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Protest Leader Arrested On State Capitol Grounds

The man who claims to have been hit by an SUV carrying Gov. Reynolds early last week was arrested last Thursday at the State Capitol grounds.23 year old Jaylen Robert Cavil was booked into the Polk county jail on Thursday Evening on a charge of interference with official acts. Mr. Cavil was reportedly  at the State Capitol grounds in Des Moines Thursday evening to protest the arrests made by police Wednesday  for prior alleged acts of vandalism that police say members of Black Lives Matter committed.

Prior to his arrest Thursday , Mr. Cavil took to twitter to voice his issues with police . He tweeted, “Des Moines PD has been unjustly charging innocent & nonviolent protesters with felonies.”

He was released from the Polk County Jail just hours after his arrest.

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