Shailene Woodley, Mugshot

Courtesy of Morton County Sheriff

Shailene Woodley is maintaining her innocence. 

The Fault in Our Stars star pleaded not guilty to charges of criminal trespass and engaging in a riot, E! News confirms.  

While she was not physically in the North Dakota courtroom on Wednesday, her attorney Alexander Reichert entered the plea on her behalf and also entered a waiver of appearance so that she would not have to be physically present. 

Currently, there is no court date set. 

On Oct. 10, the actress was protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline when she was initially arrested. At the time, Woodley was recording the peaceful protest live on Facebook and the hour-long video has since garnered nearly five million views. 

"I don't know if you guys just heard me, but I was walking back to my RV, which is right there so that we can go back to camp peacefully and they grabbed me by my jacket and said that I was not allowed to continue," she told viewers. "And they had giant guns and batons and zip ties and they're not letting me go."


"Alright I'm being arrested," she continued. "Because I was trespassing like everyone else, but as soon as you guys asked me to leave, I l left. She was down there, everybody was down there. I'm being arrested. I was down there with everybody else. I don't know what's going on? As soon as they came, I left… it's because I'm well known. It's because I have 40,000 people watching."

The Morton County Sheriff confirmed to E! News that 26 other people had also been arrested. 

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