October 2016

Date Title Description
10/31/2016 - 9:30am 10/31/16

The North Dakota Highway Dept. cleaned the road ditches along Hwy 1806 in the area of the North Camp and the Morton Co Highway Dept.

10/30/2016 - 9:30am 10/30/16

At approximately 1:00 am, a fire began in the prairie to the west of the Seven Councils camp on the west side of Hwy 1806.  Mandan Rural FD was dispatched at 1:12 am.  Due to the location of the fire, the fire departments experienced difficulty wi

10/29/2016 - 10:00am 10/29/16

At approximately 10:30 am, persons from the main camp began gathering on the Backwater Bridge.  This group grew to approximately 150-200 persons by noon.  At approximately noon, a group of law enforcement command representatives met with represent

10/28/2016 - 10:00am 10/28/16

Law enforcement maintained position at the Backwater Bridge throughout the previous night.  Fires continued to burn on the bridge this morning.  A group of approximately 50 protesters remained on the bridge throughout the morning.  At approximatel

10/27/2016 - 10:00am 10/27/16

At approximately 11:50 am law enforcement began an operation to remove the protester roadblocks on Hwy 1806 as well as to remove individuals from private property in the area of the North Camp.  A group of law enforcement officers approached the p

10/26/2016 - 10:00am 10/26/16

At approximately 11:00 am, a group of law enforcement representatives consisting of Sheriff Kirchmeier, Sheriff Laney, Colonel Gerhart, and General Dohrmann approached the protester’s roadblock by the North Camp.  There were met by a contingent of

10/25/2016 - 10:00am 10/25/16

Activity continued in the new camp to include the apparent erection of new teepees. 

10/24/2016 - 10:00am 10/24/16

The new camp location on private property east of Hwy 1806 grew overnight and consisted of approximately 17 teepees, 100+ small tents, 5 large military style tents, and several RV’s.  The protester road blockade remained on Co Rd 134 just west of

10/23/2016 - 10:00am 10/23/16

At approximately 8:15 am, a large group of protesters left the protest camps and some marched and some traveled in vehicles to the location of the North (ditch) Camp.  The group congregated at the North Camp and was estimated at approximately 200

10/22/2016 - 10:00am 10/22/16

At approximately 5:00 am a report was received that protesters were at the DAPL construction sites located at AR 125 & 126.  Law enforcement responded and found protesters at AR 126 but AR 125 was cleared.  There were approximately 12 proteste

10/21/2016 - 10:00am 10/21/16

At approximately 2:45 pm, a group of approximately 20 vehicles left the camp and drove to the area of the Ft. Rice boat ramp.  The protesters (estimated at 40-50) then marched in the ditch to the area just south of the Ft.

10/20/2016 - 10:00am 10/20/16

VIP walkabout on 1806 to view construction site from AR 127 East.

10/19/2016 - 10:00am 10/19/16

No significant events occurred.

10/18/2016 - 10:00am 10/18/16

Very little activity today with the exception of three journalists being detained at the Seven Councils (overflow) camp.

10/17/2016 - 10:00am 10/17/16

By 7:00 am, “Democracy Now” had assembled equipment at the church lot directly west of the Morton County Courthouse.  This was apparently in preparation for Amy Goodman’s planned appearance to answer criminal charges against her. 

10/16/2016 - 10:00am 10/16/16

No significant events occurred.

10/15/2016 - 10:00am 10/15/16

At approximately 7:40 am a report was received that there were protesters at the DAPL construction site at AR 125 and that a subject was locked down to equipment.  Reports were also received at approximately the same time that a small group of pro

10/14/2016 - 10:00am 10/14/16

At approximately 1:00 pm smaller groups of vehicles were seen leaving the camps and eventually formed into a larger convoy that traveled around the area where active DAPL construction was taking place.  LE monitored the convoy and prevented it fro

10/13/2016 - 10:00am 10/13/16

No significant events occurred.

10/12/2016 - 10:00am 10/12/16

No significant events occurred.

10/11/2016 - 10:00am 10/11/16

At approximately 11:00 am law enforcement conducted a stop on a vehicle that was reported to be engaged in suspicious activity near the DAPL site at AR 117.  This stop resulted in the arrest of 2 individuals.  

10/10/2016 - 10:00am 10/10/16

At approximately 7:15 am a report was received that 2 individuals were locked down to DAPL equipment at the construction site located at AR 117 in protest to the pipeline project.   Law enforcement responded and subsequently cut these two subjects

10/09/2016 - 10:00am 10/09/16

No significant events occurred.

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

The “Ride for Our Sacred Water” left the overflow camp at approximately 11:30 am.  There were approximately 20 riders on horseback accompanied by support vehicles.  They traveled northbound on Hwy 1806 to the Ft.

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

No significant protester activity.  A Fargo PD unit conducted a traffic stop on Hwy 6 in the area of St. Anthony that resulted in 3 misdemeanor arrests but it is unknown if it was protest related.

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

At approximately 10:45 am a convoy of approximately 60 vehicles containing protesters left the camps and traveled to the DAPL construction site area that is west and north of St. Anthony.

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

At approximately 10:15 am a convoy of approximately 75 passenger vehicles and 2 buses left the protest camps and traveled north on Hwy 6 to St.

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

No significant events occurred.

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

At approximately 9:35 am a large group of vehicles (later estimated at approximately 110 vehicles each containing 3-4 protesters) forming a convoy were reported as leaving the camp and headed north on Morton Co Rd 81.  The convoy traveled to the S

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

No significant events occurred.

10/01/2016 - 10:30am 10/01/16

No significant events occurred.