Seattle PD Easily Clear Out CHAZ After Weeks of Violent Anarchy

Although they were met with some resistance, Seattle Police easily cleared out the Capital Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ), also known as “CHOP” in downtown Seattle Wednesday morning after Mayor Jenny Durkan issued an executive order  to vacate the area.

After the weak Democrat leaders of Seattle bowed to the antifa mob early last month, police had to abandon the East Precinct, allowing the antifa and Black Lives Matter agitators to seize a six-block area in the Capitol Hill section of downtown Seattle.

At first, the clueless mayor celebrated the depraved anarchy of CHAZ, telling an interviewer that the occupation against “racist” police brutality had “a block party atmosphere” that could turn into “a summer of love.” In reality, it quickly devolved into violent anarchy that led to multiple injuries and the death of two black teenagers.

“Since demonstrations at the East Precinct area began on June 8, two teenagers have been killed and three people have been seriously wounded in late-night shootings,” the Seattle Police Department said in a tweet. “Police have also documented robberies, assaults, and other violent crimes.”

After hundreds of Seattle Black Lives Matters activists held a “Defund the Police” march through her exclusive Northeast Seattle neighborhood, Durkan decided enough was enough.

Police in riot gear arrived in the “police-free zone” at around 5 a.m. and announced that the squatters had five minutes to clear the area. Seattle PD said in a tweet that cops were wearing highly protective gear because “individuals associated w/the CHOP are known to be armed and dangerous/may be associated with shootings, homicides, robberies, assaults &other violent crimes.”

King5 reporter Michael Crowe was on the ground reporting as the police cleared out the area.

Agitators threw projectiles at the police and desperately tried to form a barricade using toppled porta potties.

Cops continued to push through, clearly demonstrating that they could have ended the anarchy on day one if they had only been given the okay by the city’s weak and feckless Democrat authorities.

As police were clearing out CHOP, several vehicles with armed individuals were reported to be circling the area.

Far-left Twitter accounts desperately called for back-up, stressing that “white bodies” need to go to the front of the line.

The borders of CHOP were reportedly secured by police before 6:15 a.m. local time and at least 15 agitators were arrested, according to Fox 23.

“Anyone who remains in the area, or returns to the area, is subject to arrest,” police said.

Crowe posted a video of the filthy mess the agitators made in the occupied zone, where every building is covered in grafitti.

Seattle PD released a compilation of violent incidents at CHOP, using open source video of the violence.

About Debra Heine

Debra Heine is a conservative Catholic mom of six and longtime political pundit. She has written for several conservative news websites over the years, including Breitbart and PJ Media.

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