Prior to the meeting, hundreds of protesters, some armed, tried
storming the BLM's cattle gate, but weren't successful. The crowd was
urged to wait 30 minutes and give both sides a chance to talk.
At one point, I-15 was closed in both directions, about seven miles south of Mesquite, because protesters had blocked the freeway. Nearly two dozen police officers and a SWAT unit were at the scene to keep the peace and assist the BLM enforcement officers to safely leave the area....