PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Five protestors with Occupy Pittsburgh and anti-drilling activists have been arrested.
Tuesday marked the first day of a three-day Marcellus and Utica Shale conference at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Adopts CDC's Relaxed Mask-Wearing Guidelines For Those Fully Vaccinated
Pittsburgh Police Commander Tim O’Connor said the protestors were cited for disorderly conduct and failure to disperse.
They were taken to the Allegheny County Jail for arraignment.READ MORE: Christian Ross Facing Arson Charges In Massive Fire That Destroyed Historic South Side Building
About 150 people were part of the demonstration.
Protest organizers would not say if they plan to continue demonstrations for duration of conference.MORE NEWS: CDC Says Vaccinated People Can Go Maskless In Most Places, But Some Businesses Still Require It