By Sara Burnett, Weston Gentry and Kieran Nicholson
The Denver Post
A handful of people have been arrested as police in riot gear moved into the Occupy Denver camp in front of the Colorado Capitol early this morning to dismantle tents and remove debris.
The initial order to disperse came shortly before 3 a.m., but arrests weren’t made until after 6 a.m.
Around 6:25 this morning, police marched lock-step through the camp, moving protesters into the street.
“The whole world is watching,” chanted some protesters.
A core group of about 25 people remained around a makeshift structure that served as the camp’s kitchen and medical tent, dubbed by protesters the “thunderdome.”
Some of the core protesters who refused to leave were physically lifted by police, moved out of the immediate area and then allowed to disperse on their own.
“I don’t know why I’m being detained,” said Patricia Hughes, a nurse, as she was dragged from the area on her knees read more…