Police Arrest Occupy Oakland Demonstrators

On Oct. 21 Oakland city officials warned Occupy Oakland demonstrators that their encampment near Oakland City Hall was illegal and that they might be arrested.

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  1. Early Oct. 25 demonstrators sent out a text message and Tweets saying they expected police action.

  2. Text alert from Occupy Oakland demonstrators
  3. Giant christmas reaths being used as part of the blockade. #occupyOakland #ows #p21
  4. However, when a police presence was not immediately apparent, some Tweets reported confusion among the demonstrators.

  5. Some demonstrators met to discuss how to proceed.
  6. At about 4:30am...