Atlanta Police Department reported they had made 95 arrests as of 11 p.m. Monday night.
Most of the arrests occurred before the 9 p.m. curfew.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: When Might Your $1,400 Economic Relief Payment Arrive?
The majority of protesters cleared the streets without incident, said APD spokesman Sergeant John in a statement.
However, a group of protesters remained inside Centennial Olympic Park and refused to leave. A CNN producer reports seeing that some of them hurling projectiles after the curfew came.
Sergeant Chaffee said some protesters threw rocks and discharged fireworks toward officers. Tear gas was used to disperse the crowd and several arrests were made.READ MORE: Wanted For Homicide, Florida Man Leads Deputies On Chase, Breaks Into Home Before Placed Under Arrest
He continues, “We have encountered several issues during the day including instances where protesters blocked traffic on several roadways and briefly entered onto the interstate.”
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The City of Atlanta has imposed a curfew again this evening, to begin at 9 p.m. Atlanta Police officers will be enforcing the curfew. It is important to note that people who are traveling to and from work, or are engaged in work activities, are not subject to arrest.
— Atlanta Police Department (@Atlanta_Police) June 1, 2020
APD officers worked through the night to ensure compliance with the curfew.