8 charged with trespassing during Burrillville protest

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BURRILLVILLE, R.I. (WPRI) — Police in Burrillville arrested eight protesters Saturday for trespassing on private property.

According to police, members of BASE (Burrillville Against Spectra Expansion) and FANG (Fighting Against Natural Gas) staged a protest at the Spectra Energy Gas Transmission facility in Pascoag.

Police said 8 individuals were arrested and charged for trespassing on Spectra’s property.

The following people are facing charges:

  • Sally J. Mendzela , 68, of North Providence, RI
  • Stephanie L. Strub, 28, of Pawtucket, RI
  • Marisa A. Shea, 29, of Lowell, Mass.
  • Andrea Doremus-Cuetara,57, of West Roxbury, Mass.
  • Gabriel Shipiro,19, of Ithica, NY
  • Kyle Shulz, 26, of Worcester, Mass.
  • Lauren T. Niedel-Gresh, 53, of Glocester, RI
  • Mary E. Pendergest, 69, of Pawtucket, RI

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