Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers in riot gear stand in a haze of tear gas on Sept. 20, 2016, watching protestors on Old Concord Road, not far from where police shot Keith Lamont Scott. Rioting and assault charges stemming from that night have been dropped against Charlotte activist Gloria “Glo” Merriweather.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers in riot gear stand in a haze of tear gas on Sept. 20, 2016, watching protestors on Old Concord Road, not far from where police shot Keith Lamont Scott. Rioting and assault charges stemming from that night have been dropped against Charlotte activist Gloria “Glo” Merriweather. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers in riot gear stand in a haze of tear gas on Sept. 20, 2016, watching protestors on Old Concord Road, not far from where police shot Keith Lamont Scott. Rioting and assault charges stemming from that night have been dropped against Charlotte activist Gloria “Glo” Merriweather. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

An activist faced rioting charges for 2 years. This week, the case went away.

August 01, 2018 01:28 PM