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A look at the people who were arrested at the Richard Spencer protest

March 12, 2018
<p>A protestor is surrounded by police officers after he was arrested during the protests to stop Richard Spencer from speaking at MSU on March 5, 2018 at Lot 89. (C.J. Weiss | The State News)</p>

A protestor is surrounded by police officers after he was arrested during the protests to stop Richard Spencer from speaking at MSU on March 5, 2018 at Lot 89. (C.J. Weiss | The State News)

A total of 25 people were arrested at the protest against white nationalist Richard Spencer's speech at MSU.

Only 20 names have been released, according to a press release from the Ingham County Prosecutor's Office.

One person arrested is an MSU student, education senior Chin Russell. He is charged with failing to obey a police officer and possession of a prohibited weapon, both MSU ordinances. 

He pleaded not guilty to both counts on March 6, and a pretrial conference is scheduled for 1 p.m. on March 28. He was released on a $500 bond.

The other people arrested are not MSU students. Four more people might be charged after further investigation, according to a press release from the Ingham County Prosecutor's Office.

Hannah Baker, a 27-year-old Chicago resident, was charged with four counts of carrying a concealed weapon and one count of resisting and obstructing police. She entered a plea demanding an examination on March 6. 

She was released on a $5,000 bond and is allowed to reside in Illinois. She has a pre-exam conference scheduled for 1 p.m. on March 16.

Alexander Bennett, a 34-year-old resident of Lutherville, Maryland, was charged with disorderly conduct, public urination or defecation, an MSU ordinance. He will be arraigned at 8 a.m. March 15.

Aaron Brown, a 30-year-old resident of Mason, was charged with resisting and obstructing police. He entered a plea demanding an examination on March 6. 

He was released on a $2,000 bond and has pre-exam conference scheduled for 1 p.m. on March 16. 

Jacob Chamberlain, a 21-year-old resident of Mesa, Arizona, was charged with resisting and obstructing police. He entered a plea demanding an examination on March 7.

He was released on a $5,000 bond and has pre-exam conference scheduled for 1 p.m. on March 16.

Hayley Currier, a 29-year-old Ann Arbor resident, was charged with disorderly conduct, public urination or defecation, an MSU ordinance. She will be arraigned at 8 a.m. on March 15.

Mackenzie Faerber, a 24-year-old Lansing resident, was charged with resisting and obstructing police. She entered a plea demanding an examination on March 7.

She was released on a $5,000 bond and has pre-exam conference scheduled for 1 p.m. on March 16.

Stavros Glitsos, a 36-year-old Hamtramck resident, was charged with obstructing official business, an MSU ordinance. He will be arraigned at 8 a.m. on March 15.

Benjamin Greer, a 26-year-old resident of Silver Spring, Maryland, was charged with resisting and obstructing police. He entered a plea demanding an examination on March 7.

He was released on a $5,000 bond and is allowed to reside in Maryland. He has pre-exam conference scheduled for 1 p.m. on March 16.

Zachary Guerra, a 21-year-old resident of Berkley, was charged with failure to obey a police officer. He will be arraigned at 8 a.m. on March 15.

Mark Huff, a 30-year-old resident of Tecumseh, was charged with failure to obey a police officer and violating an MSU weapons ordinance. He has an arraignment scheduled for 8 a.m. on March 15.

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Lacy Macauley, a 29-year-old resident of Washington D.C., was charged with resisting and obstructing police.

She was released on a $5,000 bond and is allowed to reside in Washington D.C. He has pre-exam conference scheduled for 1 p.m. on March 16.

Hannah Manela, a 21-year old-West Bloomfield resident, was charged with failure to obey police, an MSU ordinance. She will be arraigned at 8 a.m. on March 15.

John Martin, a 31-year-old Grand Rapids resident, was charged with failure to obey a police officer, an MSU ordinance. He will be arraigned at 8 a.m. on March 15.

Shay Matmanivong, a 20-year-old Detroit resident, was charged with resisting and obstructing police. She pleaded not guilty on March 7.

She was released on a $1,000 bond and have a pretrial scheduled for 10 a.m. on April 4.

Joshua Morgan, a 22-year-old resident of Lansing, was charged with disorderly conduct and will be arraigned at 8 a.m. on March 15.

John Shade III, a 37-year-old resident of Thornville, Ohio, was charged with an MSU trespassing ordinance and weapons ordinance. He will be arraigned at 8 a.m. on March 15.

Daniel Smigel, a 26-year-old resident of Crete, Illinois, was charged with two counts of resisting and obstructing police. He entered a plea demanding an examination on March 6. 

He was released on a $2,500 bond and is allowed to reside in Illinois. He has a a pre-exam conference scheduled for 1 p.m. on March 16.

Blair Walker, a 28-year-old Ann Arbor resident, was charged with resisting and obstructing police. She entered a plea demanding an examination on March 7.

She was released on a $5,000 bond and has pre-exam conference scheduled for 1 p.m. on March 16.

Ian Young, a 22-year-old resident of North Liberty, Indiana, was charged with one count of assault and battery and pleaded not guilty on March 7.

He was released on a $2,500 bond and has a pre-exam conference scheduled for 1 p.m. on April 4.

Editor's Note: This article as update on March 12 to correct the number of people arrested.

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