On Friday, six Baltimore police officers were charged arrested and charged in the Freddie Gray case that has been sweeping the nation. The officers who were arrested, three white and three black, include a lieutenant with 17 years on the force, several near-rookies and a woman who had just been promoted to sergeant.
State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby charged the driver of the van, Police Officer Caesar Goodson, 45, with the most serious crimes, including second-degree murder, and the other officers with offenses that included involuntary manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, second-degree assault, false imprisonment and misconduct in office.
The officers were taken into custody Friday and later in the day released on bail, which was set at $350,000 for four of the officers and $250,000 for the other two, according to court records. The officers facing felony charges have been suspended without pay. There is no verdict yet in the case and the six officers are still awaiting trial.
The officers and charges in the case include:
– Goodson was charged with second-degree depraved-heart murder, involuntary manslaughter, second-degree negligent assault, as well as other charges including failure to render aid and misconduct in office.
– Police Officer William Porter, 25, was charged with involuntary manslaughter, second-degree assault and misconduct in office.
– Police Lt. Brian Rice, 41, was charged with involuntary manslaughter and second-degree assault.
– Police Officer Alicia White, 30, was charged with involuntary manslaughter, second degree assault and misconduct in office.
– Police officers Edward Nero, 29, and Garrett Miller, 26, were charged with multiple counts of assault, false imprisonment and misconduct in office.