Five more arrested for trespassing near Dakota Access Pipeline site

Published: Dec. 30, 2016 at 8:17 AM CST
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Despite the cold, the protests in North Dakota are heating up again this week with five new arrests. Morton County deputies arrested the the five protesters for criminal trespassing on Tuesday.

They're accused of violating an agreement with law enforcement to stay off of a bridge damaged during another demonstration earlier this year.

The five recent arrests brings the total number of arrests to 577 since the protests in North Dakota began in August.