A spokesperson for Macy’s says it felt the move would be easiest and best under the circumstances.
A few said they’d continue their occupation. Others say they’ll protest by day but leave the park by the 10 p.m. curfew time.
Demonstrators held vigil outside lockup Saturday afternoon
The demonstrators who were arrested stood passively on park ground — violating the city’s 10 p.m. curfew — as officers used plastic ties to handcuff them and lead them to eight paddywagons.
A former St. Louis County Police officer plans to deliver a speech about police brutality.
The American Civil Liberties Union plans to observe the eviction and possibly build a case against the city.
Luckily his time slot is not during curfew hours or Charlie Brennan may have to pay a visit to the local ‘grey bar motel’.
City warns protestors eviction is coming “sooner than later.”
Grassroots movement wants St. Louis aldermen to pull city accounts from company.
Protester Brad Veltry says about 4 or 5 tents have electric heaters in them.