Charges Dropped In July 4 Jose Charles Case

Charges Dropped Against Jose Charles

GREENSBORO Several charges against 16-year-old Jose Charles were dropped Thursday morning in exchange for guilty pleas to several Breaking & Entering charges.

Four of the charges dropped stem from an incident that occurred during the 2016 Fun Fourth Festival.

Charles' family said the fight "is not over" and they still want the body camera footage released.

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Charles faces one year probation for Breaking & Entering, Attempted Breaking & Entering and Breaking & Entering of a Motor Vehicle. He will also be required to wear an ankle monitor for 90 days.

If Charles violates the terms of his probation, he will be forced to spend 14 days in a juvenile detention center.

A total of nine charges were dropped in exchange for the three guilty pleas.

Charles was charged in 2016 with assaulting a police officer at the Fun Fourth Festival. Charles' mother, Tamara Figuero, filed a complaint against the police department claiming the officer used excessive force.

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