Chattanooga city council candidate and activists served multiple warrants
UPDATE: CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Mott & Williams have both bonded out.
Original Story: CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Earlier today, Chattanooga police issued arrest warrants for four protestors that allegedly obstructed an intersection and blocked an emergency vehicle attempting to get to an active call for a vehicle crash with injuries.
Chattanooga activist Cameron Williams, city council candidate Marie Mott, and protestors Grason Harvey and Lindsay Baker have been charged with disorderly conduct and obstruction of highway or other passageway.
All four are now in custody.
CPD has obtained warrants for protesters engaging in illegal & dangerous activity on 7/10/20 @ Market & E Main Sts. Protesters obstructed intersection & blocked emergency vehicle attempting to get to an active call for vehicle crash w/ injuries. DETAILS: https://t.co/c0hc8fLkH6
— Chattanooga Police (@ChattanoogaPD) July 12, 2020
CPD says that more warrants may be issued once all involved parties are identified.
Later this evening, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s office also issued warrants for Mott and Williams and a third individual,19-year-old Gerald Crawley, for burning a flag at Miller Park last Thursday.
— Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office (@hcsotn) July 12, 2020
The Sheriff’s office says that they will be charged with Theft under $1000, Vandalism under $1000, reckless burning and inciting to riot.
Mott and Williams were already in custody when these warrants were issued.
Crawley has not turned himself in at this time.
We will keep you updated as we learn more.