Laura Gerken, 36, engaged in a bodily struggle with one other particular person exterior the Huntington Heart, Toledo police, including that she was yelling obscenities and resisted when officers positioned her underneath arrest.
Her father, Pete Gerken, has been a Lucas County commissioner since 2005. He joined fellow Democrats within the days main as much as the rally, calling on Trump to be respectful towards the area people throughout his go to, the Toledo Blade reported.
Gerken issued an announcement in response to his daughter’s arrest.
“All Individuals have the fitting to free speech and to train their proper to specific their opinions,” Gerken mentioned. “The Toledo police division and all regulation enforcement professionals did a fantastic job yesterday defending everybody’s security within the downtown space. Like so many different Individuals, we really feel strongly concerning the views of President Trump. We’ll cope with this difficulty as a household.”
Lindsey Rowland, 29, of Oregon, additionally was arrested exterior the rally. Police mentioned she was reportedly unsteady on her toes and punched an officer. She was charged with disorderly conduct and public intoxication, based on the outlet.
Police mentioned a 3rd particular person, John Miller, was ingesting across the time of the rally and refused to depart, based on Toledo’s WTOL-TV. He was additionally charged with disorderly conduct.
Metropolis spokesman Ignazio Messina mentioned Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz was “tremendous happy with how police and firefighters dealt with” the rally and estimated it price taxpayers $30,000 on account of police time beyond regulation, the Blade reported.
“Those who attended the rally and those who protested outside all exercised their free speech peacefully,” he wrote, based on the outlet.