Defense Rests In Porter Trial, Jury Excused For Weekend

Freddie-Gray-269x300The defense has rested in the case against the first officer’s trial in the Freddie Gray case.

On Friday, a number of character witnesses testified for Officer William Porter in court.

For much of the morning, Capt. Justin Reynolds,  whose held a number of high-ranking positions within the Baltimore Police Department including running the police academy.

Reynolds said Porter went “above and beyond” what many officers would have done at that fourth stop, when he picked Gray up off the floor and asked him if he needed a medic and told the van driver.

He said it was the van driver’s responsibility to get help. He says at the next stop, when Porter told Sgt. Alicia White that Gray needed help. He was right it was up to a supervisor to follow up. Read more here!


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