At 8:00 p.m. demonstrators numbering 15-20 converged on Puyallup and East D. Estimates counted 30 police cars. Several convoys left the port beginning at 11:20 p.m.; last reported convoy at 3:30 a.m.
A group of 25-30 demonstrators met the first convoy at Exit 122 at 11:45 p.m. A soft blockade on the overpass disrupted the transport for approximately 15 minutes. Estimates counted 20 police cars, including WA State Patrol, Pierce County Sherriff, Tacoma and Lakewood PD. Just before midnight three demonstrators were arrested--two females and one male--and were charged with obstruction and failure to obey a police officer. At 2:45 a.m. a soft blockade at Exit 124 on the overpass disrupted the transport for approximately 10 minutes. Three demonstrators were arrested and charged with obstruction and failure to obey a police officer. All have been released on bail.
Saturday: Strykers and Hecklers...
At 12:00 p.m. demonstrators converged at Exit 119 for a "No War on Iran" protest. Usual counter-protesters arrived at 11:30 a.m. At approximately 1 p.m. one demonstrator was arrested on the overpass and charged with "depositing trash on the highway" and resisting arrest. His car was searched and photographed. The demonstrator is being released on PR.
As of 4:00 nine Strykers have come thru this exit today!!!! 20-25 demonstrators are here now. We need you and more! Get out here!!!!!