ONE ARRESTED FOLLOWING CHILD MOLESTATION COMPLAINT
On October 25, 2022, around 7:00 p.m., Fort Pierce Police Department Officers responded to a lewd and lascivious complaint in Sabal Palm Plaza located on South U.S. Highway 1. On scene, officers learned that 56-year-old Noe Cardenas had inappropriately touched an adolescent several times while walking around the store. Shortly after, family confronted the suspect who immediately left the area.
On October 26, 2022, Officers received a helpful tip from Crime Stoppers. Officers were able to positively identify Cardenas and locate him. After being brought in for questioning, he confessed to committing the lewd and lascivious acts. Cardenas also confessed to committing the same acts to a different child at a different store back in August of 2022. He was arrested and charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation.
If you have any information to add to this case or have been a victim of Cardenas, please contact Detective Kevin Mohamed at 772-467-6905 or [email protected]. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-(800)-273-8477.