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BPD: 9 arrested following protests Sunday night

Posted at 6:45 AM, Jun 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-01 10:16:54-04

Bakersfield Police say they detained nearly a dozen people Sunday night and Monday morning following another night of protests in Downtown Bakersfield.

BPD says nine people were arrested and face a handful of charges including assault with a deadly weapon, resisting and obstructing officers and unlawful assembly.

Police say some of the protesters threw rocks at officers, leading to the assault with a deadly weapon charges.

Police say two juveniles were also detained and later released to their parents.