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Occupy Boston arrests in dispute over kitchen sink

December 1, 2011
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BOSTON—Police have arrested three protesters from the Occupy Boston movement, accusing them of disorderly conduct after dozens of activists surrounded a patrol wagon and refused to let it move.

The protesters prevented the police vehicle from moving Thursday night after officers confiscated a kitchen sink that was being taken to the encampment at Dewey Square.

Authorities have banned protesters from bringing material that could be used to convert the encampment into a permanent dwelling. The so-called contraband includes construction material such as wood and kitchen sinks.

Police say between 75 and 100 protesters surrounded the police wagon and additional patrol vehicles were called to the scene.

Police did not immediately provide additional information, including the identity of those they arrested.

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