Ben & Jerry's co-founder is arrested after strapping amplifiers to a car and playing the sound of an F-35 jet blast to protest against a military base development near his home | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Ben & Jerry's co-founder is arrested after strapping amplifiers to a car and playing the sound of an F-35 jet blast to protest against a military base development near his home

The co-founder of the of ice cream giant Ben & Jerry's was placed under arrest on Saturday after violating a local noise ordinance in his home state of Vermont.

Police in Burlington say that Ben Cohen was taken into custody Saturday afternoon at around 3.30pm following a noisy public protest, according to broadcasting affiliate ABC 22.

The demonstration, which began around 11am, was intended to simulate the sound of the F-35 jet blast, said Lieutenant Matthew Sullivan of Burlington police.

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