SAN FRANCISCO — More demonstrators were arrested in the third week of San Francisco protests against Bay Area Rapid Transit police. About 75 individuals gathered to protest the July 3rd shooting of a BART passenger as well as a decision to cut off cell service when protesters gathered on July 11.
According to police, those arrested were protesting in prohibited areas. Others were arrested for impeding traffic and refusing to leave the street.
As demonstrators were taunting police and chanting slogans, one of the organizers went through the turnstiles with a megaphone and chanted an anti-police slogan. The scene turned chaotic as the dozens of police in riot gear pulled out their night sticks and pushed protesters, reporters and commuters away from the two arrestees.