The filing of federal charges may mark a new phase in the protests that have occurred in downtown Portland over the last 40 days amidst a national convulsion over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
On Monday, July 6, federal prosecutors charged seven people with federal crimes that include disorderly conduct, assaulting a federal officer and destruction of federal property following protests in downtown Portland over the previous week.
The alleged crimes took place between July 2 and July 6 as protests downtown turned into confrontations with police near the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse in Portland.
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