On October 6, 2010 at approximately 8:00 p.m., patrol officers responded the Maxey Liquor store located in the 7500 block of Allentown Road for a report of a commercial armed robbery. Upon arrival, the victim stated the suspect entered posing as a customer. Once inside, the suspect pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded money. The victim complied and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money. The suspect fled the scene on foot.
Detectives were able to identify Anthony Jerome Smith, of the 7200 block of Allentown Road in Fort Washington, Maryland, as a suspect in the case and obtained a warrant for his arrest. On October 7, 2010, Smith was arrested and charged with armed robbery and first degree assault. Anthony Jerome Smith has been remanded to the custody of the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections, where he is being held on a $250,000 bond status.
Anyone with additional information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Robbery Unit at (301) 772-4905.