George Floyd: Most arrested in Dayton weekend protests were from city, surrounding areas

Most arrested in Dayton weekend protests were from city, surrounding areas

DAYTON — Dayton police arrested 42 people, including one who was arrested twice in two days, during the weekend of protests organized in response to death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody, according to police data.

Data obtained by News Center 7 found that 37 of those 42 people were either from Dayton or from an immediate, surrounding municipality.

The arrest records also showed that 26 of those arrested were white, including 16 males and 10 females. Fifteen black males and two black females were among those arrested during the weekend.

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Hometowns of those arrested in Dayton last weekend:

  • Dayton: 23
  • Vandalia: 4
  • Yellow Springs: 2
  • Huber Heights: 2
  • Trotwood, Springfield, Troy, Centerville, Riverside, and West Carrollton: 1 each

Dayton police did not release the hometowns of the other five arrested as a result of the demonstrations.