Kenosha

A Total of 175 Arrests Made During Kenosha Protests, Police Say

KENOSHA, WISCONSIN, USA – AUGUST 25: Protestors confront police in front of the Kenosha County Courthouse during a third night of protests on August 25, 2020 over the shooting of a black man Jacob Blake by police officer in Wisconsin, United States. Wisconsin expands Natâl Guard presence amid unrest. Governor declares state of emergency as civil unrest in Kenosha continues after Black man was shot several times at close range in the back during an encounter with a police officer on Sunday. (Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

At least 175 people have been arrested in Kenosha since the shooting of a Jacob Blake by a police officer on Sunday, Aug. 23, according to numbers supplied by law enforcement.

Protesters have marched in Kenosha every night since Blake’s shooting, with some protests devolving into unrest that damaged buildings and vehicles. Authorities say a teenager from northern Illinois shot and killed two protesters in Kenosha on Tuesday night.

According to the Kenosha Police Department, of the 175 people arrested, 102 listed addresses from outside the city. A total of 69 people were arrested for curfew violations.

Thirty four people were arrested for curfew violations as well as additional charges ranging from carrying concealed weapons, burglary and possession of controlled substances.

Additionally, more than 20 guns, were seized police said.

On Sunday, scores of police supporters gathered in the city as demonstrators continued to protest against police brutality.

A 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. state of emergency curfew that was set to expire Sunday has been extended through 7 a.m. Wednesday, the Kenosha County sheriff’s office said.