Sheriff: Wrong Addresses on Charges Show Baltimore Prosecutor ‘Hasty’

Wicomico County, MD Sheriff Mike Lewis (R) argued that the mistakes in the information given for officers in the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore showed the prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, is “hasty” on Monday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel.

“She [prosecutor Marilyn Mosby] charged two of the wrong people. Now, when I say she charged two of the wrong people, I don’t mean she charged the wrong officers. I mean the wrong people. Innocent people. Of the six police officers that were charged, two of them were charged under the wrong names, the wrong dates of birth, and the wrong addresses.”

He continued, “because of that, reporters went to the addresses of these innocent people, these private citizens, whose lives have now been invaded. They went to their homes, knocked on their doors. They harassed them. They went to their neighbors, and attempted to get interviews. And it wasn’t until these innocent people, these private citizens contacted their local states attorney’s office that this problem was rectified over the weekend. I mean, they put their lives in danger. They had these individuals knocking on their doors, disrupting their lives, leading them to believe that they were the ones who had been charged.”

Lewis concluded that the mistake was the “direct result of a hasty prosecutor who wants to charge these individuals.”

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