Janice Bledsoe

1,700 cases affected by corrupt Baltimore police Gun Trace Task Force, State's Attorney Mosby says

1,700 cases affected by corrupt Baltimore police Gun Trace Task Force, State's Attorney Mosby says

An ongoing review by the Baltimore state’s attorney’s office has whittled down the number of cases affected by the Police Department’s corrupt Gun Trace Task Force from nearly 3,000 to about 1,700, Marilyn J. Mosby told the City Council this week.

Mosby said at a budget hearing Monday night that Deputy State’s Attorney Janice Bledsoe has been reviewing cases to see whether the eight officers of the task force were material witnesses against defendants charged with and convicted of serious crimes.

“Some of these individuals who have been convicted are really dangerous individuals,” Mosby said of the defendants. “We make an assessment based on the materiality of the officers....

77°