Northeast Ohio Media Group Staffer Kris Wernowsky Arrested While Live Streaming Cleveland Protests After Forgetting Press Pass

Cleveland Officer Michael Brelo in court WKYC SCREENSHOT
Cleveland Officer Michael Brelo in court

71 Held in Demonstrations after Cleveland Cop’s Acquittal

Northeast Ohio Media Group staffer Kris Wernowsky was arrested while live streaming downtown Cleveland protesters, according to Cleveland Plain Dealer reporter Rachel Dissell,” WKYC-TV in Cleveland reported.

“Dissell said approximately 800 users were watching Wernowsky’s Periscope live stream, which continued to broadcast after reports of his arrest.

“A few hours later, she said he was released.

“Northeast Ohio Media Group provides content to The Plain Dealer and, as well as Sun News. . . ”

As Adam Ferrise reported for the Northeast Ohio Media Group on Sunday, “Cleveland police arrested 71 people during a day of protests on Saturday following the acquittal of Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo.

“Police Chief Calvin Williams said on Sunday that about 39 are men and at least 16 women were arrested. Juveniles and were also arrested during the protest, Williams said. . . .”

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