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Sheriff on latest DAPL incident: 'That was a riot'

Earlier today we got news that another couple of dozen #NoDAPL protesters had been arrested, including actress Shailene Woodley. This afternoon in a press conference Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney absolutely unloaded on what he described as a "ri...

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Authorities arrest Dakota Access Pipeline protesters who had locked arms inside teepee poles erected in the pipeline route on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, near St. Anthony, N.D. Mike Nowatzki / Forum News Service

Earlier today we got news that another couple of dozen #NoDAPL protesters had been arrested, including actress Shailene Woodley.

This afternoon in a press conference Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney absolutely unloaded on what he described as a “riot.”

“That was not a protest,” he told reporters. “That was not prayerful. That was a riot.”

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