By Tim Stickings For Mailonline
Published: 13:23 BST, 9 September 2020 | Updated: 13:23 BST, 9 September 2020
A Black Lives Matter protester was arrested and bundled into a van on a seven-year-old arrest warrant after calling police 'pigs' and saying he wanted to 'take their heads off with a hand saw'.
Jeremy Logan says he was driven away in an unmarked van and kept in custody for more than a day while on his way to a protest in Spokane, Washington.
Logan, the chair of a local Democratic Socialists of America branch, told HuffPost that he was arrested on a 2013 drugs warrant which has only now been fulfilled.
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich hit back in a lengthy press conference where he insisted that Logan's arrest was 'not a political issue'.
However, the Republican sheriff admitted that officers had been monitoring Logan's online rhetoric in the lead-up to his arrest.
Jeremy Logan (pictured) says he was driven away in an unmarked van and kept in custody for more than a day while on his way to a protest in Spokane, Washington
Logan said he was arrested on August 30 after plain-clothes officers grabbed him and told him he was under arrest on a warrant.
He says that up to eight plain-clothed men handcuffed him and bundled him into an unmarked van before driving him to city police.
Logan was wearing a shirt with the slogan ACAB or 'All Cops Are B***ards', which he says was 'not taken lightly' by the arresting officers.
Two friends witnessed the arrest and told HuffPost that it was 'scary'. Logan was released a day later when his father paid a $500 bond.
Logan said the