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Police Press Release April 21, 2017


Commercial Robbery Arrest                                                             Pasadena                                                         

On April 1, 2017 at approximately 9:25 pm, officers responded for a commercial robbery at the Shell Gas Station located at 303 Mountain Road in Pasadena.  Upon arrival, officers met with the employee who stated that two males wearing all dark clothing, masks, and hoods entered the business and approached the clerk. One suspect pointed a silver handgun at the clerk and demanded cash. An undetermined amount of U.S. currency was taken prior to both suspect(s) fleeing the business on foot. An extensive search was conducted with the assistance of K-9 and the police helicopter with negative results.


1)      Black male, glasses, goatee, dark clothing, dark hooded sweatshirt, mask, silver handgun

2)      Black male, dark clothing, dark hooded sweatshirt, mask, gloves


Through investigative efforts, Robbery Detectives were able to identify the two suspects involved in this robbery.  Both suspects have been located and arrested.




1)      Jennerio Howard Shird  

DOB: 6/16/1982  

1945 Camelia Court

Odenton, Maryland


2)      Dominique Jamal Matthews

DOB: 5/16/1988

329 Hickory Nut Court

Pasadena, Maryland



Both suspects have been charged with the following:


-Armed Robbery


-1st Degree Assault

-2nd Degree Assault

-Handgun on person

-Firearm use/felony

-Reckless Endangerment

-Conspiracy/Armed Robbery

-Theft under $1000




National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative


On Saturday, April 29, 2017, The Anne Arundel County Police Department will again participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative. This initiative, supervised by DEA, will coordinate a collaborative effort with state and local law enforcement agencies focused on removing potentially dangerous controlled substances from our nation’s medicine cabinets. This 13th national “take-back day” will provide a unified opportunity for the public to surrender expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications to law enforcement officers for destruction. This one-day effort will bring national focus to the issue of pharmaceutical controlled substance abuse. The program provides an opportunity for law enforcement, prevention, treatment, and the business community to collaborate and establish a safe collection site for all Americans, regardless of where they reside. 


 In addition to participating in the National Prescription Pill Take Back Initiative, the Police Department will also use this opportunity to showcase its permanently installed drop boxes in each district station and police headquarters. These boxes have been installed for the purpose of assisting the public in disposing of unused or unwanted medications year round. They will also allow citizens to dispose of these medications at their convenience in a safe and secure environment. The same collection protocols established for the pill take back initiative will be in effect for the drop boxes. 



Collection Day Protocols


  • On Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department will have a police representative at each of the county’s four districts and police headquarters which will serve as collection sites.



Police Headquarters

8495 Veterans Highway

Millersville, Md. 21108


Northern District                                           Eastern District
  939 Hammonds Lane                         204 Pasadena Road
  Baltimore, Md. 21225                                    Pasadena, Md. 21122
  (410) 222-6135                                             (410) 222-6145


Western District                                            Southern District
  8273 Telegraph Road                         35 Stepneys Lane
  Odenton, Md. 21113                                     Edgewater, Md. 21037
  (410) 222-6155                                             (410) 222-1961


·         Controlled, non-controlled, and over the counter substances may be collected

·         This program is anonymous and no requests for identification will be made. 

  • Participants may dispose of medication in its original container or by removing the medication from its container and disposing of it directly into the disposal box.  If an original container is submitted, the individual should be encouraged to remove any identifying information from the prescription label.


  • All solid dosage pharmaceutical product and liquids in consumer containers may be accepted.  Liquid products, such as cough syrup, should remain sealed in their original container.  The depositor should ensure that the cap is tightly sealed to prevent leakage.


  • Intra-venous solutions, injectibles, and syringes will not be accepted due to potential hazard posed by blood-borne pathogens.  


  • Illicit substances such as marijuana or methamphetamine are not a part of this initiative and should not be placed in collection containers.  If an individual attempts to surrender an illicit controlled substance, law enforcement personnel should handle such material as abandoned property in accordance with department policy.


  • All participants must retain possession of their own medication during the surrender process. 


For additional information regarding the National Take-Back Initiative and drug disposal

information, please visit the DEA website. (

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