PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Police say a protest outside the federal courthouse in downtown Portland remained mostly peaceful Monday night, but another protest on the east side was declared an unlawful assembly due to criminal activity.
Police said protesters used vehicles to block traffic at around 9 p.m. around Lownsdale Park.
While the gathering was mostly peaceful, a 15-year-old boy was detained after police say he pointed a pellet gun at people in the area of Southwest 4th Avenue and Southwest Taylor Street.
On the east side, a march began on East Burnside Street from Laurelhurst Park at around 9:15 p.m. Police said the march involved about 200 people.
The march ended at the Penumbra Kelly Building, located at 4735 East Burnside Street. The group blocked traffic in both directions.
According to police, a house fire was reported near East Burnside and Southeast 57th Avenue just before 10:30 a.m. Portland Fire crews had to reroute around the blocked…