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Four Detained at Beale AFB Drone Protest

An Ash Wednesday protest at Beale Air Force Base resulted in four people being detained, including a local religious leader…

Listen to protest sound

Earth Justice Ministries Founder Reverend Sharon Delgado of Nevada City was one of the four taken into custody by base authorities. The group was holding signs and conducting a service. Delgado says the group had ashes on their foreheads, and crossed the line in front of the gate onto Beale property…

Listen to Sharon Delgado

Base spokeswoman Lieutenant Siobhan (shuh-VON) Bennett says the four that crossed the line were not technically arrested, but they were detained…

Listen to Siobhan Bennett

They were fingerprinted, and later released on their own recognizance. They could still be prosecuted at a later date.

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