Trae Tha Truth and Texans' Kenny Stills arrested during protest for Breonna Taylor

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Houston's Trae Tha Truth arrested at Breonna Taylor protest
WATCH: Video shows the moment Trae Tha Truth was taken into custody in Louisville, Kentucky, during a protest calling for the arrest of the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor.

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (KTRK) -- Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth and Houston Texans wide receiver Kenny Stills were among 87 people arrested during a protest for Breonna Taylor on Tuesday.

"Today was a good day for @danieljaycameron to have us arrested," Trae shared with fans on Instagram, referring to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron.

Around 4:30 p.m., protesters gathered around Cameron's home, demanding the arrest of the police officers involved Taylor's death. Taylor was shot eight times by narcotics detectives who had a no-knock warrant to enter her apartment.

The protesters stood in Cameron's yard during their demonstration, according to Louisville police.

The group was told that remaining on the property would be unlawful and was told to leave, authorities said.

Officials charged each person with intimidating a participant in a legal process, a Class D felony; disorderly conduct 2nd degree, a Class B misdemeanor; and criminal trespass 3rd degree, a violation.

"How bout you use the same energy for the cops who killed #BreonnaTaylor," Trae continued in his post.

SEE ALSO: Officers in deadly Breonna Taylor raid thought she was alone

Taylor's death has sparked weeks of protests and policy changes.

Stills, like Trae, has been vocal against police brutality and active about protesting. Last month, he joined a protest for Taylor at Kentucky's State Capitol in Frankfort, offering to pay for gas, rental cars and lodging for those who wanted to attend. He has continuously posted about ways people can get involved in the effort. But prior to that, he was one of the main NFL athletes to take a knee during the national anthem. He has done it for at least the past four seasons to protest racial inequality and police brutality.

Stills was acquired in 2019 in a blockbuster trade from the Miami Dolphins with offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil.

On Wednesday, his Texans' teammates showed their support after his arrest.

A fan shared a screenshot of Deshaun Watson's response on Stills' Instagram Live.

The Texans' Tytus Howard wrote on Twitter, "SMH they arresting the wrong ppl! How you're going to arrest him for protesting but the cops who killed Breonna Taylor haven't been arrested? #FreeKennyStills"

Cornerback Lonnie Johnson Jr., echoed Howard, saying, "stand for something or fall for anything we with you brodie FREE STILLS."

Stills later spoke about it on Twitter, saying ""Good trouble" with my brothers and sisters- organized by @untilfreedom" and that he was "arrested for peacefully protesting."

The protest and arrests come days after a police report gave a few more details into what happened on the night of Taylor's death. In the released report, there was a box to check for forced entry, which was checked "No," and it also said "none" in a space for the victim's injuries.

MORE: Breonna Taylor police report gives few details, some wrong

RELATED: Trae Tha Truth organizes Houston march for George Floyd's family

SEE ALSO: Houston rallies for Breonna Taylor days after George Floyd march

Hundreds gather at Discovery Green to demand justice for Breonna Taylor killed by police in Louisville.