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Judge OKs Hogan's order to extend hold on riot suspects
Judge OKs Hogan's order to extend hold on riot suspects

A Baltimore circuit judge ruled Monday that Gov. Larry Hogan did not violate the Maryland Constitution when he ordered that hundreds of people arrested during last week's riots could be held longer than 24 hours before seeing a court commissioner. Judge Charles J. Peters said the extended detentions were a result of a system "simply overwhelmed by the large number of arrests that occurred," and not a deliberate move to hold arrestees. Hogan issued the order at the height of unrest over the April 19 death of Freddie Gray from injuries sustained in police custody. About 500 people have been arrested during rioting last week and subsequent protests that often lasted beyond a 10...

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