Protesters arrested for blocking Dam Run Road

Around 6:49 a.m. March 20, Police reported that a gathering of 15-20 pepole met, blocking the Dam Run Road in Cummings Township. 

When Police arrived, all of the individuals but Tyler Kobel, 22, of Altoona, John Nicholson, 28, of Lewisburg, Sierra Moy, 18, of Port Jervis, NY, Nathan Joseph, 25, of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Zora Gussow, 23, of Rochestor, NY, left the area without incidents. Police arrested the individuals who refused to leave for violations of Failure of Disorderly Persons to Disperse Upon Official Order, Disorderly Conduct and Obstructing Highways and Other Public Passages. 

All were arraigned on that same date and committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of a $10,000 bail. Preliminary hearings for each are scheduled for March 26. 

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