Note that neither Mayor Calvo, nor his mother-in-law, the only two civilians in the house, were interviewed before a conclusion was reached. Interviewing witnesses. How quaint.
But, [PG County Sheriff Michael Jackson] said, the investigation has concluded "the guys did what they were supposed to do."That's some fine reasoning. You develop the hypothesis that someone is smuggling marijuana through Fedex. You're not only spectacularly wrong about the suspect's guilt, but you're unaware that he's the mayor. Your SWAT team breaks down the door in the middle of the night, maybe with a no-knock warrant, maybe without one (police reports differ). They shoot the family pets as they flee. But because it was all pre-approved by a court order, issued based on incorrect premises, everything is A-OK. That's apparently "what they were supposed to do."
"They had a legitimate court order to be there," he said.
This is me being glad I'm moving out of Prince George's County in a week.