HOWARD COUNTY, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police have charged a man from Ellicot City in connection with three separate armed robbery cases.
Peair M. Turner, 25, of Waterloo Road has been charged for attempted murder and multiple counts of armed robbery, assault, theft and gun charges, police said.
The first attack occurred on Dec. 24, 2012, at the 7-11 store in the 4800 block of Montgomery Road in Ellicott City when Turner demanded money after showing his handgun. He then fired the gun in the direction of the clerk who was not hurt in the incident. He was able to steal $350 and fled the scene, police said in a news release.
The second incident occurred on March 25 as Turner entered the Exxon in the 4200 block of Montgomery Road where he stole $600 and the clerk's cell phone and wallet. On April 6, he entered the Sonesta Hotel in the 8800 block of Columbia 100 Parkway in Columbia. He stole $500 and the clerk's cell phone and credit cards, police said.
Turner is being held at the Howard County Detention Center on $250,000 bond in one of the robbery cases and is currently awaiting a bond hearing on the other two, police said.