Differing reports on overnight arrests in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. – Dozens of arrests were made in Ferguson overnight, most of them for failure to disperse, according to two different law enforcement groups. However, the total number of arrests differs between the groups.

St. Louis County Justice Services reports 78 arrests, 75 of those for failure to disperse. Of the 75 arrests, one man, William Moreno of Austin, Texas, was arrested Monday and again on Tuesday.

Here's a breakdown of the arrests:
- 4 residents of Ferguson
- 48 residents of the St. Louis area
- 5 Missouri residents
- 18 out-of-state residents

Two people, a resident of Jennings and a resident of Florissant, were arrested for unlawful use of a weapon.

A Rockton, Illinois man was arrested for interfering with an officer.

Here is the Justice Services' list of the arrests:

Ferguson Arrests

On Tuesday evening, the St. Louis County Police After Action Review Team sent out its own report contradicting the numbers given to us by the SLJS. Between 8 a.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday, county police recorded 52 arrests, the bulk of which were for refusal to disperse. One arrest was made for possession of a controlled substance, two were arrested for warrants and failure to appear in court, and another was arrested for interfering with a police officer.

A county police spokesman said 93 percent of those arrested were not Ferguson residents, and 27 percent were not even residents of Missouri.

The arrest numbers from the St. Louis County Police Department are as follows:


Florissant, MO (7)

Ferguson, MO (4)

Jennings, MO (2)

Flordell Hills, MO (1)

Creve Coeur, MO (1)

Hazelwood, MO (1)

Bel-Ridge, MO (1)

City of St. Louis, MO (15)

Unincorporated St. Louis County (6)

Outside of Missouri:

Washington DC (1)

Illinois (4)

Maryland (1)

California (1)

Virginia (1)

New York (4)

Alabama (1)

Texas (1)


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