Comments for: 9 Occupy members arrested after jumping fence to governor’s mansion

Posted Nov. 27, 2011, at 2:43 p.m.
Last modified Nov. 28, 2011, at 12 p.m.

AUGUSTA | Nine members of the Occupy Augusta movement were arrested Sunday after a group of people jumped the fence surrounding the Blaine House and unfurled a banner that read “End corporate rule now” on the portico. The arrests are the first in Maine in connection with official Occupy …


An earlier version of this story contained the wrong number of people arrested. According to the Kennebec County Sheriff's Office and Occupy Augusta members, nine people were arrested at the Blaine House on Sunday, not eight, which was reported by Public Safety Department Spokesman Stephen McCausland.

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