Press Release, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

California, MD-On December 5, 2018, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22800 block of Three Notch Road in California, for the reported robbery. Investigation determined the victim was outside when confronted by the suspect, later identified as Moises Andreas Ardon, age 17 of Great Mills.

Ardon indicated he had a gun, and demanded money from the victim.  Ardon ultimately retrieved money from the victim, and fled the scene. Deputies arrived on scene and quickly established a perimeter; Ardon was located in the area and found to have a firearm in his possession, as well as the victim’s property.

 Moises Andreas Ardon, age 17 of Great Mills

Authorization was obtained from the States Attorney for St. Mary’s County, Mr. Richard Fritz, to charge Ardon as an adult with the following crimes:

Armed Robbery

  • Possession of a Firearm by Minor
  • Handgun on Person
  • Firearm Use/Felony
  • Loaded Handgun on Person
  • Assault First and Second Degree
  • Theft Less than $100

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Brian Fennessey at (301) 475-4200 extension *8103 or by email at          

Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637). Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.

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