Berkeley Teacher Arrested for Attacking Reporter


Berkeley “Professor” Emily Gillespie, 24, arrested on suspicion of battery.

Berkeley Police Identify 13 Arrested In Protest Violence

According to Berkeley police, the 13 suspects were arrested on suspicion of various offenses, including assault with a deadly weapon, felony assault and violating the Berkeley Municipal Code.

Police said one officer was injured during an arrest and several other officers were struck with paint.

Six people were injured during the demonstrations and were treated by paramedics. Two of those individuals were taken to hospitals for treatment.

According to the Berkeley Police Department, the people arrested were:

Seth Vazquez, 25, of Berkeley

Mark Misohink, 23, of Oakland

James Dominic, 23, of Oakland

Kristopher Wyrick, 39, of Alpine (San Diego County)

Harlan Pankau, 38, of Jamul (San Diego County)

Levi Smith, 32, of Sparks, Nevada

Sean Hines, 20, of Santa Rosa

Brittany Moorman, 26, of Oakland

Yesenia Mendez, 22, city unknown

 * Emily Gillespie, 22, of Berkeley

Sean Dougan, 47, of Portland, Oregon

Rachel Moore, 40, of Oakland

Questions Arise About Violence at Berkeley Free-Speech Rally

Police allowed Antifa group to enter park despite its violations of rules against masks and weapons; 13 arrested

Police said the 13 people arrested Sunday were: Seth Vasquez, 25, of Berkeley; Mark Misohink, 23, of Berkeley; James Dominic, 23, of Oakland; Kristopher Wyrick, 39, of Alpine; Harlan Pankau, 38, of Jamul; Levi Smith, 32, of Sparks, Nevada; Sean Hines, 20, of Santa Rosa; Brittany Moorman, 26, of Oakland; Yesenia Mendez, 22, residence unknown; Emily Gillespie, 24, of Berkeley; Sean Dougan, 47, of Portland, Oregon; Rachel Moore, 40, of Oakland; and Joshua Phillips, 36, of Oakland.

Sunday’s event turned out to be rather one-sided, with a dwindling number of “alt-right” ralliers and many Antifa demonstrators armed and seemingly ready for action.

At least 500 police officers from various agencies were posted around the park Sunday. When the wave of masked Antifa protesters showed up, they were allowed to enter despite their brazen violation of rules.

Police identify 13 people arrested in Berkeley demonstrations

Emily Gillespie, 24, of Berkeley, was arrested on suspicion of battery.

Emily Gillespie, 24, of Berkeley, arrested by Berkeley Police Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.






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