DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police and protesters clashed Friday morning at the ICE office on Detroit's east side.
At least one person was arrested during the demonstrations at the Enforcement and Removal Operations Field Offices at the corner of E. Jefferson and Mt. Elliott Street in Detroit.
One masked protester told 7 Action News reporter Jennifer Ann Wilson their goal was to shut down the immigration office.
Organizers said they planned a peaceful, although a protesters placed wire and a padlock on the Mt. Elliott gate and one protester was caught on surveillance video spraying the Jefferson gate with foam insulation.
PLOT TWIST: The woman who refused to leave the driveway because she said her ankle was injured was caught on camera early this morning! Federal officers say she was seen on surveillance damaging the employee gate by spraying foam insulation. She was arrested @wxyzdetroit— Jennifer Ann Wilson (@JennaWils) July 12, 2019
According to police, the individual was taken into police custody to be charged with a federal crime, Wilson confirmed.
One protester says the goal is to shut down the ICE office. The Jefferson gate was filled with foam insulation, the Mt Elliot Gate was pad locked and secured with wire. Other than property damage which protesters say happened before they arrived, this is peaceful. @wxyzdetroit https://t.co/HRU9z2mb1u pic.twitter.com/tNYI3gCYPW— Jennifer Ann Wilson (@JennaWils) July 12, 2019
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