At approximately 7:30 am, protestors were reported to be putting signs on DAPL equipment at the construction site approximately 4 miles south of St. Anthony along Hwy 6. Law enforcement officers responded. One subject had secured himself to a track hoe on site and his restraining system was safely removed at approximately 1:30 pm. Total of 8 persons arrested. Facebook event posting of a prayer gathering at the Morton County Jail at 5:00 pm lasting until the release of those arrested at the protest today. There were a small number of people (reported as approximately 12) who participated and no problems were encountered.