Caravan a short, uneventful ‘parade and protest’

A participant in Saturday's caravan in Creswell. Photo by Bob Williams of Flashbox Studio.

CRESWELL – Roughly two dozen pickup and other trucks made a slow, 20-minute drive down 5th Street and Oregon Avenue, honking horns, waving flags, and clogging intersections shortly after noon today.

The vehicular caravan used the abandoned Foster Farms chicken processing plant as a "staging area." There we no participants on foot or horseback.

Sgt. Scott Denham confirmed the group did not have any permits; the low levels of participation and parade-watchers made . . .