Portland protesters charged, more arrests possible


Two were booked into the Multnomah County Jail

Alexander G. Dial, left, and a man listed as John Doe were among the protesters arrested in Portland, August 17, 2019 (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Thirteen people were arrested during Saturday’s protests in downtown Portland but only 2 were booked into the Multnomah County Jail.

This man was detained during a protest between right-wing groups and anti-fascists in Portland, August 17, 2019 (KOIN)

Alexander G. Dial and a man identified as John Doe were booked into jail following their arrests on Saturday. Dial, 37, is charged with attempted assault, unlawful use of a weapon and riot, while the unidentified John Doe faces a disorderly conduct charge.

Two of the other 11 arrested are minors who will go through the Juvenile Justice system. Eight of the other 9 arrested all face disorderly conduct charges. They are:

Michael A. Mitchell, 44; Jamal O. Williams, 43; Hezekiah Bulnes, 23; Richard J. Klimek, 51; Teagan Winkler, 21; Alonna Mitsch, 26; Zachary Lange, 21; and Brandon Howard, 33.

Mitchell also faces resisting arrest, interfering with police, possession of weapons in a park. Tinkler’s additional charge is interfering with police. Howard also faces 4th-degree assault.

The other arrested person is 30-year-old Ryan Georgioff, who is charged with giving false information to a peace officer.

More charges are possible and officials said more arrests are also possible as the investigation continues.

Weapons seized during protests in Portland, August 17, 2019 (Portland Police Bureau)

Portland police also released more pictures of the weapons they said they seized during the protest.

Authorities said 6 people suffered minor injuries, none from the police.

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