Legal group requests pardon for George Floyd related to 2004 drug offense

Posted on AllSides April 26th, 2021
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A Texas legal group on Wednesday applied for a pardon for the late George Floyd after the officer involved in one of his drug arrests was accused of forging government records.

Floyd was apprehended in 2004 in the Lone Star State for possessing 0.03 grams of crack cocaine and providing the narcotics to a "second suspect," who then attempted to sell the drugs to former officer Gerald Goines, who was posing as a buyer, the Harris County Public Defender's Office wrote in its application.

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