Holywood actress Shailene Woodley will stand trial in January over pipeline protest and faces up to two months in jail if convicted. She will be standing trial in North Dakota early next year on charges related to her protest against the Dakota Access pipeline.
Woodley was among 27 activists arrested Oct. 10. The #Divergent star, who livestreamed her arrest on Facebook, pleaded not guilty last week to criminal trespass and engaging in a riot. Court documents show Woodley’s trial is scheduled Jan. 25 in state court in Mandan. She could face two months in jail and $3,000 in fines if convicted of the two misdemeanors.
The Standing Rock community want construction of the $3.8 billion pipeline halted, saying it could taint water supplies and encroach on tribal burial sites.