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Baltimore Sergeant Indicted for Planting Evidence

Ivan Misiura | United States

A federal grand jury has indicted former Baltimore Sergeant Keith Gladstone. Charges in the February 28th indictment that were unsealed at Tuesdays trial include: conspiracy to deprive civil rights, conspiracy to commit offence against the United States, and also witness tampering. 

Gladstone planted a BB-gun at the scene of a drug bust, according to accusations. The same scene where an officer ran down a suspect with his vehicle in march, 2014.  The offending officer, Wayne Jenkins, than called sergeant Gladstone and reportedly ordered him to plant the phony firearm. Baltimore charged the suspect with both drug possession and possession of an illegal weapon.

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Baltimore to Stop Prosecuting Marijuana Possession Cases

Indri Schaelicke | @ISchaelicke

Marilyn Mosby, State of Maryland Attorney for Baltimore, announced on Tuesday that she would stop prosecuting cases of marijuana possession. Continue reading “Baltimore to Stop Prosecuting Marijuana Possession Cases”