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SEAL BEACH, Calif. -- Thirteen anti-nuclear demonstrators were arrested on trespassing charges Monday for trying to block the entrance to the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station to protest deployment of U.S. missiles in Europe.

Police said about 50 people appeared at the gate of the weapons storage base at 8 a.m., and 13 of them were arrested for trespassing after laying down across the driveway of the main entrance.

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The demonstration was peaceful and the suspects were taken to Orange County Jail in Santa Ana, where they were to be released either on their own recognizance or on bail.

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