Federal Charges against 3 Men for Salisbury Armored Car Robbery


Three men face federal charges after the robbery of an armored vehicle in Salisbury last January.  The US Attorney for the District of Maryland has charged 48 year old Orneth South of North Carolina, 42 year old Michael Watts of Brooklyn, NY and 38 year old Ryan Smith of Princess Anne with robbery and firearms offenses.  The three are charged with approaching the driver of an armored vehicle as he serviced an ATM machine at the State Employees’ Credit Union and demanded the money from the ATM.  They also disarmed the driver and restrained him.  They face up to 20 years in prison for the robbery and up to life in prison on the firearms charge.