RPD: Three Arrests In Protest

Also Say Vandalism Occurred To HQ

September 24, 2020 - 4:43 pm



Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Richmond Police say they made three arrests as part of the protests that occurred Wednesday night, following the grand jury decision in Louisville to only indict one of the officers in the death of Breonna Taylor.  The arrests occurred during protests that occured in front of the department's headquarters. 

Police say the demonstrators stayed at the headquarters for four-and-a-half hours.  During that time, they allege protestors were observed spray painting the building, attempting to blind police personnel by shining lasers at them multiple times and blocking traffic. 

Of the arrests, Noah Woodruff is charged with disorderly conduct for pulling an officer’s shield, Lynn Murphy was served with an outstanding warrant for obstructing free passage, and Dani Short is charged with obstruction of justice for interfering with the arrest of Murphy.

No unlawful assembly was declared.