The City Finally Processed All Those Brooklyn Bridge Protest Arrests

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Police arrest demonstrators affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement after they attempted to cross the Brooklyn Bridge on the motorway on October 1, 2011 New York City. The highway is not intended for pedestrians, the marchers attempted to cross the bridge on the highway and were stopped on the middle of the bridge by police. Police were in the process of arresting hundreds of the protesters on the bridge. Occupy Wall Street demonstrators are opposed to outsized corporate profits on Wall Street.NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 01: Police arrest demonstrators affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement after they attempted to cross the Brooklyn Bridge on the motorway on October 1, 2011 New York City. The highway is not intended for pedestrians, the marchers attempted to cross the bridge on the highway and were stopped on the middle of the bridge by police. Police were in the process of arresting hundreds of the protesters on the bridge. Occupy Wall Street demonstrators are opposed to outsized corporate profits on Wall Street. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images2011 Getty Images

A little more than two years after police arrested 732 Occupy Wall Street protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge, the last of them has finally appeared before a judge. And like almost all of those before him, the judge dismissed the charges against Jonathan Stribling-Uss. Of those arrested, 680 had their charges dismissed; others pleaded guilty and five were found guilty at trial, but seventeen who did not show up to court now have warrants out. So it's possible they may wind up back in court even more than two years after their first arrests.