Six Baltimore Cops Charged For Freddie Gray’s Homicide

A sergeant and three cops are facing up to 20 years in prison each, one lieutenant is facing up to 30 years and another cop up to 55 years in prison, if convicted on all charges.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

May 2, 2015

Baltimore, Maryland – On Friday, six Baltimore police officers including a supervisor have been charged with multiple felony charges for the April homicide of Freddie Gray, 25, State Attorney Marilyn B. Mosby announced during a press conference. Gray was arrested on April 12 and died on April 19 due to a spinal injury after he was arrested.
Lieutenant Brian W. Rice was charged with one felony count for involuntary manslaughter (facing 10 years imprisonment), two counts for second-degree assault (10 years each count), two counts for misconduct in office and one count for false imprisonment.
Sergeant Alicia D. White was charged with one felony count for involuntary manslaughter (10 years in prison), one count for second-degree assault (10 years) and misconduct in office.
Police Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr. was charged with one felony count for second-degree depraved heart murder (facing up to 30 years in prison), one count for involuntary manslaughter (10 years), one count for second-degree assault (10 years), one count for vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence (10 years), one count for vehicular manslaughter with criminal negligence (3 years) and misconduct in office.
Officer William G. Porter was charged with one felony count for involuntary manslaughter (facing up to 10 years), one count for second-degree assault (10 years) and misconduct in office.
Officer Edward M. Nero was charged with two counts of second-degree assault (10 years each count), two counts for misconduct in office and one count for false imprisonment.
Officer Garrett E. Miller was charged with two felony counts for second-degree assault (10 years each count), two counts for misconduct in office and one for false imprisonment. The officers and two supervisors are facing between 20 to 50 years in prison, if convicted on all charges.
The officers and both supervisors have been suspended with pay pending the outcome of the case and have been released on bail after they were booked for multiple felonies.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco. Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect or suspects who set fire to the CVS Drug store and several other structures.
Baltimore police reported on Friday night that 38 protest related arrests were made and 15 curfew violation arrests. The curfew began at 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. for all residents except media with credentials and emergency related crews, according to police. Baltimore is no longer in tactical alert.

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