HPD Chief Art Acevedo says weekend protestors included out-of-town provocateurs

Breakdown of the 400+ arrests made by Houston police over the weekend
Breakdown of the 400+ arrests made by Houston police over the weekend

HOUSTON – More than 400 arrests were made over the weekend during protests for George Floyd, according to the Houston Police Department.

HPD Police Chief Art Acevedo said some were provocateurs who came to town to cause violence, but the city won’t say how many they’ve identified or what groups they’re affiliated with.

Protest arrests by date (KPRC 2)

On Friday night, 137 protestors were arrested.

Protest arrests by date (KPRC 2)

More than 100 of them for blocking roadways

Protest arrests by date (KPRC 2)

On Saturday night, more arrests, a total of 275.