COLUMBUS – Mayor of Columbus Andrew Ginther declares state of emergency curfew in Columbus until removed.
According to the documents, this curfew is in effect in response to the rioting and vandalism within the city resulting in tens of thousands of dollars in damages to statehouse, Ohio theater, and innumerable businesses in the downtown corridor.
The mayor says that future plans of demonstrations in the city and threats of violence and property damage on social media with the sole purpose to do damage to the city.
A curfew will be in effect from 10 pm to 6 am until the mayor declares the emergency over. During these hours it is ordered to not travel upon and public street, sidewalk, or public place.
.@MayorGinther signed an executive order implementing a curfew on the City of Columbus from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
This order will remain in effect until it rescinded by the Mayor. pic.twitter.com/bPTddsvwCb
— City of Columbus (@ColumbusGov) June 1, 2020