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May 4, 2010 6:00 am

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State Patrol Arrest Activist In Transit to Anti-War Protest Philip Chinn, a 22-year old anti-war activist from The Evergreen State College, was arrested while traveling to an anti-war protest at the Port of Grays Harbor in Aberdeen. Aberdeen Police acknowledged that detectives had been watching Chinn and others as they prepared for the protest and, on the day of, broadcasted an “attempt to locate” his car, which was described as containing “three known anarchists.” Criminal charges were dismissed after tests showed Chinn had no alcohol or drugs in his system. Tags: State and Local Police


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