6 Officers Arrested in the Death of Freddie Gray

Six officers involved in the arrest of Baltimore man, Freddie Gray have now been arrested in connection with his death.

State Attorney Marilyn Mosby addressed the public in a press conference earlier today to speak more about the charges that the officers face in a case that left Freddie’s spine 80 percent severed. An autopsy report ruled the 25-year-old’s death a homicide by severe trauma.

From CNN:

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby told reporters Friday that her office’s investigation, coupled with a medical examiner’s determination that Freddie Gray’s death was a homicide, led her to determine there is probable cause to file criminal charges. She didn’t immediately say who would be charged; a news conference continues. 

Mosby said Friday that three Baltimore police officers illegally arrested Gray on April 12. She also said that a knife that Gray had was not illegal. 

Six police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Friday. 

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of six officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said.

 

According to NBC, here are the charges that each officer faces, and the maximum sentence carried for each one:

Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. (the driver of the van):
Second-degree depraved-heart murder (30 years)
Involuntary manslaughter (10 years)
Assault/second degree (10 years)
Manslaughter by vehicle, gross negligence (10 years)
Manslaughter by vehicle, criminal negligence (three years)
Misconduct in office

Officer William Porter
Involuntary manslaughter (10 years)
Assault/second degree (10 years)
Misconduct in office

Lt. Brian Rice
Involuntary manslaughter (10 years)
Assault/second degree (10 years)
Assault/second degree (10 years)
Misconduct in office
Misconduct in office
False imprisonment

Officer Edward Nero
Assault/second degree (10 years)
Assault/second degree (10 years)
Misconduct in office
Misconduct in office
False imprisonment

Officer Garrett Miller
Assault/second degree (10 years)
Assault/second degree (10 years)
Misconduct in office
Misconduct in office
False imprisonment

Sgt. Alicia White
Involuntary manslaughter (10 years)
Assault/second degree (10 years)
Misconduct in office

Finally, a step in the right direction. Let’s hope that this marks the beginning of the end of the hashtagged names looking for justice. It took far too many for us to get to this point.

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