6 Police Officers Charged With Murder And Manslaughter In Freddie Gray Case

6 Police Officers Charged With Murder And Manslaughter In Freddie Gray Case

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.

6 police officers charged with murder

The six Baltimore officers charged, clockwise from top left: Caesar Goodson; Brian Rice; Alicia White; Garrett Miller; William Porter; and Edward Nero. (Image source: The Baltimore Police Department)

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.

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