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Task Force Arrests Male on Riot-Related Charges Stemming from June 1 Protest

Date: June 26, 2020
Incident Type: Arrest
Location: Zone 5

Investigators with the Damage Assessment and Accountability Task Force (DAAT), with assistance from Westmoreland County Sheriffs and the Vandergrift Police Department, have arrested Benjamin Reynolds, 28, of Vandergrift, PA.

Reynolds faces six charges stemming from his involvement in the June 1, 2020 protests in East Liberty.

The charges include: Aggravated Assault, Riot, Propulsion of Missiles, Failure to Disperse, Disorderly Conduct, Obstruction of Highways or Other Public Passages.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz