Republican Baltimore Mayoral Candidate Charged With Multiple Counts Of Election Fraud (He’s Also A Cop)

The Baltimore Sun reports:

A Baltimore Police officer who sought the Republican nomination for mayor was indicted last week by the Office of the State Prosecutor for lying about being a city resident. Ivan Gonzalez was charged with perjury, falsifying voter registration and related charges after being indicted by a grand jury following an internal police department investigation.

The Sun first reported on Gonzalez’s apparent residency discrepancy in August. Gonzalez declined to comment at the time, telling a reporter, “You guys are fake news.” He declined to comment Monday as well. The Police Department said his police powers were suspended Friday.

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