Eighteen Occupy protestors were arrested on Saturday in Rochester, N.Y., after blocking traffic throughout the southeastern part of the city.
The Democrat and Chronicle reports:
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The protestors, including activist Emily Good, were members of Occupy Rochester, according to a news release from the Rochester Police Department. About 150 people were blocking both lanes of traffic in the intersection when the arrests were made. Those arrested were charged with disorderly conduct.
Saturday’s kerfuffle was not Occupy Rochester’s first run-in with the law—32 protestors were arrested last October for illegal camping.