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Final charge dismissed from activist's arrest during protest in Freddie Gray case

Final charge dismissed from activist's arrest during protest in Freddie Gray case

The last remaining charge against an activist arrested in December while protesting the trial of a Baltimore police officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray was dismissed on Monday, after a judge found his arrest was baseless, his legal team said.

Kwame Rose, 22, was arrested outside of the Baltimore Circuit Court building on Dec. 16, after a 12-member jury failed to reach a consensus on four counts against Officer William Porter, one of six officers charged in Gray's arrest and death. Rose, who had been using a bullhorn during the protest, was charged with obstructing vehicle traffic in front of the courthouse, obstructing pedestrian traffic on the sidewalk, disturbing the...

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