The Virginia State Police responded Monday, October 16, 2023, at approximately 10:45 a.m. to a report of approximately 25 protesters at an MVP worksite on Lafayette Road in Elliston, Va. The protesters quickly dispersed when police arrived, leaving three protesters attached to three pieces of equipment with “sleeping Dragons”. The Virginia State Police Specialized Extraction Team responded to the scene and removed the protesters.
The following protesters were arrested and charged.
Houska, Tara Marie, 39, of Duluth, MN, was charged with 18.2-121 (Trespassing)
Adamski, Emily, 37, of Oakland, CA, was charged with 18.2-119 (Trespassing) and 18.2-460 (Obstruction)
Kornblatt, Louisa Mirima, 31, Brooklyn, NY, was charged with 18.2-119 (Trespassing) and 18.2-460 (Obstruction) and 18.2-404 (Obstruct Free Passage of Others)
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