VIDEO: 9 arrested at Ben Shapiro protest in Berkeley for carrying banned weapons


BERKELEY (KRON) — Nine people have been arrested at the Ben Shapiro protest in Berkeley.

Twenty-year-old Hannah Benjamin and 44-year-old Sarah Roark were arrested near the protest of the conservative speaker.

Roark was arrested for carrying a banned weapon near Bancroft Way and Bowditch Street, police said.

Benjamin, of Fremont, was arrested on Bancroft and Telegraph Avenue for battery on a police officer and carrying a banned weapon, police said.

Police also said a third person was arrested for carrying banned weapons.

At around 9:30 p.m., police said on Twitter that Michael Paul Sullivan, 29, of Hayward, was arrested near Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue for carrying a banned weapon.

At around 10:45 p.m. on Thursday, police announced nine people were arrested.

Those arrested and their charges are below:

  • Rourke, Sarah, 44, San Francisco, BMC 13.45.020
  • Benjamin, Hannah, 20, Fremont, BMC 13.45.020, PC 243 (b)
  • Sullivan, Michael Paul, 29, Hayward. BMC 13.45.020
  • Celik, Kerim, 18, Saratoga, 415 PC
  • Gudino, Noe Gonzalez, 24, Richmond, CA 415 PC, 647(f) PC
  • Reyes, Miguel, 21, Colton, CA 148 PC
  • Cabanillas, Jorge, 20, Rialto, CA, 242 PC
  • Robinson, Eddy, 44, Oakland, BMC 13.45.020
  • Bauer, Darin, 45, Berkeley, 242 PC

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