On 12/8/2022 at approximately 7:23pm, officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Madison Street for reports of shots being fired. Upon officers arrival into the area they did locate evidence that was consistent with shots being fired. Several pieces of evidence was collected at the scene, one building was struck by gunfire but no injuries were reported. Detectives responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.
Through investigative means, Annapolis Police Department Detectives were able to identify a subject involved in this incident. Detectives secured an arrest warrant for several charges to include attempted murder for Demonte Eric Smith 9/14/1993..
On 12/14/2022 at approximately 4:53am, a search and seizure warrant was executed in the 100 block of Obery Court. Upon initiation of the search warrant Mr. Smith briefly barricaded himself inside of the residence. Mr. Smith was eventually placed into custody without further incident.
Mr. Smith has been committed to the Anne Arundel County Detention Center on a no bond status.
Submitting Anonymous Tips to Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland
Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland is an organization separate from the Annapolis Police Department. When you phone in or submit your Annapolis crime tip online or through the P3 Tips smartphone app Metro Crime Stoppers receives your tip anonymously and only forwards your tip information to the Annapolis Police Department. No identifying information is ever forwarded to us. Metro Crime Stoppers uses a special coding system to protect your identity, they do not use Caller ID or record telephone conversations. If your tip leads to the arrest or indictment of a person for a felony you could qualify for up to a $2,000 cash reward from Metro Crime Stoppers. You can submit a tip by calling 1-866-7LOCKUP (1-866-756-2587), visiting www.metrocrimestoppers.org, or through the P3 Tips smartphone app. The app can be found in the Apple or Android app stores by searching for P3 Tips.
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