Court dates set for two detained after marching down state highway in Tuesday’s protest

Court dates set for two detained after marching down state highway in Tuesday’s protest
Police are investigating.

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Two people who were detained Tuesday evening after marching down a state highway during a protest were given district court dates Wednesday.

According to online court records, Brandon A. Cascio, 23, and Daren Harris, 27, both of Jonesboro were cited after marching down Johnson Avenue Tuesday.

Cascio was cited for misdemeanor resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, while Harris was cited for misdemeanor disorderly conduct and fleeing on foot.

Jonesboro police said in an incident report that Harris was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment before being taken to the Craighead County jail.

Jonesboro police had asked protesters to stay on the sidewalk while walking down Johnson Avenue and Highland Drive because they don’t have the authority to stop a state highway.

Cascio was given a July 6 district court date, while Harris was given an Aug. 5 district court date.

Jonesboro police officers were also seen standing Tuesday evening outside City Hall with riot gear.

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