For one Occupy San Francisco protester, resisting arrest was apparently more important than appealing to the 99 percent.
On Tuesday, prosecutors say, Richard Barksdale, 43, allegedly tried to bring marijuana into the Hall of Justice during his trial on misdemeanor vandalism and trespassing charges related in part to an Occupy SF protest earlier this year. But it wasn’t the weed that got him in trouble. Read More
An Occupy San Francisco protester chose jail time over community service and probation during his Thursday sentencing for misdemeanor vandalism.
Richard Barksdale, 43, of Colorado Springs, Colo., an activist who’s been arrested at least three times this year during protest-related incidents, was found guilty of writing on the walls of the vacant Cathedral Hill Hotel on March 25. Read More
The writing’s certainly on the wall for this Occupy protester.
An Occupy San Francisco protester facing charges after police allegedly saw him scrawling on walls during an April takeover of a Tenderloin building is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday for a similar crime he committed just a week before, prosecutors said. Read More