Six Arrested During Protest Near Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago Home
August 24, 2020 12:22PM CDT
Six people are facing misdemeanor charges after they were arrested during a protest over the weekend near Mayor Lightfoot’s home on Chicago’s Northwest Side. Authorities say police were called to disperse the group Saturday night in the 34-hundred-block of West Wrightwood Avenue. Four women and two men were taken into custody and charged with residential picketing. One of the women was also issued a city ordinance violation for loud music or amplified sound. They have all since been released. The arrests came days after Lightfoot defended the increased police presence on her block, citing daily threats she has received.