Alum's Arrest Spurs Protests Outside San Francisco Hall of Justice

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

SF WEEKLY -- A local San Francisco artist, Davia Spain, was arrested on Friday on suspicion of domestic violence, battery and burglary — but her friends say it was all an act of self-defense.

Spain is a Bay Area native, who graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology. She’s worked at nonprofits LYRIC and BAVC, and is now a trans employment associate at the SF LGBT Center.

Update, 1pm: The Public Defender’s Office states that the charges against Spain will be dropped.