Pasadena Man, 46, Wanted in Connection to a Recent Carjacking and Abduction of Two Small Children

A 46 year old man from Pasadena is wanted in connection with a recent carjacking and abduction of two small children from an area gas station, police officials said today. 

On September 4, 2020 at approximately 9 p.m. officers responded to the Exxon located at 8101 Ritchie Highway for an abduction. A adult female stepped out of her vehicle leaving it running with a 2 year old and a 6 month old child inside. The suspect, identified as Ronald Matthew Benewics, allegedly took the vehicle and fled the scene. 

Officers, detectives, K9, Anne Arundel County and Baltimore Police helicopters all searched the area. The vehicle was located a short distance away and the children were found unharmed. 

Detectives are investigating and asking anyone with any information regarding the suspect's whereabouts to call 410-222-6145 or the TipLine at 410-222-4700.