That was quick. All six officers charged in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray have posted bail, and five have been released.
Baltimore state attorney, Marilyn Mosby announced the charges earlier today, amid approval cheers from residents in the city.
Reports Fox 43:
• 8:10 p.m. The six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray have paid bail, according to online court records. Bail for Caesar Goodson, Alicia White, William Porter and Brian Rice had been set at $350,000 each. Edward Nero and Garrett Miller each had a bail of $250,000.
• 6:48 p.m. Marches continue Friday night in Baltimore as hundreds trek past booking centers where the officers were processed.
• 5:09 p.m.: William Murphy, an attorney for the Gray family, says this is the time to call for change in how police deal with suspects. “If Freddie Gray is not to die in vain we must seize this opportunity to reform police departments throughout this country.”
Interestingly enough, all of the officers had lower bail than the $500,000 bond set for a Baltimore protestors. Alicia White was the only officer who had not yet been freed.