Bail denied for man charged in connection with death of Baltimore businesswoman – WBAL TV Baltimore

VIDEO PUTS HIM AT THE SCENE OF THE CRIME. THE RELEASE OF SURVEILLANCE VIDEO AT 29-YEAR-OLD TERRANCE PETERSON TO TURN HIMSELF IN. IT IN COURT MONDAY, HIS DEFENSE ATTORNEY TOLD THE JUDGE HER CLIENT DID NOT WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN A VIDEO BAIL REVIEW. THE JUDGE STILL DECIDED TO CONDUCT THE COURT HEARING. SEVERAL TIMES PETERSON ATTEMPTED TO SPEAK AND HIS ATTORNEY WARNED AGAINST IT SAYING THAT MIGHT IMPACT HIS CASE. PETERSON DID GET TO SAY HE IS A GRADUATE OF HAGERSTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE. ACCORDING TO A COURT CHARGING DOCUMENT, PETERSON IS CHARGED FOR HIS INVOLVEMENT IN THE MURDER OF 36-YEAR-OLD CARMEN RODRIGUEZ. POLICE ACCUSE HIM OF ENTERIN HER STORE. KIM, GROCERY AND DELI LOCATED ON KENWOOD AVENUE IN EAST BALTIMORE DECEMBER 22. BUYING SOME ITEMS AND THEN RETURNING TO THE CAR. POLICE SAY SURVEILLANCE VIDEO CAPTURED HIS MOVEMENTS AND THOSE OF A PASSENGER WHO WAS DRESSED IN A BLACK HOODIE ENTERED THE STORE AND WENT TO THE COUNTER WITH A HAND GUN. THAT SUSPECTS HELD THE VICTIM AT GUNPOINT WHILE THE CASH REGISTER WAS BEING EMPTIED. BEFORE LEAVING THE SUSPECT FIRED ONE SHOT, STRIKING RODRIGUEZ IN THE HEAD. THE SUSPECT THEN RETUNED TO THE GAS RETURNED TO THE VEHICLE AND FLED. POLICE SAY RODRIGUEZ WAS SHOT IN FRONT OF HER CHILDREN. AMONG THE CHARGES PETERSON IS FACING FIRST DEGREE MURDER ARM -- MURDER, ARMED ROBBERY, CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT ARMED ROBBERY AND WEAPONS VIOLATIONS. HE WENT TO POLICE JANUARY 9 , AFTER INVESTIGATORS RELEASED VIDEO OF THE CRIME. HE TOLD POLICE HE WANTED TO TURN HIMSELF IN BECAUSE HE HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH IT AND WANTED TO CLEAR HIS NAME. HE ALSO SAID HE WAS ALL OVER THE VIDEO, BUT HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH NOTHING. ALSO ACCORDING TO THE CHARGING DOCUMENT, INVESTIGATORS LINKED THE CAR TO PETERSON SAYING IT WAS LOANED TO HIM BY A DEALERSHIP PRIOR TO THE MURDER. BETWEEN 2014 AND 2019 FOR ASSAULT, ARMED ROBBERY AND ROBBERY. HIS NEXT COURT APPEARANCE IS FEBRUARY 4. POLICE ARE STILL LOOKING FOR THE SECOND SUS

Bail denied for man charged in connection with death of Baltimore businesswoman

Updated: 5:44 PM EST Jan 13, 2020

Bail has been denied for the man who is implicated in the murder of an east Baltimore businesswoman.Terrance Peterson, 29, is charged in connection with the murder and robbery of Carmen Rodriguez inside her east Baltimore deli.The judge mentioned Peterson's serious past and called him a danger to the community. Peterson denied any involvement in the December murder, but police said surveillance video put him at the scene of the crime.The release of surveillance video led Peterson to turn himself in, but in court Monday, his defense attorney told the judge her client did not want to participate in a video bail review. The judge still decided to conduct the court hearing.Several times, Peterson attempted to speak, and his attorney warned against it, saying that might impact his case. Peterson did get to say he is a graduate of Hagerstown Community College.According to a court charging document, police accuse Peterson of entering Rodriguez's store, Kim Grocery and Deli located on Kenwood Avenue in east Baltimore on Dec. 22, buying some items and then returning to the car. Police said surveillance video captured his movements and those of a passenger, who was dressed in a black hoodie, entered the store and went to the counter with a handgun. According to the court document, that suspect held Rodriguez at gunpoint while the cash register was being emptied. Before leaving, the shooter fired one shot, striking Rodriguez in the head. The shooter then returned to the vehicle and fled.Police said Rodriguez was shot in front of her children. Among the charges Peterson is facing are first-degree murder, armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery and weapons violations. He went to police Thursday after investigators released video of the crime. Charging document shows Peterson told police "he wanted to turn himself in because he had nothing to do with it and wanted to clear his name." He also said, "He was all over the video, but had nothing to do with nothing."Also, according to the charging document, investigators linked the car to Peterson, saying it was loaned to him by a dealership prior to the murder. Peterson has three prior convictions from 2014 to 2019 for assault, armed robbery and robbery. Peterson's next court appearance is Feb. 4. Police are still looking for the second person of interest.

Bail has been denied for the man who is implicated in the murder of an east Baltimore businesswoman.

Terrance Peterson, 29, is charged in connection with the murder and robbery of Carmen Rodriguez inside her east Baltimore deli.

The judge mentioned Peterson's serious past and called him a danger to the community. Peterson denied any involvement in the December murder, but police said surveillance video put him at the scene of the crime.

The release of surveillance video led Peterson to turn himself in, but in court Monday, his defense attorney told the judge her client did not want to participate in a video bail review. The judge still decided to conduct the court hearing.

Several times, Peterson attempted to speak, and his attorney warned against it, saying that might impact his case. Peterson did get to say he is a graduate of Hagerstown Community College.

According to a court charging document, police accuse Peterson of entering Rodriguez's store, Kim Grocery and Deli located on Kenwood Avenue in east Baltimore on Dec. 22, buying some items and then returning to the car. Police said surveillance video captured his movements and those of a passenger, who was dressed in a black hoodie, entered the store and went to the counter with a handgun.

According to the court document, that suspect held Rodriguez at gunpoint while the cash register was being emptied. Before leaving, the shooter fired one shot, striking Rodriguez in the head. The shooter then returned to the vehicle and fled.

Police said Rodriguez was shot in front of her children.

Among the charges Peterson is facing are first-degree murder, armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery and weapons violations. He went to police Thursday after investigators released video of the crime.

Charging document shows Peterson told police "he wanted to turn himself in because he had nothing to do with it and wanted to clear his name." He also said, "He was all over the video, but had nothing to do with nothing."

Also, according to the charging document, investigators linked the car to Peterson, saying it was loaned to him by a dealership prior to the murder.

Peterson has three prior convictions from 2014 to 2019 for assault, armed robbery and robbery. Peterson's next court appearance is Feb. 4. Police are still looking for the second person of interest.

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