Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Kansas City Star photographer arrested by police during Ferguson protest

KANSAS CITY, MO. ---- A Kansas City Star photographer was arrested during a protest resulting from the events of Ferguson, Mo., earlier this week.

Photographer Jill Toyoshiba was arrested and ticketed by Kansas City, Mo., police officers, according to The Star. 

More information:
Jill Toyoshiba told newspaper editors that police arrested her after she had been taking photos of marchers on a sidewalk and stepped into the street to let them move past. 
She was released about an hour and a half later. Police spokesman Capt. Tye Grant said Toyoshiba had been given several warnings to get back on the sidewalk. 
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