Baltimore Police Officer Charged After Body Cam Captures Wrongful Arrest

Nicole Rojas
Jun 21, 2019 - 5:00

A Baltimore Police officer is facing criminal charges after body cam footage contradicted his report that a Black man passing by the arrest of another man was “combative and aggressive.”The incident occurred on May 30, when Lee Dotson saw two Baltimore officers force a man to sit on a wet curb and made a comment. “That ground wet, man,” Dotson said calmly as he passed the scene in southwestern Baltimore and walked away. In response, Sergeant Ethan Newberg told Dotson, “Why don’t you mind your business?” He then chased Dotson down the street, grabbed him by the arm and attempted to take him down. Body cam footage shows another officer tackle Dotson down to the ground and handcuff him.Dotson is heard complaining...

Login to continue reading.
Dont Have an account? join now
Lost your password? Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.

One Reply to “Baltimore Police Officer Charged After Body Cam Captures Wrongful Arrest”

Leave a Reply

Become a member and join TheNorthStar

Join Over 25, 000 members from all 50 states and 100+ countries to
help build and sustain the most courageous Community of liberation
journalism in the world.

More From The North Star

March on Washington 2020 Live...

March on Washington 2020 Live Blog: Thousands Gather in D.C. to End Police Brutality...Read More

Maria Perez, Nicole Rojas & Micah Schaffer

Charles Barkley Speaks on...

Charles Barkley Speaks on Breonna Taylor in an Unsurprisingly Ignorant Manner...Read More

Donney Rose

SHAUN KING: The Fight Isn’t...

SHAUN KING: The Fight Isn’t Over – Action Steps for Breonna Taylor...Read More

Shaun King & Kendi K.

See more articles from Nicole Rojas

Follow Nicole Rojas to see more of their article on TheNorth