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BREAKING: Man arrested for “resisting or obstructing officers” while preaching on Boise State campus

Photo by Mackenzie Hudson

According to Ada County sheriff arrest records, Moscow resident Keith Darrell was arrested at 2:23 pm on Sept. 1 with a misdemeanor charge of resisting or obstructing officers on Boise State campus. 

After crowds of students gathered in front of Riverfront Hall to watch Darrell preach about Christianity and his beliefs for the second day in a row, students reported seeing officers escort Darrell to a police vehicle. A photo posted to @boisechicks on Instagram shows Darrell being escorted, possibly hand-cuffed, by four officers.

Students reported seeing police present on both Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 when Darrell was also speaking to a large crowd. According to students, officers stood on the outskirts of the crowd to monitor activity as Darrell spoke.

While most of Darrell’s demonstration included preaching Christianity, students also reported Darrell sharing white supremacist values. Under the @boisechicks Instagram post, one commenter said “he said only white men with property should be able to vote.” 

Darrell runs an Instagram account, @campuspreacher, and posted a photo on Aug. 31 with the caption “Ready for the semester. Prayers appreciated.” 

The Arbiter will continue to report on Darrell’s arrest as we find more information.

The circle statue on Boise State campus.
Photo by Mackenzie Hudson | The Arbiter
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