Honor student Tiarra Brown was arrested last Thursday at Casa Academy in Southwest Baltimore while practicing in a graduation rehearsal on attempted murder charges by mistake, msnbc.com reports.
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She spent four days in central booking, missing her graduation.
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But, when prosecutors realized that police had arrested the wrong person, they began the process of having the charges dropped. Her mother, Catia Brown, is baffled at the mix-up.
“That’s not her profile. She’s an honor roll student. She has scholarships going to college June 21. She did track and field. She worked all year to pay for her graduation, and she missed graduation for a misunderstanding,” the girl’s mother said.
A warrant was issued for the May 6 stabbing of a woman outside of the Half Mile Track nightclub in Baltimore. The crime took place around 1:30 a.m. Baltimore city police arrested Brittany Johnson and charged her in connection with the stabbing soon after.