Armed Protester Arrested
Wednesday night Chief Holloway and police majors were outside in front of police headquarters informing a group of protesters that 1st Ave N was about to open to traffic and they needed to get on the sidewalk.
Abraham Quraishi threw a spent baton round (heavy plastic) at Chief Holloway and a group of majors, narrowly missing them.
While Quraishi was throwing the round, an officer saw a handgun in his waistband. He does not have a concealed weapons permit.
He fought several officers as they tried to take him into custody. Quraishi now faces inciting a riot, resisting an officer with violence, carrying a concealed firearm while in commission of a felony and unlawful assembly charges.
Report # 2020-020488