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Reporter Arrested After Filming Ohio Train Crash Press Conference


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What are they trying to hide in Ohio?

As WLT reported,  on February 3rd a train that was transporting highly toxic chemicals derailed in Ohio and on February 6th authorities conducted a “controlled release” of the chemicals.

Well, now a News Nation reporter was violently taken down by police officers after he was recording at the Ohio train derailment press conference.

The reporter was aggressively pushed toward the ground while attending the press conference where Ohio’s governor was set to speak about the current air quality in the nearby areas where the chemicals were spilled.

Watch here:

News Nation added more details on the story:

NewsNation reporter was released from jail late Wednesday after being arrested earlier in the day during a news conference being held by Ohio’s governor about a train derailment.

Correspondent Evan Lambert was giving a live report during NewsNation’s “Rush Hour” when he was told by law enforcement personnel at the news conference to be quiet because Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine was speaking.

Lambert finished the live report but was then asked to leave by authorities, who tried to forcibly remove him from the event. The charges Lambert is facing are disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing.

READ MORE: Experts ‘disturbed’ by force used on NewsNation reporter
NewsNation was expecting a statement from the East Palestine Police Department on Lambert’s arrest around 7 a.m. ET but has not yet received a release. Police said there is still no release and the network would get it once it is ready.

After Lambert was taken into custody, DeWine said he didn’t personally order the arrest.

Fox News  got the scoop too:

NewsNation correspondent Evan Lambert was arrested Wednesday as he was covering a press conference following the recent disastrous train derailment that occurred in Ohio.

Footage from NewsNation, shows Lambert, who was doing a live shot at a press conference with Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, who was set to provide an update on the chaos that erupted in East Palestine, being forced on the ground and cuffed by two police officers. The officers escorted him outside and placed him in a patrol car. He was taken to Columbiana County Jail and released later Wednesday evening.

“Evan is safe and calm, and continues to act with professionalism and integrity that he brings to his work each day,” NewsNation D.C. bureau chief Mike Viqueira said in a statement. “As you see from the videos, he was doing his job – what hundreds of journalists do without incident – reporting to the public o the matter of urgent, critical interest to our audience.”

 



 

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