"Accountability truck" driver arrested in Ferguson Live
Police Wednesday night arrested the driver of a sign truck who was allegedly using the truck to help block traffic as protesters marched in Ferguson. ColorofChange.org has used the sign truck to ask Gov. Nixon "What will you do in this moment with the world watching?"
According to its website, the ColorofChange organzation formed after Hurricane Katrina, and the group works to "strengthen Black America's political voice."
This tweet was sent at 12:23 a.m. Thursday morning.
STL police arrest @GovJayNixon accountability truck driver & confiscate truck! @GovJayNixon must be protect free speech & human rights.
The owner of this truck was arrested he parked& as he was going into walgreens policed snatched him & drove his truck http://t.co/fIXJy55vHI
Nov. 5, 2014
This tweet was sent at 12:25 a.m.
Driver of accountability truck has been released after held for hours. Thank you to everyone who raised their voices for his safe release.
Update: picked up the @ColorOfChange truck driver, he was released and he's unharmed! Not releasing his name for his protection. TY guys!
Police had not released the driver's name by Thursday afternoon.
Show "accountability truck" some love tmrw & take a pic when you see it #STL #Clayton @GovJayNixon #DontSilenceUs http://t.co/2NHmnhTx5i
The account posted this photo of the truck at the police impound lot.
The @GovJayNixon accountability truck was picked up from impound lot. #DontSilenceUs #WeSee #NixonFail @GeekNStereo http://t.co/Y7WlhasXAg
And the truck was back on the road, according to this tweet sent at 11:26 a.m.
The @ColorOfChange "accountability truck" is back in NoCo, it's off Lindbergh near Target! http://t.co/tKdiNCUcvp