On Monday, February 26, 2018 at approximately 1816 hours, Trooper M. Zentkovich #6328 and Trooper C. Hussey #6913 conducted a traffic stop on a white Chevrolet Impala for expired registration on westbound Route 225 east of Mitchell Road, La Plata, Charles County, MD.

Upon making contact with the operator Angelo Junious Moore, 32 yoa, of Indian Head, MD; Trooper Zentkovich detected an odor of Marijuana emitting from inside the vehicle. A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted, and revealed a loaded black and silver, Smith and Wesson Springfield SW40VE, 40 caliber handgun.

Moore was arrested and transported to the Charles County Detention Center for processing. Moore was charge with: several traffic violations and CR4-203 – Handgun in Vehicle, PS 5-144(a)(2) Know Alter Firearm ID Number, CR 4-203 – Handgun on Person, PS 5-133.1 Illegal Possession Ammunition, and PS 5-133(b) Regulated Firearm: Illegal Possession