9/8/2016

A report was received from private security that protesters were gathering at the DAPL site at Hwy6/Morton Co Rd 135 (same site as they gathered on 9/6) at approximately 5:20 am.  Facebook postings showed at least 4 protestors were attached to equipment.  The protesters were reported as leaving the site at approximately 6:45 am.   Facebook postings said they were leaving as DAPL workers were not showing up at the site.Governor activated a military police unit to support law enforcement efforts. Primary responsibilities will be traffic control points and administrative duties.
The traffic control point just south of Mandan on Hwy 1806 has been converted to a traffic information point advising motorists of potential traffic delays, people on the roadway and possible protest activities.