June 13, 2024
Annapolis, US 83 F

Annapolis Police make arrest in Eastport shooting spree, another suspect still at large

Nathaniel Gross

UPDATE: This is an update to this story.

On May 20, 2016 Detectives from the Annapolis Police Department arrested Jeffrey Somerville, 34, of Glen Burnie for his involvement in the shots fired on April 17. 

Jeffrey Somerville
Jeffrey Somerville, 34, of Glen Burnie

Jeffrey Somerville was arrested at a residence in the 400 block of Hidden Brooke Drive in Glen Burnie.  Somerville was charged with first degree assault and 21 other criminal counts relating to the shots fired.  He is awaiting his initial hearing before the District Court Commissioner.  Detectives also went to a residence in the 1100 block of Madison Street searching for a second suspect in the shots fired incident.  That suspect, Nathaniel Gross, 31, of Annapolis, was not located, but he has an active warrant for his arrest.  The warrant charges Gross with first degree assault and 21 other criminal counts. 

Nathaniel Gross
Nathaniel Gross, 31, of Annapolis

Following the gun fire on April 17, officers increased deployment and investigations in Harbour House and Eastport Terrace communities. Detectives worked tirelessly investigating the shots fired incident and other crimes in the community.  Evidence was collected and processed, interviews were conducted, and several search warrants were executed.  Detectives were able to gather evidence to charge Jeffrey Somerville and Nathaniel Gross.  Somerville was arrested, Gross is still wanted. 

Chief Michael Pristoop praised the Detectives in obtaining these arrest warrants, “Despite difficulty in finding cooperative witnesses, our detectives’ hard work and dedication brought these arrests to fruition.  The residents of Eastport should feel a sense of confidence and security as we continue our work in their community,” said Chief Pristoop.

When detectives were searching the residence in the 1100 block of Madison Street for Nathaniel Gross they made an incidental arrest for felony drug possession.  Derrick Stansbury, 25, of Annapolis had approximately 9.4 grams of crack cocaine in his possession.  Stansbury is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center on $50,000 bond.


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