BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Our media partner, The Baltimore Sun, reports that Baltimore Police Detective Dawnyell Taylor who became the lead investigator on the Freddie Gray case, has been charged with assault according to state court records.
The Sun reports that Taylor, a veteran homicide detective, was charged Friday with two counts of second-degree assault.READ MORE: Charging Documents Say Evelyn Player Died Defending Herself, Police Found Suspect Through DNA
The court documents identify Tonia Taylor is listed as the complainant. Charges were approved by a District Court commissioner. Court records show a warrant was issued, and Dawnyell Taylor was released on her own recognizance.
The Sun says they reached out to Taylor late Saturday and said that the incident was “an ongoing family dispute that I’m sure will be resolved.”READ MORE: Baltimore Man, 62, Charged In Murder Of Evelyn Player
On Sunday, Baltimore Police spokesman T.J. Smith said that Taylor’s police powers had been suspended.
During the Freddie Gray court case, prosecutors alleged that as police investigator, Dawnyell Taylor sabotaged the case, while she accused prosecutors of manipulating evidence.
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