COURT NEWS: – Mark Blazejak found not guilty of multiple rape charges
UPDATE: On April 3, 2019, a Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court Jury found Mark Charles Blazejak not guilty of all charges.
CENTERVILLE, MD. – Police say that a Galena man is a suspected serial rapist. A Maryland State Police investigation resulted in the arrest of a suspect related to the rape of two women within six months of each other and the sexual assault of a third woman.
The accused is identified as Mark Charles Blazejak, 21, of 31905 Griffith Drive, Galena, Md. He is charged with two counts of second-degree rape, three counts of third-degree sex offense, two counts of second-degree assault, two counts of reckless endangerment, two counts of false imprisonment, and one count of a fourth-degree sex offense. He was arrested Sept. 28, 2018, in Centreville, Maryland.
The investigation began in August 2018 when a victim reported to the Maryland State Police that she had been raped by Blazejak. Investigative efforts led to the identification of other potential victims who were interviewed and disclosed to investigators that they had been sexually assaulted by Blazejak.
Based on the investigation, detectives believe there may be other victims who have not come forward. If you have been sexually assaulted by Mark Blazejak, please contact the Maryland State Police Centreville Barrack at 410-758-1101.
The Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division, Upper Shore Region, is comprised of investigators assigned to the region. The region consists of Kent, Queen Anne’s, Talbot, Caroline, and Dorchester Counties. Troopers assigned to the unit investigate the most serious and/or time-consuming crimes while also providing investigative support to allied agencies in and throughout this area.