So What Does This Mean? District Attorney Withdraws 39 Cases from Pittsburgh Protesters

If you were arrested while protesting, you're good! No worries! Charges dropped

0
Baltimore, USA – May 1, 2015: Protestors at the War Memorial Plaza in front of City Hall. Recent unrest is the result of a pattern of white police violence against black men and the recent death of Freddie Gray.

 

Here is what is being reported by Channel 11 News:

PITTSBURGH — Officials with the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office said they will be withdrawing charges in 39 cases connected to recent protests, despite orders from Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto.

Here is a statement sent to Channel 11:

“As the result of local marches connected to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, events that have been predominantly peaceful, the Office of the Mayor directed the Pittsburgh Police Department to file criminal complaints against several dozen people who allegedly chose to engage in civil unrest.

 

For more related stories, click here!