Victorville, CA: 17 people arrested during a protest in Victorville, California.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriffs Department, 17 people, including eight juveniles, were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly trying to storm the Mall of Victor Valley during a protest against George Zimmerman in Victorville, California.
Security personnel at the Mall of Victor Valley had to lock the doors as dozens of people reportedly tried to gain entry into the mall.
San Bernardino County Sheriffs Department Deputies made several announcements on a public address system (PA system) telling the crowd to disperse.
According to a Public Information Officer for San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, most left without incident, but between 6 to 8 individuals were detained for failing to disperse.
A splinter group of about 10 to 15 young people allegedly went into a Chevron Gas Station located at Bear Valley Road and Balsam Road which then they began to open items and left without paying.
According to San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Official, most of the crowd was peaceful and that there were no reports of injuries or damage.
There is reports that this was a group of people who broke away from a peaceful protest over the acquittal of George Zimmerman.
Many who are protesting over the acquittal of George Zimmerman are not happy at those who want to use the name of Trayvon Martin to do bad and disrespectful thing rather then using the name of Trayvon Martin tp do good and fight for changes in our justice system or to protect civil rights for all people.
Civil right leaders, religion groups, church leaders, community leaders, law enforcement, and citizens of the community as well as supports of Trayvon Martin everywhere hope that everybody obey the the wishes of Trayvon Martin’s Family and protest both peacefully and respectfully.