Ex-officer wants jury to hear about 2019 George Floyd arrest

A lawyer for a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death asked the judge again Tuesday to allow evidence of a previous arrest during which the Black man was found with drugs, a request the prosecutor derided as an attempt to “smear” Floyd’s character.
A lawyer for a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death asked the judge again Tuesday to allow evidence of a previous arrest during which the Black man was found with drugs, a request the prosecutor derided as an attempt to “smear” Floyd’s character.

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