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Incident Report for Case #2020-00191347

Incident Type


Incident Date

08/25/2020 - 11:00 PM


State St / Capital Square / Central District


Four Subjects


During the day and early evening on August 25, two separate groups gathered on the Capitol square and marched around the downtown area without incident.  Later in the evening, a group gathered on the Capitol square, and also later marched around the downtown area.  Members of the group engaged in property damage during the course of the evening; spray painting, breaking windows, and starting several dumpsters on fire.  Several businesses were also damaged.   Four arrests were made.

Released 08/26/2020 at 3:27 AM by Sgt. Richard Wipperfurth

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