PITTSBURGH — Police arrested 45 people, including one juvenile, following the violent protests in downtown Pittsburgh Saturday evening.
The protests, which happened in dozens of cities across the United States, were in response to the death of George Floyd. Floyd died while in police custody earlier this week. Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was arrested Friday and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death. Chauvin is accused of keeping his knee on the Floyd’s neck for more than eight minutes.
Police said 60 businesses and properties in downtown areas were damaged by looters and rioters, including hotels, restaurants and small businesses. Of the 45 people arrested, 16 live in the city and the remaining people are from places like New Castle and New Kensington.
The following individuals were charged with disorderly conduct and failure to disperse. Police provided only their names, and online records list only cities for addresses. Police did not identify the child who was arrested.
- Cruize Mosley, Penn Hills
- Dustin Stresky, Pittsburgh
- Zoe Johnson, Pittsburgh
- Katie Demi, Claysville
- Christopher Pugh, Pittsburgh
- William Henry, Pittsburgh
- Jennie Wansor, New Castle
- Thomas J. Talley, New Castle
- Isabella Ruzzo, New Castle
- Heather Kilvington, Ambridge
- Andrea Berry, Pittsburgh
- Jamere Carter, no address listed
- Mohammed Nasir, Pittsburgh
- Kayla Turner, Pittsburgh
- James Osbourne, Pittsburgh
- Peyton Mack, Waynesburg
- Haley Patterson, Ellwood City
- Timothy Curton, New Kensington
- Jerome Williams, Pittsburgh
- Nakiesha Pick, Verona
- Davin Pingree, Monaca
- Wesley Griswald, Pittsburgh
- Miles Guy, Penn Hills
- Jordan Carl, Pittsburgh
- Shelly Duberry, no address listed
- Chad Thrush, Pittsburgh
- John Connors, McKees Rocks
- Douglas Smith, Pittsburgh
- Dustin Schrader, Pittsburgh
- Peyton Sabala, Pittsburgh
- Dayionna Randolph, Pittsburgh
- Khalid Young, Pittsburgh
- Andrew Putnam, New Castle
- Colin Ewing, South Park
- Brian Longwill, Turtle Creek
- Harmony McDonald, no address listed
- Madison Kress, no address listed
- Debra Wooley, no address listed
Jacob Barney and Keith Harris were charged with riot, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.
Cit Debreuce, 47, of Latrobe, was charged with disorderly conduct, failure to disperse, and carrying a firearm without a license. As of Sunday afternoon, he was still in jail, being held without bail, according to court records.
Three “John Does” were arrested, indicating they would not give police their names.