Three Arrested in Occupy Mt Tabor Protest
July 12, 2013, 7:19 pm
Three men were arrested Friday during the Occupy protest at Mt. Tabor Park.
Portland Police found 66-year-old Michael putting up signs near a reservoir and asked him to remove them and leave the park, but he would not so he was taken into custody for criminal trespassing.
42-year-old Troy Thompson was taken into custody for pitching a tent; which violates park rules. He is charged with Interfering with a Police Officer.
The third is a man who's name has not yet been released. He was arrested for refusing to leave the park when it closed at Midnight.
The people with the Occupy Mt. Tabor movement are protesting a cap that is planned to be put on the open-air reservoir. The city closed all gates to the park Friday.