September 2016

Date Title Description
09/30/2016 - 10:30am 09/30/16

Protester group hand delivered a “Oceti Sakawin Proclamation and Notice” to the Morton County Sheriffs’ Department alleging violations of law by the Sheriffs’ Department related to the response to protest activities.

09/29/2016 - 10:30am 09/29/16

No significant events occurred.

09/28/2016 - 10:30am 09/28/16

At approximately 12:00 - (2) Truck drawn horse trailers leading a convoy of protesters northbound from the camp area - approximately 50-plus vehicles. Another (50) people reported forming at the Sacred Stone Camp.

09/27/2016 - 10:30am 09/27/16

At approximately 1100 hrs.

09/26/2016 - 10:30am 09/26/16

A small group (approximately 12) protesters were reported as being at DAPL site AR 117.  They were observed to be trespassing but did not engage in other illegal activity.  They were monitored and left on their own after a short time.

09/25/2016 - 10:30am 09/25/16

At approximately 9:15 am, a large convoy of approximately 60 passenger vehicles accompanied by 3 school buses was reported as leaving the protester camp and traveled to DAPL site 114.  The vehicles were parked to obstruct access to the site and 3

09/23/2016 - 10:30am 09/23/16

Report of trespassing at the original protest site.  Approximately 5-6 people on horseback and 1-2 people on foot were observed inside the fence line and were carrying no trespassing signs they had removed from the property.  This was observed by

09/22/2016 - 10:30am 09/22/16

No significant events occurred.  It was announced that the deed had been recorded documenting the sale of the Cannonball Ranch to Dakota Access, LLC.  The Cannonball Ranch includes the private property directly west of the Missouri River that is b

09/21/2016 - 10:30am 09/21/16

No significant events occurred.

09/20/2016 - 10:30am 09/20/16

A protest was held in Mandan, originally at the Morton Co LEC and then moved to a location in front of Mandan City Hall.  The protesters claimed to be in support of Olowan Martinez who was arrested at a DAPL protest site, but is being held on Nebr

09/19/2016 - 10:30am 09/19/16

No significant events occurred.

09/18/2016 - 10:30am 09/18/16

Law enforcement patrol discovered a person on a DAPL construction site on the west side of Hwy 6 between mile markers 49 & 50.  Subject was subsequently arrested for criminal trespass.

09/17/2016 - 10:30am 09/17/16

The EOC received notification that the occupants of the camp were going to be conducting the prayer assembly that had been scheduled for the 16th from 12:00 – 3:00 pm.  The TIP was transitioned to a TCP during this time to provide for traffic safe

09/16/2016 - 10:30am 09/16/16

Approximately 200 demonstrators assembled at the Memorial Bridge on the Bismarck side and conducted a march on the bridge.  No problems were encountered.

09/15/2016 - 10:30am 09/15/16

Report of vandalism at a Precision Pipeline construction site near Alexander, ND.  Unknown if this is related to the DAPL protest.

No other significant events occurred.

09/14/2016 - 10:30am 09/14/16

At approximately 8:00 am a report was received that protesters had attached themselves to DAPL construction equipment at a DAPL site north of Exit 120 on I-94 (west of New Salem).  LE responded and found 3 persons attached to the equipment.  There

09/13/2016 - 10:30am 09/13/16

DAPL moved their construction equipment that was located in areas between Hwy 1806 and Hwy 6 to the area west of Hwy 6.  The equipment that is east of Hwy 1806 in the site of the original protest was left at that location.

09/12/2016 - 10:30am 09/12/16

US District Court Judge issued a decision on the Standing Rock Tribe’s appeal of the removal of the temporary restraining order halting construction east of Hwy 1806.  The Judge reinstated the TRO prohibiting construction 20 miles east of Hwy 1806

09/11/2016 - 10:30am 09/11/16

No significant events occurred.

09/10/2016 - 10:30am 09/10/16

No significant events occurred.

09/09/2016 - 10:30am 09/09/16

At approximately 11:30 am it was reported that a large number of people were leaving the protest camps and heading north on Hwy 1806.  People were walking and there were horses and vehicles in the group and they were blocking both lanes of the hig

09/08/2016 - 10:30am 09/08/16

A report was received from private security that protesters were gathering at the DAPL site at Hwy6/Morton Co Rd 135 (same site as they gathered on 9/6) at approximately 5:20 am.  Facebook postings showed at least 4 protestors were attached to equ

09/07/2016 - 10:30am 09/07/16

The Paddle to Standing Rock event occurred which involved canoes traveling on the Missouri River from Bismarck to Standing Rock.  No problems were encountered with the event.

No other significant events occurred. 

09/06/2016 - 10:30am 09/06/16

Approximately 150-200 protestors trespassed on private property and occupied the DAPL construction area south of St.

09/05/2016 - 10:30am 09/05/16

No significant events occurred.

09/04/2016 - 10:30am 09/04/16

No significant events occurred.

09/03/2016 - 10:30am 09/03/16

At approximately 3:30 pm, an estimated 300 protestors trespassed onto property just west of Hwy 1806 where DAPL workers were doing construction.  The protestors entered the property after cutting/damaging the fence and went a significant distance

09/02/2016 - 10:30am 09/02/16

No significant events occurred.

09/01/2016 - 11:00am 09/01/16

There was a hearing at the Federal Courthouse in Bismarck concerning Paradigm Energy’s request for continuation of an injunction against Three Affiliated Tribes so they can continue construction of a natural gas pipeline under Lake Sakakawea.  No