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Date Jun 01, 2020
Department Buffalo Police Department
Address Bailey Ave
Buffalo, NY

Incident Description

Myles Carter, a young Black man, was tackled from behind by Buffalo police and arrested while he was being interviewed by the news media on Bailey Avenue during a protest. The trumped up charges that followed included second-degree obstruction of governmental administration, a misdemeanor, and disorderly conduct, a violation. The charges were later dropped.

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  • Man tackled by police during protest calls for change in Buffalo Police Department
    Myles Carter says he was giving an interview while peacefully protesting when he was tackled from behind by police. More than a week later, he's still protesting, but he wants to shift the focus. - WKBW