holes" (slits in the wall where federal can shoot tear gas and impact munitions out of)
Most protesters are standing on the newly installed concrete barricades, looking over the fence.
Third warning. Met with yelling, fence rattling, more fireworks, and a growing fire
People are putting out the fire where the Elk statue used to be. One woman asked those standing around
Several pallets have been added to the fire. hearing a 4th warning. That's three more than crowd got yesterday before feds used crowd control munitions
Fire at the Elk in Portland, Oregon
Big fire where the bronze elk used to be. American flag got dropped on top
Riots in Richmond this weekend were instigated by white supremacists under the guise of Black Lives Matter, according to law enforcement officials. The mayor thanked BLM protestors he said tried to stop white supremacists from spearheading the violence
Trump sends more federal agents to Portland
Six arrests occurred overnight and a number of fires were set by rioters, including a dump truck outside of RPD headquarters
Some crowd control munitions were fired, forcing the remaining people to retreat into the park. Officers are putting out the fires and standing guard. It's just before 3:30am
"The feds is on fire in Portland, Oregon
Officers are responding to the fires Portland, Oregon
Protestors gather for another night of demonstrations in Richmond. At one point our crews witnessed police in riot gear surrounding Monroe park -putting several people in handcuffs. These are images captured by our team on scene.
Multiple arrests made in front of the courthouse as feds clear protesters from the area surrounding the fence
Officers just deployed a TON of flash bangs/tear gas and seem to have fully retreated behind the smoke. Around 2:30 am here in Portland
Protestors are hit with impact munitions when they try to pick up tear gas canisters federal agents used to cover their retreat to the courthouse
Officers shoot crowd control munitions and begin to retreat after a lengthy standoff Portland, Oregon
As federal agents retreat, one agent covering their run has an assault rifle at the ready
Police lining the streets near SW 4th & Salmon Portland, Oregon
Feds arrest another individual in Portland, Oregon
This is the view along 4th. Saw officers walking through park. Looked like they were looking in tents. People in the crowd threw some things in their direction and officers fired what looked like pepper balls in response
More images of Portland looking like an urban war zone.
Arrests Are Being Made Outside The Courthouse Portland, Oregon
Federal Officers arrest two people just in front of the Federal Courthouse Portland
Feds arrest a man who said his name is Travis. He continued to resist arrest for a total of 10 minutes until they could put him in a squad car. "Gimme my hat." "This man is stealing from me." Rest assured Travis, no one wants your shitty hat
Feds randomly arresting people in Portland, Oregon
At one point, it looked like a person was on the ground in some sort of distress.
Officers just started to push everyone back. Multiple fights broke out and multiple people have been detained. Things got aggressive
Intense moments between crowd and federal officers as they detained at least 2 people
Tear gas has been deployed off SW 3rd. Portland, Oregon
Someone in the crowd threw a gallon of water at a federal officer
Federal officers just marched out and are guarding the fence from the other side
Portland, Oregon: Leaf blowers and shields being used to blow tear gas away
A few minutes ago Feds came out to disperse the crowd (which is very small and weak) and they have already begun slamming on the fencing again.
Fourth round of gassing. they just come out, throw gas, and run back into their hole. i
Rioters and agitators successfully earned another response from DHS. Flash bangs, tear gas, pepper rounds, and rubber ball bullets are all being used to disperse crowds appropriately
Rioters have thrown Molotov Cocktails at the courthouse
Officers are back out and pushed back the crowd before quickly going back into the courthouse. The crowd is already returning to the fence
Another volley of tear gas. It should be noted: there aren't announcements before each tear gas round. Just an "unlawful assembly" declared an hour ago
Feds have yet to emerge from the courthouse #PDXprotests
Antifa launches fireworks at federal officers in Portland. Several officers have been wounded over the course of the week by these explosions
Fake media alert. Rioters and anarchists are making it incredibly dangerous for media to be out here. These guys actively participate in agitation
A bunch of rocks have appeared and people in the crowd are launching them over the fence at the courthouse/officers
Took some gas to the dome for this video in Portland
Officers are out again
This firework blow up right in the middle of federal law enforcement officers
This is one of the Teargas cannisters deployed. Federal police have since exited the building again to disperse the crowd from behind the fence
Feds came out again. A person next to me looked like they got some pepper ball shrapnel to the face
Feds respond after giving fair warning
Feds have given a 4th warning Portland, Oregon
Thw crowd is coming back to the fence. Smaller numbers than previous nights, but they don't seem to mind
The Teargas soon blanketed the entire intersection of 3rd & Salmon. Portlanddads with leaf blowers worked to disperse the plum of gas.
Overwhelming police presence at Grace and Belvidere streets. Lots of officers in riot gear and military uniforms. Military truck, 2 unmarked police vans and lots of police SUVs at that intersection
ProtestSeattle - Protesters remain on 12th and Pine adjacent to the East Precinct. No visible police presence
Protestors have sprayed hardening foam all over the fence to defend against impact munitions.
Seattle Police have left the area. No interaction between police and protesters
SeattleProtests - A change in posture on Capitol Hill as Seattle Police have arrived and formed lines on 12th and also on Pine
Crowd sets fire to Trump flag hanging on Federal Courthouse fence Portland
Here is video of @GoadGatsby arrest. Which again, the police did not have probable cause to arrest.
Speaker & crowd chanting for the Feds to get out of Oregon.
Richmond Police officers are taunting and chasing those on the sidewalks near the ICA. They checked one reporter's press credentials and ran the plates on his vehicle
A speaker in a truck is leading a chant of BlackLivesMatter
Tonight Portland Police were near Lownsdale Square Park. A person pointed out a bag to them. Inside the bag Police found loaded rifle magazines and Molotov cocktails
Something was on fire on the Justice Center steps. It's out now
A look at the crowd on SW 3rd & Main. Portland Protest
Black leaders are chanting, "Power to the People". They say the system needs to be replaced by power to the people
There are 7 members of the press in a group. All other protesters had turned a corner.
Dumpster fire off Broad Richmond, Virginia
Protesters are blocking this intersection at Broad and Belvidere.
Young people on the back of A pickup leading chants. Several hundred people in the street/parks so far. a couple umbrellas already, bubble maker, signs, and lots of cameras
Protesters knocking over multiple flower pots outside of VCU Police. Officers carrying canisters of pepper spray. This officer photographed was taking pictures of myself and another reporter who stopped.1 year ago
Protesters knocking over multiple flower pots outside of VCU Police. Officers carrying canisters of pepper spray. This officer photographed was taking pictures of myself and another reporter who stopped.
Caught up with protesters at 5th and Broad.
Group of hundreds of protesters making their way to the Justice Center
Three people so far getting arrested here on Laurel by Monroe Park.
Don't know what exactly is going on but police are separating and thoroughly searching through Monroe Park1 year ago
Don't know what exactly is going on but police are separating and thoroughly searching through Monroe Park
Just detained by Richmond Police officers while trying to leave Monroe Park. Officers were clearing the area, but before could get to the street and was grabbed and put in handcuffs.
Anti-Trump rally marching from Columbus Circle to Trump Tower. They're now heading to Times Square4 year ago
Anti-Trump rally marching from Columbus Circle to Trump Tower. They're now heading to Times Square
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