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Demonstration at pipeline led to arrests



Huntersville Township, Minnesota – About 30 people were demonstrating around 12 p.m. Tuesday on the pipeline right-of-way in section 6 of Huntersville Township.

Officers responded to the report and saw some of the demonstrators climbing on the equipment. They escorted the trapped equipment operator through the protestors.

Four people who did not obey the order to leave were arrested.

According to the officers, the four people who were arrested and being held in the Wadena County Jail are:  29-year-old Jackson Freasier of Austin Texas, 25-year-old Matthew Kennedy of New Orleans, Louisiana, 25-year-old Christopher Kennedy of Liberty Hill, Texas, and 22-year-old Sarah Van Horn of Brooklyn, NY.