Date: January 5, 2017

Agency: Morton County Sheriff's Department

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

Mandan, N.D. - A man turned himself in today after being sought since November by the Morton County Sheriff's Department on charges of terrorizing an individual near the Backwater Bridge during anti-DAPL protest activities on October 27, 2016.

BJ Nastacio of San Felipe Pueblo, New Mexico was arrested for an incident captured on video in which he had approached an individual with a weapon.

There have been 582 arrests by law enforcement since August 10. Only 6.7 percent of all arrested individuals are from North Dakota.