Baltimore Prosecutor Wants Drug Possession, Other Criminal Charges Dropped To Fight Coronavirus

Posted on AllSides March 20th, 2020
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The Baltimore State’s attorney has ordered pending criminal charges against anyone being held in police custody for drug possession dismissed in an effort to fight the spread of coronavirus and avoid an outbreak in the city’s jail system.

Marilyn Mosby said in a note to prosecutors on Wednesday (March 18) that those arrested for holding drugs, attempted drug distribution, prostitution, trespassing, minor traffic offenses, open alcohol containers and public urination would have charges dropped because they pose no threat to public safety and would have been released prior to trial...

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