Motorist Brandishes Firearm at Monrovia Protesters

The Monrovia protests this week have all been peaceful. – Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News

During one of the more vocal protests at Monrovia Library Park, on June 3 at 5:26 p.m. demonstrators were peacefully protesting in the 300 block of South Myrtle when a motorist started a conflict with some of the young people exercising their First Amendment rights.

According to Monrovia police written reports, the motorist brandished a gun and then sped away, heading north on Myrtle. Officers responded and detained the motorist in the area. An investigation was conducted and the driver was arrested. The case will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

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