The friend who was with Michael Brown on the day the unarmed African American teen was shot and killed by a white police officer has been arrested, according to USA TODAY.

Dorian Johnson was arrested Wednesday afternoon, KSDK-TV reported.

According to sources, he was with a group of men with guns and Johnson approached officers to try and prevent them from making an arrest and was seen throwing narcotics on the ground.

Charges are expected to be filed today.