17 Things About The Baltimore Riots The Media Won’t Tell You

by NewsMax  |  published on April 30, 2015

bloodonhandsMuch of the mainstream media coverage of the Baltimore riots has focused on the supposed misdeeds of police in a city with an alleged history of police brutality, but far less attention has been given to a number of complicating factors surrounding the outbreak.

Widespread rioting, looting, and burning erupted on Monday after the funeral of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who was arrested in Baltimore on April 12 and died a week later from spinal injuries he suffered while in custody.

Here is a NewsMax look at the 17 things about the Baltimore riots the media won’t tell you…

1) Gray had an arrest record. He had been arrested a total of 22 times in Maryland, primarily for possession and distribution of illegal narcotics. Gray had been involved in 20 criminal court cases, five of which were still active at the time of his death.

2) Gray was armed. Police found him carrying a switchblade knife…

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