19 January 2022
Justice Department: 18 Arrested, Facing Federal Charges After Weeknight Protests at Federal Courthouse in Portland
1 year ago
For 55 days in Portland, Oregon, we've seen "lawlessness, anarchy and destruction," says @PressSec, opening her briefing for @WhiteHouse media
@Richie McG got shot TWICE with some kind of metal canisters. Portland
Here's more context prior to the arrest
More chaos as officers retreat again
This isn't the first arrest this evening/morning in por
Feds go back into the courthouse
Portland protesters with American flag. Marshals on scene
DHS and US marshals advance on protesters and arrest at least one.
Wall advancing back Portland, Oregon
There's still a surprising amount of rioters here. Officers put out the fire and eventually retreated. Fire is lit again.
Federal officers try to push back the remaining rioters again
Video: tear gas tornado in downtown Portland
A federal judge specifically blocks U.S. agents from arresting or using physical force against journalists and legal observers at the ongoing Portland, Oregon, protests that have sparked confrontations between local officials and President Donald Trump
The feds holding the line at 4th and Main. Portland, Oregon
Federal officers lined up and shot pepper balls, retreated under cover of tear gas
Clash between Feds and Portland protesters continues in street; Feds moving back toward courthouse
Just before another round of gas Portland, Oregon
Federal officer batons protester to the face
Federal officer tries to kick back tear gas, doesn't go very far
Moments ago male protester arrested by Federal Officers after 'Unlawful Assembly' was declared #Portland
Federal law enforcement officials form a line-followed by people recording video & journalists. The pops and explosions downtown sound like a war zone.
The teargas continues to be effectively pushed back into the courtyard.
Here comes the gas folks Portland, Oregon
Block parties in 2020: Portland, Oregon
The crowd is really doing their best to keep the teargas in the courtyard.
This is less lethal impact munitions on a car Portland, Oregon
Another round of teargas from feds
Rioters try to throw teargas back to feds, they also used leafblowers. Tear gas was deployed after multiple warnings and comes after protestors continued to agitate
Leaf blowers clear the air after round 1 of tear gassing
Officers have retreated back into the building and protesters are regrouping at the fence. smoky it is out here in Portland
Day 57, new protest class unlocked: fire extinguisher man
Portland protesters checking out gas canister
Loud bangs can be heard while the crowd clears out. Tear gas is filling the air near the federal courthouse building.
Federal officers deployed teargas, more fireworks thrown
A lotta pepper bullets being shot mostly towards a group of press and leaf blower folks.
Meanwhile, protestors are defending against pepper balls and impact munitions with homemade shields and even a laminated flyer
Smoke bomb tossed near door into Portland courthouse
A second, much larger garbage fire has been lit behind the courthouse
Fire and tear gas and leaf blowers
Tear gas has been used by Feds in Portland tonight
More fireworks going off within Portland courthouse perimeter fence
Tiny baby trash fire Portland, Oregon
Small fire started inside perimeter of federal courthouse in Portland
Just an enormous amount of people out here so far. The Federal Agents have given three warnings so far
Fireworks outside of the federal courthouse
Fireworks going off near federal courthouse in Portland
One man is walking around trying to de-escalate the crowd. He says officers won't shoot if the crowd doesn't give them a reason to. Urges them to stop banging on the fence
Lots of fence banging. Officers have remained inside so far but are issuing warnings
Protesters banging on the fence surround the federal courthouse in downtown Portland
Wall of Moms in place along the fence near SW 3rd & Salmon
Federal Protective Service on loud speaker telling people to stop throwing projectiles over fence. People yelling, shake fence in response.
The first warning just came over the loudspeaker from officers.
Woman in beret spreads incense, drummers drum, federal officers in fatigues await inside
The Wall of Moms extends far past the fence. P
10:52pm. Thursday. Day 56 Portland, Oregon
US Special Operation Command C146A Wolfhound N645HM orbiting near Portland again
Federal officers run out to arrest a protestor, they carry him away, into the courthouse, under the cover of tear gas
PPB announcing: "SW 1st Ave to SW Broadway from SW Columbia to SW Harvey Milk is closed. Leave the area now".
Here's the fire on the NW corner of federal property
Police have closed roughly 60 square blocks of downtown Portland
8th warning. LRAD going block to block. This was on main and 1st
Portland police: A riot has been declared outside the Justice Center. Disperse to the north and/or west. Disperse immediately. Failure to adhere to this order may subject you to arrest or citation, or riot control agents, including, but not limited to, tear gas and/or impact weapons
More tear gas is launched at protesters from the federal courthouse
PPB declares a riot and closed a large section of downtown. It's unusual for PPB to get involved when feds are already attacking
Protesters with umbrellas and homemade shields face off against federal police in a cloud of tear gas. A protester walks past with a leaf blower
Big tear gas attack on SW 3rd
Tear gas being used by feds to disperse protesters
Feds toss gas and it doesn't work so they're shooting people. Folks are no scared
Gas and the tail end of a firework
This moment recorded teargasteddy Portland, Oregon
Protesters are attempting to counteract the effects of the Teargas federal officers have just deployed.
A protester uses a leaf blower as tear gas drifts around the intersection of 3rd and Salmon
Feds shooting pepper balls, being general dicks Portland
Rollerblading inside the fence
The mayor left, protesters weren't that welcoming, but it's also day 55 and you really gotta put in the days before you get first bumper being out here
A gas canister is blown away by a leaf blower and a fire extinguisher
Protester spotted using a leaf blower on a cloud of tear gas outside the Justice Center in downtown Portland. (Video from NBC.)
The feds came out of the courthouse and got up big time in the eyes by some gas that was way more painful than normal
Protesters disperse as tear gas drifts across 3rs Avenue
Some people appear to be throwing bottles over the fence. mell countryside gas in the air.
Gassing continues as protesters stand strong at the fence
Lots of fireworks being tossed at building
this fire is the reason for the tear gas and other munitions
You can see/hear the fence shaking
The overturned tent kinda Portland, Oregon
Mayor @tedwheeler takes tear gas Portland, Oregon
Mayor @tedwheeler feeling the effects of tear gas
Thousands of people in the park blocks by Federal Courthouse (FC) and Justice Center (JC). Chants of "Feds Go Home." No clue what announcements. hearing on this loudspeaker. Sounds like feds or policemen
A look at the fire burning near the federal courthouse
Federal officers fix breach in the fence
More tear gas and flash bangs deployed Portland, Oregon
Umbrella phalanx stops pepper balls. Huge fireworks thrown at the occupying force. Barely a soul has moved backwards
Up to SW 5th. Two blocks from the courthouse. Crowd still following Wheeler
Federal police shoot flash bangs into what's left of the crowd. Most protesters have moved West, as they usually do during attacks
Officers are making announcements & people are booing. koin6news
Federal officers fix the breach in the fence, under cover of tear gas
Fire growing near the federal courthouse in Portland. Looks like tear gas is being deployed.
Trash is burning on the portico outside Portland's federal courthouse building. (photo by @killendave)
"Whose streets, our streets" #portlandprotest day 55
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has moved to the steps of the Justice Center to address a crowd of thousands
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is entering the protest crowd right now. People are already confronting him
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