Protest at BNSF Railroad from Tuesday, November 15, 2016 obstructing interstate commerce

Date: November 15, 2016

Agency: Morton County Sheriff's Department

Contact: Morton County PIO (701) 426-1587 or (701) 595-3596

 

Mandan, N.D. – Law enforcement responded to protest activity west of Mandan today where 350 protesters blocked interstate commerce on the BNSF railroad resulting in 25 arrests, many of them felony charges. Protesters used a pickup truck to block the railroad and were attempting to set it on fire. The last photo shows protesters fleeing the scene.

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