A bold non-violent demonstration at Procter and Gamble (PnG) headquarters in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio on March 4th, 2014, led to nine Greenpeace activists taken into custody by the Cincinnati Police.
Today at the 9am arraignment, Judge Winkler’s honest disclosure of his own financial ties to Procter and Gamble stock ownership shows the deep ties PnG has in Cincinnati area and the honest treatment toward the out of town Greenpeace activists.
“A reckless and ill advised stunt,” Winkler cited the use of the helicopter to capture footage near the banners released on the PnG building to protest the destruction of rainforest habitat for palm oil farms. “You’ve taken this self-less cause and turned it into a selfish act and put people in danger in this manner.”
The nine accused of burglary and vandalism charges set bail amounts each for $50,000 dollars. $40000 for burglary and $10000 for vandalism.
Charles Long, 34, of Oakland, Calif.
Sean O’Brien, 22, of Oakland, Calif.
Tyler Wilkerson, 26, of San Diego, Calif.
Nima Shahidi, 29, of Fallston, Md.
Mike Herbert, 30, of Chicago, Ill.
Jesse Coleman, 28, of Washington D.C.
Marcella Larges, 28, of Baltimore, Md.
Denise Rodriguez, 20, of Corona, N.Y.
Tyler Sanville, 28, of Santa Cruz, Calif.
Update: Possible bail restriction for full amount of $450000…