PORTLAND, Ore. (CBS Seattle) – An Occupy Portland protestor was arrested for allegedly spitting in the face of a security guard during a demonstration.
Richard Hernandez, 46, was arrested Sunday afternoon on accusations that he spit in the face of a security guard at Pioneer Place.
According to police, Hernandez began demonstrating with Occupy Portland around 2 p.m. Sunday. Soon thereafter, the alleged incident took place. Police have yet to release any more details concerning the incident.
Hernandez has been charged with resisting arrest, harassment, and interfering with a police officer. He was booked into Multnomah County Jail on $6,500 bond.
Messages left by CBS Seattle to Portland Police and Occupy Portland were not immediately returned.