BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore police trainee has been arrested and charged with assaulting three girls and threatening them with a weapon.
A number of counts of assault, harassment and reckless endangerment are filed in opposition to 22-year-old Jordan Ali following the incident Saturday morning.
Charging paperwork alleged Ali was driving when he met three girls in a automotive as they had been each stopped on the identical visitors mild. The ladies informed Ali they had been going to a celebration and in line with witness interviews, Ali mentioned he needed to affix.
As the ladies expressed their lack of curiosity in Ali, they informed police he began following them, hitting their automotive and finally confronting them at a Royal Farms gasoline station. Within the courtroom doc, Ali is accused of displaying a gun on his hip, presenting a “faux FBI” badge and yelling for the ladies to “freeze.”
The assertion goes on to say the ladies finally drove to Johns Hopkins Hospital and went inside to inform a metropolis medic what had occurred as the ladies sought shelter.
When confronted by police in regards to the incident, Ali informed officers he was following the ladies as a result of he thought they had been utilizing medicine and driving “such a pleasant automotive,” which he informed officers he discovered odd.
Ali has been recognized as a Baltimore Metropolis police trainee who was in his probationary interval. He has been terminated.
Baltimore Metropolis Police Commissioner Michael Harrison mentioned the division is working with the State’s Legal professional’s Workplace on the prison investigation.
Mayor Brandon Scott launched an announcement saying, “Habits like that is unacceptable and won’t be tolerated. I thank Commissioner Harrison for transferring swiftly to terminate this officer. Incidents like this forged a shadow on the numerous hardworking members of the Baltimore Police Division,”
Charging paperwork added Ali by no means known as 911 or any on-duty officers through the chase. He’s accused of breaking a number of visitors legal guidelines as effectively.