At 6 a.m. today, Jan. 17, the Missoula County Sheriff’s Department oversaw the removal of Occupy Missoula tents on the county courthouse lawn. The County Maintenance Department was responsible for the operation after commissioners passed a resolution not allowing camping on county property. In my interview with Information Officer Jason Johnson, he says most occupiers were cooperative with the exception of one man who was arrested.

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