Tag: Caesar Goodson

Freddie Gray Van Driver Acquitted of all Charges

The Baltimore Police van driver who transported Freddie Gray and was accused of giving him a “rough ride” that led to his fatal spinal injury was acquitted of all charges Thursday, including murder, manslaughter and reckless endangerment. Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr., whohad waived his right to a jury trial…

Murder Trial for Freddie Gray Officer Begins Today

The trial involving the most serious charges filed in connection to Freddie Gray’s death begins today. Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr., who drove the police wagon that transported Gray, faces charges including second-degree depraved heart murder. During pretrial motions on Monday, Goodson opted to be tried by a judge rather…

Second Baltimore Cop Not Guilty in Freddie Gray Death

The second of six Baltimore police officers to be tried in connection with the death of Freddie Gray was found not guilty of all charges Monday. Officer Edward Nero, who was on bike patrol and one of the first officers to encounter Gray when he responded to a call on…

Pretrial Motions Begin in Second Freddie Gray Trial

On Wednesday morning, pretrial motions began in Baltimore for the second Freddie Gray trial. Officer Caesar R. Goodson is being charged with second-degree depraved heart-murder, involuntary manslaughter, second-degree assault, gross negligent manslaughter, criminal negligent manslaughter and misconduct in office. Goodson, 45, was the driver of the police van transporting Gray….