The Numbers Don’t Lie, The Baton Rouge Protests Are Being Led By Out Of Town Radicals

The folks over at Baton Rouge Crime have compiled some stats from this weekend’s arrests. Here’s what they’ve come up with.

First up, which agencies are making the arrests. There are three main agencies working the protests: Baton Rouge Police Department, East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, and the Louisiana State Police.

Arresting Agency

Baton Rouge Police – 147
East Baton Rouge Sheriff – 5

Next up, what are they being charged with? It appears most of the charges stem from trying to occupy the Interstates.

Charges

Obstruction of Highway – 109
Resisting an Officer – 37
Inciting a Riot – 6

Who are the demonstrators? Not surprisingly, they’re majority black.

Race/Sex

Black Male – 83
Black Female – 29
White Male – 12
White Female – 26
Oriental Male – 1
Oriental Female – 1

Finally, where are they from? Just a little more than half of the demonstrators are local. It appears that they are being led by out of town radicals at this point.

City/State

Baton Rouge – 86
New Orleans – 21
Houston, TX – 6
Denham Springs, LA – 4
Gonzales, LA – 4
Dallas, TX – 3
Manga Park, VA – 2
Lafayette, LA – 2
Unspecified – 2
Warrenton, NC – 2
Slidell, LA – 2
Atlanta, GA – 1
Bastrop, LA – 1
Brandon, MS – 1
Dunmore, PA – 1
Durant, OK – 1
Elbridge, NY – 1
Franklin, LA – 1
Gretna, LA – 1
Humble, TX – 1
Jackson, MS – 1
Madison, NC – 1
Mansura, LA – 1
Maringouin, LA – 1
New Ulm, MN – 1
Pattison, MS – 1
San Francisco, CA – 1
Springfield, MO – 1
Washington, DC – 1

One theme has been noticeable in this whole thing. The protests that are led by the local leaders are peaceful and generally pass without incident. The nighttime and evening demonstrations led by the out of town bunch generally are more confrontational and aggressive.

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