Baltimore update – Freddie Gray #policestate | Charles Carroll Society

If I were you, I would stay far, far away from Baltimore. If you are near Baltimore it is a great time to go and visit some family member far, far away. If you have no where to go, shelter in place.

What is the issue?  There was this American citizen and a drug-dealer who was apparently arrested many times on selling drugs that the State said were illegal.  Not sure what that he sold drugs the state said were illegal matters in this incident.  Freddie Gray was taken into custody by the Baltimore Police Department for possession of what police called a switchblade but what others call a legal pocket knife.  He appeared to be healthy when he was put into a police van.  Whilst being transported, Gray had experienced what was described by officers as a “medical emergency“; within an hour of his arrest, Gray had fallen into a coma and had been taken to a trauma center, where it was determined that he had suffered from a spinal injury. According to his family, Gray’s spine was “80% severed” at his neck, he had three fractured vertebrae, and his larynx was injured.  He latter died…

» via Charles Carroll Society.

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