Occupy Wall Street Activist Cecily McMillan Arrested for Assaulting N.Y.P.D. Officer

While there is a great deal of dispute over the content of the video showing the arrest of 23-year-old Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan Saturday night, the N.Y.P.D. has no doubt as to who was in the wrong. The Daily News, in an article about an investigation into online death threats made against the police on Twitter as well as comments in a UStream chat, reports that Ms. McMillan was “seen elbowing her arresting officer in the face” as she was being led out of Zuccotti Park.

The officer who arrested the activist was reportedly injured as well: Read More

Occupy Wall Street Activist Cecily McMillan Arrested for Assaulting N.Y.P.D. Officer