by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/19/17, 11:39 am
Protesters gathered outside the jail in downtown St. Louis Monday night and chanted, “Free our people,” in support of those arrested Sunday night when vandalism accompanied anti-police demonstrations. Police rounded up about 80 people Sunday night after boxing in protesters and bystanders at a downtown intersection. Some of the arrestees say the police maneuver, called “kettling,” violated their constitutional rights, but no lawsuits have been filed in the matter yet. Three days and nights of protests followed Friday’s acquittal of former St.