By Monday, Sgt. Alicia White was fully reinstated in the Baltimore Police Department, becoming the sixth and final officer who returned to work after being absolved of Freddie Gray’s death more than two years ago.
The administrative trial of Lt. Brian Rice on 10 charges he violated department policies during the arrest of Freddie Gray appeared to be blown off course Tuesday, as the Montgomery County internal affairs chief upon whose findings the charges were based struggled under cross- examination.
The Montgomery County internal affairs officer who interrogated Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. about his role in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, had the tables turned on him during the second day of Goodson’s administrative trial Tuesday.
For the past 18 months, her co-defendants either went to trial or were called to the stand to testify while Alicia White awaited her own trial. Out of public view, White spent much of the time grappling with crippling anxiety, and at one point was rushed to a hospital. The stress led her and her fiance to call off their engagement, and she spent months unemployed. Then, in July, all charges were dropped. Now, White is speaking publicly for the first time as she begins the process of clearing her
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.
Baltimore prosecutors appear prepared to forge ahead with the next trial of an officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray, on the heels of two acquittals delivered by the judge overseeing the case. The trial of Lt. Brian Rice is scheduled to begin Tuesday with preliminary motions, including requests by the defense to dismiss the charges. Rice has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter, second-degree assault and other charges.
Baltimore prosecutors alleged Thursday that the police officer driving the van in which Freddie Gray was fatally injured gave him an intentional "rough ride," pointing to video that shows him running a stop sign and crossing the center line.
During the crucial last leg of Freddie Gray's ultimately-fatal transport in the back of a police van last year, there were only two other people present: the driver, Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson Jr., and Donta Allen, a fellow arrestee placed on the other side of a thin metal divider from Gray. On Wednesday night, on the eve of Goodson's trial, there Allen was again — back at the center of the case as questions once again swirled around his potential testimony, his inconsistent
A Baltimore police officer charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray has filed a federal lawsuit against Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, alleging false arrest, false imprisonment and defamation, among other counts, according to federal court documents.
The Baltimore police officer who faces the most serious charges in the death of Freddie Gray is headed to trial this week. Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr. is accused of killing Gray while driving the van in which the 25-year-old West Baltimore man suffered a severe spinal injury in April 2015.
Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr., the next Baltimore police officer scheduled to stand trial in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, has challenged the admissibility of key evidence in the state's case against him — including portions of Gray's autopsy and a disputed statement by a fellow officer, allegedly given to a police detective just days after Gray's arrest, that Gray said "I can't breathe" during an important interaction with the officers.
Two officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray are suing Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, court records show. Sgt. Alicia White and Officer William Porter, who both face pending charges of involuntary manslaughter in the 25-year-old's death last April, filed the lawsuit against Mosby, Baltimore sheriff's office Maj. Sam Cogen, and the state of Maryland in Baltimore Circuit Court on May 2, records show.
New software being rolled out by the Baltimore Police Department this summer will streamline its dissemination of policies and training and track receipt of such information by rank-and-file officers, the department said Tuesday.
The acquittal of Officer Edward Nero was a blow to prosecutors, but legal analysts said the judgment Monday does not sink the cases against the five other officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray.
Judge Barry G. Williams is scheduled to issue a ruling Monday in the case of Officer Edward Nero, one of six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray. Nero, 30, is charged with second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and two counts of misconduct in office,
The Baltimore sheriff's office has again received a months-long permit to control public sidewalks around the downtown courthouse where the trials of six police officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray are scheduled.
A fellow Baltimore police officer has taken the stand as prosecutors continue to argue their case against Officer Edward Nero, one of six officers charged in the arrest of Freddie Gray, in his trial Monday in a downtown courtroom.
Prosecutors spent much of the second day of Officer Edward Nero's trial trying to prove that he was directly involved in Freddie Gray's detention and arrest — at times using Nero's own statement to police investigators in the effort to prove it.