The area was crowded with protesters and armored police officers attempting to keep the crowds away from the burning vehicle. Political ideologues on both sides of the fake left/right paradigm are trying to get you to believe a certain narrative about the riots in Salt Lake and around the country. PARK CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) -- Food pantries might be struggling to meet the needs of food insecurity but we can't forget our four-legged friends must be fed too. Campbell said a man on a Harley Davidson motorcycle helped break up the protest in front of the police building when he slowly drove through the crowd and encouraged organizers to continue walking. A witness said the man drove up near a crowd of protesters at 200 East and 400 South. Later, rocks were thrown over a reporter’s head and rubber bullets were fired into the crowd. 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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) â Two men charged with helping to flip and damage a police car at a Utah demonstration that devolved into a riot have admitted to criminal charges. The black Minnesota man died in police custody after white police officer kneeled on his neck earlier this week. Police in riot gear got out and started yelling at protesters to leave. 2020-05-31T01:49:40Z The National Guard arrived. Gary Herbert activated the Utah National Guard â¦ Hundreds of protesters on foot circled the Salt Lake City Library several times before filling the sidewalks in front of the Salt Lake City Police Department public safety building, holding signs reading “Justice for George,” “White Silence” and “Stop Police Brutality.”, Aaron Campbell, a man who said he has experience with protests, said he came out to help keep people safe. Nuzzles & Co. is addressing the needs of animals by providing free food and supplies to struggling Utah families by extending their Pop-Up Pet Pantry through Dec. 20. | Katie Workman, KSL.com, On Saturday, May 30, 2020, protesters tagged the Salt Lake City Public Safety Building with graffiti calling for justice in the death of George Floyd, a black man from South Minneapolis who died in an altercation with a white police officer. If youâre in Salt Lake City for the weekend, one of the best things you can do is take a hike up to Ensign Peak, which offers an incredible view of this Utah City. You shot me in the face!â a protester screamed behind the reporter. He said he attempted to organize on-foot protesters in groups of 20 to obey social distancing requirements, but they were “swarmed by a large group of about a hundred.”. “Per an order from Mayor Mendenhall, Salt Lake City remains under curfew until 6:00 a.m. on Monday, June 1. UHP is tasked with protecting the Utah State Capitol building, which was vandalized, but no one illegally breached the Capitol, Rapich said. Protests continued in the early afternoon at the Utah State Capitol Building, where hundreds gathered on the steps and peaceful continued chants. Hundreds knelt on the front steps with fists in the air in tribute of George Floyd, and a protester with a loudspeaker gave a brief speech denouncing police brutality and encouraging protesters to remain active because “showing up is not enough” to end injustice. By 10:45 p.m. most of the crowds had been dispersed, and officers were loading the last few detainees onto a Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office bus. Dawn and dusk (twilight) times and Sun and Moon position. Similarly, the original stated purpose of the protest was for those mourning the death of George Floyd while in police custody. Filmed at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City, UT on January 2, 1997. I believe that Utahns are empathetic. Protest signs were also taped to the windows. Herbert directed the National Guard to âhelp control the escalating situationâ in Salt Lake City, while calling on protesters to behave peacefully. Graffiti was also found on the Capitol’s front windows, much of it painted in red. SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 17, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) -- A man is facing felony assault and riot charges after a May protest in downtown Salt Lake City took a violent turn. Connor Matthew Peebles, 21, and 19-year-old Ian Eric Nightingale pleaded guilty Thursday to criminal mischief, a second-degree felony, The Deseret News reported . About an hour after curfew, Utah Highway Patrol troopers were ready to enforce the curfew at the Capitol, and most protesters were leaving. The authorities imposed a curfew and called in the National Guard after the rallies escalated into rioting.