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Ivan Bates is set to become Baltimore state’s attorney. Here’s what you need to know.

January 3, 2023

Ivan Bates said he’s ready to take charge of the Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office and deliver on promises to make sweeping changes to a place that’s “truly been decimated and demoralized.” Bates is taking office after prevailing in a three candidate field in the Democratic primary that included the two-term incumbent, Marilyn Mosby, who is awaiting trial on federal perjury and false mortgage application charges. Bates won, in part, by pledging to make sweeping changes such as rescinding Mosby’s policy against prosecuting low-level, nonviolent offenses.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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