Here is what we all know concerning the police operation to finish the ‘Freedom Convoy’ occupation of downtown Ottawa.
As of three:30 p.m.
Arrests: 70 folks
Automobiles towed: 21 autos
Streets cleared: Nicholas Avenue is cleared close to the College of Ottawa
Present operation: Ottawa police say operations proceed within the space of Rideau Avenue and Sussex Drive.
HOW LONG WILL THE OPERATION TAKE?
“We articulated from the very starting we’ve a really deliberate and methodical plan that is been extraordinarily effectively resourced,” Interim chief Steve Bell mentioned Friday.
“We, from the start, have indicated we would wish to maneuver slowly, safely, respecting Constitution rights as we glance to demobilize this demonstration. We are going to proceed to try this and we are going to work day and night time till that is accomplished.”
WHO HAS BEEN ARRESTED
Tamara Lich, 49, of Drugs Hat, Alta. was arrested Thursday night.
Police say Lich is charged with counselling to commit the offence of mischief
Lich is listed as one of many “official” spokespeople for the “Freedom Convoy” and one of many organizers of the GoFundMe marketing campaign that raised greater than $10 million earlier than it was eliminated.
Christopher John Barber, 46, of Swift Present, Sask. was arrested on Albert Avenue Thursday night.
Police say Barber has been charged with counselling to commit the offence of mischief, counselling to commit the offence of disobeying a courtroom order and counselling to commit the offence of obstructing police.
Barber, a truck driver, is likely one of the organizers of the “Freedom Convoy” in Ottawa.
Pat King mentioned on Fb dwell he was being arrested by police on Friday.
An officer may very well be heard on the livestream saying King was being arrested on fees of mischief, counselling to commit the offence of mischief, counselling to commit the offence of impede police officer and counselling to commit the offence of disobey courtroom order.
Police wouldn’t affirm King was arrested.
CTV Information recognized King as a part of the convoy operations.
Daniel Bulford surrendered to police on Wellington Avenue Friday afternoon.
The previous RCMP officer mentioned he stop his job in December after refusing to observe the RCMP’s vaccine mandate.
Bulford is likely one of the protest leaders and the pinnacle of safety.
With information from CTVNews.ca author Maggie Parkhill