A District Court judge ordered Tuesday that a man charged in a Severn homicide last month be held without bond due to the safety risk he poses to the public.
Daquan Darryl Pack, 22, of Glen Burnie, was charged April 1 and was apprehended by police Monday during a traffic stop near Route 295 and Route 198 after receiving a tip in the area.
County police had announced a $5,000 reward for information leading to his arrest and conviction on April 29 and had released his photo to the public.
Pack faces six charged related to the April 1 shooting death of Patrick Maurice Dixon, 31, including first- and second-degree murder, assault, and reckless endangerment, online court records show.
Assistant State's Attorney Jason Knight argued that Pack poses a "significant threat" to public safety and is a flight risk because he had "been essentially fleeing" from police.
A public defender, who represented Pack in Tuesday's bail review hearing, requested that a bail amount be set.
Pack has lived in Maryland all of his life and has a 3-month-old son, she said.
"Just because they couldn't find him doesn't mean he was eluding police," she argued.
Judge Danielle M. Mosley ordered that Pack remain held without bond at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center.
"We're certainly glad that the was the ruling," said county police spokesman Lt. Ryan Frashure. "We think he's obviously a very dangerous person. Anytime someone will shoot a person in front of multiple witnesses it's clear they pose a risk to the public."
At around 8 p.m. on April 1 a uniformed police officer was working in the area of Meade Village Road near Reece Road when she heard apparent gunfire, police said.
As the officer responded to the area, a passer-by said someone had been shot. The officer pulled into the 8100 block of Meade Village Road and saw, identified as Dixon, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
Dixon was taken to the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Center to be treated for injuries, police said, and was pronounced dead by medical personnel at 8:32 p.m.
Detectives searched the area for evidence, and spoke with several witnesses who saw Dixon's murder, police said.
Knight said in court Tuesday that Pack was arguing with his girlfriend in a parking lot, and shot Dixon, her uncle, when he tried to intervene.
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County police spokesman Lt. Ryan Frashure said she was not injured in the incident.
Dixon's father Miles Dixon told The Capital his son died the same day he had been released from prison in Cumberland, where he had been held for two years for violating probation.
Miles Dixon could not be reached to comment for this article on Tuesday.
A prelimary hearing is scheduled for June 8, online court records show.
No attorney was listed for Pack in online court records as of Tuesday.
Police said the investigation is ongoing.
County police are asking anyone with information about the murder to contact the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731. Those who want to contact police anonymously can do so by calling the police tip line at 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers.