UPDATE: Three people arrested in Charlottesville according to police

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Susan Bro, mother of Heather Heyer who was killed during last year’s Unite the Right rally, speaks with reporters at the spot where her daughter was killed in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The governor has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of the anniversary of the rally. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)nam

UPDATE (5:12PM): According to police three men have been arrested in the downtown Charlottesville. Here is the updated release from police: 

 As of 4:30 p.m. Saturday, three men have been arrested inside and in proximity to the security area in downtown Charlottesville:

Algenon Franklin Cain, 28, of Red Springs, N.C. was arrested for trespassing on two separate occasions by Virginia State Police. Cain is now being held without bond at the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.

John Peter Miska, 64, of Albemarle County, Va., was arrested for possessing prohibited items during the event. Virginia State Police engaged Miska at 11:41 a.m., outside a business on Main Street. It was determined that he had purchased razors inside the business, which are among the city ordinance’s prohibited items. Miska was released on a summons.

William Erbie Hawkins Jr., 53, of Amelia, Va., was arrested for being drunk in public. At approximately 2:12 p.m. Saturday at 2nd and Water streets, state police observed a male subject walking unsteadily on his feet. The trooper approached him and administered a field sobriety test. Hawkins was then taken into custody and is being held at the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.


According to the Charlottesville Police Department, two people have been arrested. 

This as the city is filled with people protesting to mark the one year anniversary of the riots last year. 

Charlottesville Police say they have arrested 28 year old Algenon Cain from Red Springs, NC for trespassing. 

They also arrested 64 year old john Miska of Albemarle County, Va for disorderly conduct.  

Each released on a misdemeanor summons.

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