Port of Longview riot: 6 more arrested Wednesday and Thursday

Kelso and Longview residents booked and released pending court hearings



News Release from: Cowlitz Co. Sheriff’s Office


Posted: September 15th, 2011 5:28 PM

Kelso, WA – Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Deputies, investigating violations at the Port of Longview, have made six more arrests in the last 24 hours. The arrests stem from the incident on the railroad tracks on the afternoon of September 7th. The following are the persons arrested:

On September 14, 2011:

Phillip D. SCHILL, age 45 of Kelso

On September 15, 2011:

Byron J. JACOBS, age 28 of Longview

Guy E. TOW, age 45 of Longview

Michael K. MULLER, age 54 of Longview

Christopher J. BARBER, age 39 of Kelso

Randy K. JOHNSON, age 47 of Longview

All of the above individuals were booked and released on Criminal Trespass 2nd (RCW 9A.52.080) and Obstructing or Delaying a Train (RCW 81.52.020). They will appear in Cowlitz County District Court for arraignment sometime in the next week.

Deputies are continuing their investigation into both the train obstruction incident on the afternoon of September 7th and the EGT Terminal breech and vandalism during the early morning hours of September 8th.

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