12/20/2016

There was no significant protester activity.The first trial of protesters charged for criminal activity related to the DAPL protests was held in Morton County and resulted in convictions.   Benjamin Schapiro, 30, of Ohio, and Steven Voliva, 62, of Washington were arrested Sept. 27 and accused of blocking a highway to allow a caravan of protesters to proceed. A jury convicted the men of obstructing a highway and disorderly conduct.