Chattanooga man among 3 arrested at Virginia protest

Photo Courtesy: WTVC via Hamilton County, from a previous arrest

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Virginia State Police have made three arrests related to the planned rally at Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Virginia State Police say 21-year-old Troy Dunigan from Chattanooga was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. According to our ABC affiliate WTVC in Chattanooga, people who knew Dunigan say he was a counter protestor.

21-year-old Jacob L. Smith of Louisa, Virginia was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault and battery.

44-year-old James M. O’Brien of Gainesville, Florida was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed handgun.

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