Organizers said problems included the lack of capacity for a growing population, not enough resources, no enforcement of "community values" and serious drug abuse, resulting in emergency calls due to overdoses. From Monday into early morning Tuesday, police logged several fights, two attempted officer assaults, several intoxicated people and port-a-potties overflowing onto the street. Go To Site

Sexual assault, rape, thievery and the scamming of gullible people into donating their hard-earned cash for nefarious purposes — including the possible purchase of drugs — had become not the exception but the norm at the Occupy Wall Street enclave. Go To Site

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A man known for his involvement in the Occupy Charlotte movement was arrested Sunday and charged with resisting an officer, carrying a concealed gun and misdemeanor possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.

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Occupy DC held an emergency meeting Tuesday afternoon to alert campers in McPherson Square that law enforcement may raid the camp sometime in the next 48 hours... The Occupiers were also reminded to remove illegal substances, such as knives, alcohol and drugs, including cocaine, from their tents.

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Christchurch Hospital staff have been advised not to walk through the Occupy Christchurch camp after dark amid fears of increasing crime and drug use at the protest site. The Occupy Christchurch group began as part of a global movement against corporate greed on October 15, with about 30 tents set up in South Hagley Park since. However, some say the camp has become a venue for drug use and has caused safety problems for staff from the nearby hospital.

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But six weeks later, tensions between Newark’s native activists and the occupation have devolved into accusations, shouting matches and threats of eviction. “There’s been drinking, drugging … They offered my son some marijuana,” said Rahaman Muhammad, president of the SEIU Local 617. “There’s really no code of conduct down there.”

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EUGENE, Ore. (KMTR) - Tense moments for Occupy Eugene protesters Saturday afternoon when police and paramedics were called for a reported heroin overdose. Just after four o'clock, protesters say a man in his early 30's passed out with a shallow pulse.

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Three people were arrested Thursday night after allegedly dealing drugs to undercover police at the Occupy Boston camp.

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VANCOUVER — A woman at the Occupy Vancouver camp died Saturday after being discovered in an "unresponsive" condition, police say. A Canadian protest organizer said it appeared to be due to a drug overdose.

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Protesters said Park, of Stamford, Conn., had a hard time keeping his hands off the cheap booze and drugs and free food at the encampment -- and also off the women.

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BOSTON (CBS) – A man and woman were arrested in Dewey Square for allegedly selling heroin to an undercover police officer. Thirty-four-year-old Isaac Bell and 31-year-old Charlene Dumont both face drug charges. The two were living in a tent with Occupy Boston protesters on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Boston Police officers had been aware of drug activity in the park, and went in to investigate.

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Portland police officers approaching a man suspected of drinking at the Occupy Portland encampment in downtown soon realized the man was concealing a mason jar full of what looked like marijuana. Timothy Soldani, 36, of Tillamook was arrested Tuesday afternoon on charges of delivery of drugs and possession of drugs in a city park.