The rain didn’t dampen participants’ enthusiasm.
Frederick, Md (KM) Officials with the City of Frederick say there were numerous demonstrations on Friday as part of the “Black Lives Matter” movement.
The largest one began at 5:00 PM at Mullnix Park. Participants then marched along Carroll Creek to Market and 2nd Streets to Baker Park, where the protest continued until around 8:00 PM. Participants say the rain didn’t dampen their enthusiasm.
Frederick Police say demonstrations continued in the downtown, and expanded to Routes 85 and 355. For a short period of time Interstate 70 was closed. All protests finished up at around 10:00 PM.
No arrests were made, and there were no serious incidents.
Frederick Police were assisted their efforts by the Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police.
By Kevin McManus