The man accused of terrifying moviegoers at the at the on Aug. 2 has been ordered to undergo a complete psychiatric evaluation by a district court judge.
Kyle Nolan Tanner, 25, of no known address, appeared in court Tuesday on a mental health docket, said Kristin Fleckenstein, spokeswoman for the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office.
"The judge determined that he required a thorough psychiatric evaluation before bond status can be decided," Fleckenstein said.
Tanner is currently detained without bond after he allegedly interrupted a showing of Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted by shouting expletives toward the screen and the people in the theater.
Numerous witnesses reported to Anne Arundel County Police that Tanner left the theater twice before returning a final time when started pointing at people in the audience and simulating that he had a gun. He also reportedly continued to swear at moviegoers, police said.
Police apprehended Tanner near the intersection of Old Solomons Island Road and Forest Drive after he fled the theater.
He is charged with disorderly conduct, reckless endangerment and second-degree assault. He is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center in Annapolis without bond.
Tanner's next court appearance is scheduled for Aug. 14 before Maryland District Court Judge Danielle Mosley, who will review the findings of his psychiatric evaluation.
"It's another situation that allows the judge, prosecutor and defense attorney to sit down and review the status of his mental health," Fleckenstein said. "They will try to determine if there are any conditions under which Tanner might be released on bail."