City of Charleston dropping charges against 27 protesters not involved in the May 30 riot

Charleston County News

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The City of Charleston is dropping charges against 27 people who were involved in downtown protests back in May.

According to officials with the city, these individuals were arrested and charged during protests that happened in Marion Square on May 31st and were not involved in the riot from the night before.

The charges were primarily issued due to curfew violations, failure to disperse, and other non-violent matters.

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