So as if tension between Baltimore natives and the police weren’t high enough, it has been reported that two Baltimore correctional officers were charged Wednesday with robbing a downtown 7-Eleven during the Freddie Gray riots!!
According to the state Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Tamika Cobb and Kendra Richard were see on camera stealing from a 7-Eleven on the corner of W. Baltimore and Howard streets on April 25.
According to the Baltimore Sun,” In the video, posted to YouTube, Richard is seen coming out of the store holding Slim Jims, while Cobb has Tostitos chips, police said. Police identified Richard as the woman exiting the store wearing yellow tennis shoes, black Adidas jogging pants and a jean jacket. They said Cobb was the one in yellow shoes, blue pants and a black sweatshirt with a large white graphic on the front.”
“We will not allow the vast majority of our employees who are honest and hardworking to be tainted by the actions of a few”, said Public Safety and Correctional Services Secretary Stephen T. Moyer
Both officers have been charged with charged with theft and burglary and placed on unpaid leave with a bail set at $35,000.
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Sources Sited: The Baltimore Sun
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