Baltimoreans overwhelmingly doubt evidence against indicted cops, as prosecution stonewalls

Baltimoreans overwhelmingly doubt evidence against indicted cops, as prosecution stonewalls
Freddie Gray arrest. (Image: Eyewitness cell phone video via Baltimore Sun)

[Ed – But you haven’t seen this in the MSM, of course.]

Prosecutors in the case of six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray continue their farcical efforts to deny evidence to the officers’ defense counsel, according to a report yesterday in the Baltimore Sun. …

Granted, it is possible that some discovery is still being gathered.  Other evidence, however, is explicitly available right now, such as Gray’s knife, his autopsy results, and surveillance video of the scene. There seems no rational basis for delaying the sharing of such evidence with the defense for another two weeks, except that the sharing will expose that the prosecution utterly lacks the evidence needed to support the charges it has brought against the officers.

Indeed, the notion that the State simply lacks the evidence to support its charges is not an unusual one.  The Baltimore Sun just ran a poll asking people that exact question:

Do you believe the Baltimore prosecutors have the evidence to support the harshest charges against the officers who interacted with Freddie Gray?

The results as of the writing of this post? Over 88% responded “No”…

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