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Joint News Release
June 14, 2016

Cooperation among area law enforcement agencies has led to a suspect being charged in numerous convenience store robberies.

It all started just before 1 a.m. on May 24, when a male suspect walked into a Royal Farms Store in the 7200 block of York Road 21212. He displayed a handgun and demanded that the clerk open the register. The man fled the store with an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes.

During the next 15 days, the suspect robbed at least six convenience stores spread across several different counties.

The Baltimore County Police Department, Baltimore City Police Department, Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Howard County Police Department, and the FBI Baltimore Violent Crimes Task Force routinely share information and work together on cases. Working together, detectives from these agencies were able to identify the suspect as 28?year?old Mark Eugene Peters (no fixed address). Peters was taken into custody on June 9.

Peters has been charged with multiple counts of armed robbery in connection with the Baltimore County incidents. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center. He has not yet been served with the arrest warrants from other jurisdictions.

The joint investigation has indicated that Peters is responsible for the robberies listed below:

Baltimore County
    May 24 12:45 a.m.     Royal Farms Store  - 7200 block of York Road 21212
    May 24 2:45 a.m.       Royal Farms Store  - 7900 block of Pulaski Highway 21237
    May 25 2:26 a.m.       Royal Farms Store  - 1000 block of Eastern Boulevard 21221
    June 4 3:37 a.m.        Royal Farms Store  - 4300 block of Hollins Ferry Road 21227

Harford County
    May 30 12:27 a.m.     Royal Farms Store  - 2000 block of Mountain Road 21085

Howard County
    May 29 3:19 p.m.       Royal Farms Store  - 8600 block of Washington Boulevard 20794

Detectives are continuing to work to see if the suspect is involved in the below listed robberies in Baltimore City.
    May 25 1:49 a.m.       Royal Farms Store - 6100 block of Holabird Avenue 21224
    May 26 12:10 a.m.     Royal Farms Store - 3700 block of Fleet Street 21224
    May 26 12:42 a.m.     7-Eleven - 600 block of West 33rd Street 21211
    June 2 1:21 a.m.        Royal Farms Store - 200 block of West Coldspring Avenue 21210
    June 2 2:08 a.m.        Royal Farms Store - 1000 block of West 41st Street 21211
    June 6 12:55 a.m.      Royal Farms Store - 3600 block of Keswick Avenue 21211
    June 8 2:16 a.m.        Royal Farms Store - 1000 block of West 41st Street 21211
    June 8 4:24 a.m.        7-Eleven - 6200 block of Belair Road 21206

All of the incidents remain under investigation.

Booking Photograph of Mark Eugene Peters

UPDATE (June 13, 2016  2:54 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged a suspect in connection with a May 29 shooting in Perry Hall.

Gregory Nealy (27) of the 1500 block of Charlestown Court 21040 has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and a firearms violation. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

At 11:16 p.m. on May 29, responded to the 5000 block of Forge Road 21128 for a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a 32-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

The investigation has indicated that the victim had been sitting in his car in the 5000 block of Forge Road 21128 when Nealy approached the car and fired several shots. Nealy and the victim are acquaintances.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Violent Crimes Unit.

Booking Photograph of Gregory Nealy

Original release (May 30, 2016  1:53 a.m.):

A 32-year-old man was seriously injured after being shot late Sunday evening in Perry Hall. 
    
Police were called to the 5000 block of Forge Road at approximately 11:16 p.m. after the injured man sought help from an area resident. 
   
The preliminary investigation indicates that the victim was sitting in his car on Forge Road when he was shot by an unidentified suspect who then fled the scene. The victim, whose identity has not yet been released, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the upper and lower body. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The suspect in this crime remains outstanding. 
      
Police believe this was a targeted crime and that there is no outstanding threat to the community. 
   
Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit continues to investigate this crime. Anyone with information is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Original release (May 26, 2016  1:44 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating after a late night crash leaves a pedestrian deceased. 

The preliminary investigation into the crash indicates that just before midnight a woman was with friends when she attempted to cross Pulaski Highway at Stevens Road in White Marsh. As she crossed north on Pulaski Highway she was struck by a motorist traveling east-bound. There is no crosswalk at this intersection.   

The driver of the vehicle, a teal Honda Civic, immediately stopped and remained at the scene. The victim, identified as Tami Lee Somerville (26) of the 11000 block of Red Lion Road in White Marsh, was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The identity of the driver is being withheld pending the results of the investigation. 

This crash continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team. 

 
 

Revised June 28, 2016