Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

For Immediate Release 5/1/15

Today Marilyn Mosby, State’s Attorney for Baltimore City, announced charges against six Baltimore City Police Officers for their alleged role in the death of Freddie Gray. The State’s Attorney’s Office conducted an independent investigation into this matter upon receiving notice of the incident.

The charges with the respective maximum penalties are as follows:

Officer Caesar R. Goodson, Jr.

  1. Second degree depraved heart murder (30 yrs.)
  2. Manslaughter (involuntary) (10 yrs.)
  3. Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)
  4. Manslaughter by vehicle (gross negligence) (10 yrs.)
  5. Manslaughter by vehicle (criminal negligence) (3 yrs.)
  6. Misconduct in office (8th Amendment*)

Officer William G. Porter

  1. Manslaughter (involuntary) (10 yrs.)
  2. Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)
  3. Misconduct in office (8th Amendment*)

Lt. Brian W. Rice

  1. Manslaughter (involuntary) (10 yrs.)
  2. Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)
  3. Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)
  4. Misconduct in office (8th Amendment*)
  5. Misconduct in office (8th Amendment*)
  6. False imprisonment (8th Amendment*)

Officer Edward M. Nero

  1. Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)
  2. Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)
  3. Misconduct in office (8th Amendment*)
  4. Misconduct in office (8th Amendment*)
  5. False imprisonment (8th Amendment*)

Officer Garrett E. Miller

  1. Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)
  2. Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)
  3. Misconduct in office (8th Amendment*)
  4. Misconduct in office (8th Amendment*)
  5. False imprisonment (8th Amendment*)

Sgt. Alicia D. White

  1. Manslaughter (involuntary) (10 yrs.)
  2. Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)
  3. Misconduct in office (8th Amendment*)

*Any sentence that does not constitute cruel & unusual punishment.

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