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Morton County charges 8 additional Dakota Access Pipeline protesters, files warrants for 3 others


MANDAN, N.D. - Authorities have charged eight individuals for their involvement in illegal protest activities on September 14. Protesters were arrested yesterday at a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site on private property near New Salem in Morton County.

Nicholas Tilsen, Wanikiyewin Loud Hawk and Daniel Tseleie were arrested for felony reckless endangerment for attaching themselves to construction equipment using a “steel or sleeping dragon” device. Law enforcement were forced to remove the device endangering responders due to the dangerous conditions.

Five others were arrested for their involvement in the unlawful protest activities.


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