Police say a man arrested during Monday’s Ferguson protest in Seattle had a cache of weapons, including a handgun, knife, shotgun, semi-automatic rifle, ammunition and powerful fireworks.
Jeffrey Alan Acord, 31, was charged Wednesday in Seattle Municipal Court with possession of a concealed pistol without a permit, carrying a dangerous knife and illegal possession of fireworks. He was ordered held in lieu of $10,000 bail.
Acord, of Covington, was among five people arrested during the march and protest Monday in Seattle after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict a police officer for fatally shooting an unarmed black man. Protesters marched from Westlake Park to Capitol Hill, and some later clashed with police and climbed onto Interstate 5, blocking traffic.
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