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Dorian Johnson, witness to Michael Brown shooting, charged with resisting arrest

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Dorian Johnson, a witness to the Michael Brown shooting, was charged with resisting arrest during an incident in north St. Louis Dorian Johnson, a witness to the Michael Brown shooting, was charged with resisting arrest during an incident in north St. Louis
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Dorian Johnson, who was a witness to the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, was arrested and charged in north St. Louis Wednesday.

Johnson is charged with one count of resisting arrest.

Authorities allege Johnson, his brother Demonte, and others were in the 5700 block of Acme when someone called for a disturbance. Police said some of the people may have been armed.

When officers responded to the scene, one officer said he noticed someone had a bulge in his waistband; the officer thought the bulge was a concealed weapon. As the officer searched that person, police said Demonte grabbed his arm, demanded the officer stop searching the person, and also said the officer could not arrest the person bring searched.

Police said someone else stepped in and tried to get Demonte away from the officer. Dorian then allegedly ran towards the person trying to grab Demonte, and demanded that he take his hands off his brother.

Authorities said Dorian also said the officer could not arrest anyone on the scene. According to police, the officer then grabbed Dorian before he could get to person who tried to grab Demonte's arm. Police said Dorian and the officer got into a struggle before the officer got him on the ground and out him in handcuffs.
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