Two arrested in Mountain Valley Pipeline Protest – CBS Pittsburgh

LAWN, W.Va. (AP) – Law enforcement officials say two people were arrested after they were found chained to pipeline construction equipment in Greenbrier County.

Local news outlets report the two were found in the Dawson area Friday morning, attached to pipeline equipment with chains and a welded pipe.

According to the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office, local fire officers helped rescue the couple from a hole underground.

MPs say one person got off voluntarily while the other refused and had to be picked up.

The two are charged with trespassing, obstruction of an officer, and conspiracy.

It wasn’t immediately known whether they had a lawyer.

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