CHARGES DROPPED: Baltimore St. Atty Mosby Drops Charges Against Curfew Violators

Published on May 12, 2015

Those were just ‘pretend’ charges. Those cops were just targeting them for breaking curfew, right?

BALTIMORE (WJZ/AP) — Public defenders are challenging the Baltimore mayor’s authority to impose a citywide curfew after last month’s riots stemming from the death of Freddie Gray.

In a filing Monday in Maryland District Court, the deputy city public defender says Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake overstepped her authority in ordering a citywide, 10 p.m. curfew for all residents April 27.

Natalie Finegar says only the governor could have ordered a curfew when he declared a state of emergency that day.

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