Ashley Smith, the leader of a movement to "reopen" North Carolina, was reportedly arrested on Tuesday after she disobeyed police orders.
The incident happened during a protest at the governor's mansion in Raleigh. Smith was seen being handcuffed and taken into custody after she apparently disobeyed orders not to protest on the sidewalk.
Watch the video and read some of the reports below.
https://t.co/HGUPH4m16k— Ashad Hajela (@Ashad Hajela) 1588096576.0
#ReopenNC co-founder Ashley Smith speaks. Says N.C. met the directive and flattened the curve. “We’ve done it so we… https://t.co/wYIIR1MAgb— Garrett Bergquist (@Garrett Bergquist) 1588088094.0
A pickup truck is park in front of the NC legislative building. #ReopenNC leader Ashley Smith screams “We want to l… https://t.co/TUUehtM06A— Ashad Hajela (@Ashad Hajela) 1588091394.0
#ReopenNC co-founder Ashley Smith again speaking to the crowd. Tells them to disobey the #StayAtHome order, re-open… https://t.co/B1uZrX9ZdF— Garrett Bergquist (@Garrett Bergquist) 1588092123.0
“Disobey, open your business, go for unnecessary travel,” #ReopenNC leader Ashley Smith says. “May 1st, we rise.”— Ashad Hajela (@Ashad Hajela) 1588092187.0
Reopen NC’s co-founder and anti-vaxxer Ashley Smith goes on a rant about whether Gov. Cooper is “flying the America… https://t.co/tv9o6DAK4a— Cody (@Cody) 1588093470.0