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Posted on: April 15, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Sixth Arrest Made in January Kidnapping and Robbery Case (CID)

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Detectives with the Frederick Police Department have made a 6th arrest in connection with a January kidnapping and robbery...

On April 4, 2014 Detectives with the Frederick Police Department made a 6th arrest in the January 2014 armed robbery and kidnapping which occurred in the area of E 16th Street and N. East Street Frederick MD.

On March 4, 2014 the Frederick County Maryland Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Mera Nichole Fraley in regards to her involvement in the January robbery case. Fraley was arrested in Washington DC over the weekend and was held as a fugitive from Maryland pending an extradition hearing in Washington DC.

Subsequent to the extradition hearing detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division of the Frederick Police Department took custody of Fraley Monday evening and transported Fraley back to Frederick County Maryland. Fraley was transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center where she was being held pending an initial appearance.

Mera Fraley is the 6th person to be arrested in this case which occurred in January 2014 following the arrests of; Darryl Lee Cooke Jr (18 years old) of Frederick MD, Tayquan Cornell Palmer (18 years old) of Frederick MD, Jerrell Isaiah Smith (18 years old) of Frederick MD, Najee Edward Dawson (20 years old) of Frederick MD, and Hailee Lynn Baker (20 years old) of Frederick MD.

In addition to the armed robbery case Fraley was wanted by the Frederick Police Department on two other outstanding warrants after failing to appear in court for charges of Drug Possession and Theft. Those warrants were also served on Fraley at the time of arrest.

Arrestee:
Mera Nichole Fraley
DOB 04/06/1991
13000 Block Old Frederick Road
Rocky Ridge, Maryland 21778

Charges:
(2) Counts of armed robbery
(2) Counts of robbery
(1) Count of 1st degree assault
(1) Count of theft less than $1000
(1) Conspiracy to commit armed robbery
(1) Conspiracy to commit robbery
(1) Conspiracy to commit 1st degree assault
(1) Conspiracy to commit theft less than $1000

Case#: 2014-001919
Investigator: Det. S. Petruzzello
Author: Cpl A. Lapp
301-600-6390

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