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Journalist arrested at Oscar Grant rally in Oakland - arraignment July 12th at 2pm
by Laura Osburn
Sunday Jul 11th, 2010 9:58 AM
Independent journalist John Weston Osburn of Salt Lake City arrested while filming at Oscar Grant rally in Oakland
ATTN: Frank Lopez

Our son Weston Osburn asked me to contact you. He was arrested and injured by police on Thursday while filming at the Oscar Grant rally in Oakland for a documentary film he is making. Police saw him filming and grabbed him. He yelled repeatedly that they were breaking his arm and they might have. He was taken to a local hospital where the x ray was "inconclusive." Arraignment is tomorrow (July 12) at 2 pm in the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse. He is being held in $125,000 bail for charges that are unclear. His statement is that he was only filming. He would appreciate any possible support.
Thank you
§Wes is free!
by update Tuesday Jul 13th, 2010 10:25 AM
his bail was reduced to $3000

he got out late last night but still faces two charges
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We need videoChristina AanestadThursday Jul 22nd, 2010 1:01 PM
Support Wessolidarity alwaysMonday Jul 12th, 2010 4:07 PM
support weschange nowMonday Jul 12th, 2010 9:08 AM
please attend for court solidarity!halokaSunday Jul 11th, 2010 5:03 PM
Similar incident of police targeting someone with a video cameraogSunday Jul 11th, 2010 1:23 PM