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Woman gets 20 years for string of crimes in multiple states

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Carjacking suspects lead police on chase then crash on I-25

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Carjacking suspects lead police on chase then crash on I-25


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Atlanta officer shoots man, then saves his life after carjacking, chase

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Atlanta officer shoots man, then saves his life after carjacking, chase


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Police investigate carjacking at Glastonbury apartment complex

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Carjacking Reported at Tannery Apartments in Glastonbury

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Carjacking Reported at Tannery Apartments in Glastonbury


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Carjacking suspect injured in crash on Eisenhower after police pursuit

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Carjacking suspect injured in crash on Eisenhower after police pursuit


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EBRSO: Woman carjacked at gunpoint on Pecue Lane Saturday, suspect sought

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EBRSO: Woman carjacked at gunpoint on Pecue Lane Saturday, suspect sought


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Woman gets 20 years for string of crimes in multiple states
Brittany Harper, 32, along with Blake Fitzgerald, carjacked Alabama couple during crime spree. . Woman gets 20 years for string of crimes in multiple states Brittany Harper, 32, along with Blake Fitzgerald, carjacked Alabama couple during crime spree PENSACOLA, Fla. — A Missouri woman has been sentenced in Florida to 20 years in prison for part of a string of crimes in multiple states   Read More ...
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Man accused of carjacking veteran sentenced to prison
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of carjacking a military veteran and dragging the 67-year-old about 30 feet down a roadway has been sentenced to prison. Thirty-two-year-old Eddie Quick was sentenced Tuesday to a total term of 26 to 52 years in state prison. WFMZ-TV reports that Quick was accused of stealing a car in 2015 in Mount Pocono and threatening to stab to the victim when he resisted   Read More ...
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HPD seeking armed men accused of killing a man, carjacking a vehicle at gunpoint
Four men are being sought by Houston police after a double shooting left one man dead and another wounded, with three of the suspects fleeing in a car taken at gunpoint from a woman whose 11-month-old niece was with her. The multiple shooting and carjacking occurred Monday in the South Side neighborhood, according to the Houston Police Department. At about 1:50 p   Read More ...
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Reports: Bridgeport police investigate carjacking
BRIDGEPORT — A person located their car and claimed to be uninjured after a carjacking in the city Tuesday night, according to dispatch reports. Officers were dispatched to the area of Prescott Street and Ellsworth Street minutes after 8 p.m. on Oct. 17 for a carjacking with a firearm. When police arrived on scene and spoke to the victim, they discovered the carjacking happened at a different location   Read More ...
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New Mexico robbery, carjacking suspect arrested in Colorado
PECOS, N.M. (AP) – A suspect sought in an armed robbery and carjacking in New Mexico has been arrested in Colorado. New Mexico State Police say they’re now trying to extradite 33-year-old Tranquilino Louis Valencia. He reportedly was involved in a traffic collision Saturday in Colorado and was arrested by Alamosa County Sheriff’s deputies. Valencia was wanted in connection with an Oct   Read More ...
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New Mexico robbery, carjacking suspects sought by police
PECOS, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police are searching for a man and a teenage girl allegedly involved in an armed robbery at a cash machine in Pecos. They say 33-year-old Tranquilino Louis Valencia and the teen also may have been involved in an Oct. 13 carjacking at a Dalton Canyon campground. State Police say Valencia and the girl have ties to the Ranchos De Taos area and may be in the surrounding area   Read More ...
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Police ask for public’s help in armed robbery/carjacking investigation
PECOS, N.M. (KRQE) – Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down two robbery suspects. One of the men, Mariano Araca-Avalos, was arrested. The other suspects are Tranquilino Valencia and Terra Silva.They are still on the run. State Police say these two also committed a carjacking at the campground in Dalton Canyon after the robbery. The car they took has since been found   Read More ...
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Phoenix police identify an arrested carjacking suspect
PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix have identified a carjacking suspect who shot at officers before bailing out of a vehicle and holing up in a residence. They say 28-year-old Christopher Garcia is facing multiple felony counts of aggravated assault on police, armed robbery and discharging a firearm within the city. It was unclear Sunday if Garcia has a lawyer yet   Read More ...
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Police investigate 2 carjacking incidents
The incidents happened late Friday and early Saturday. . The incidents happened late Friday and early Saturday Omaha, Neb. — Omaha police are investigating two carjacking incidents within hours of each other late Friday and early Saturday. The first happened Friday night around 11:00 p.m. near 48th and Binney. The victim told police a man approached her as she arrived home   Read More ...
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NM police: ATM robbery followed by armed carjacking
PECOS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in New Mexico are searching for a group of people suspected of robbing a man at an ATM and then stealing a car by force in Pecos. Police say the incident began Friday morning when two men and a woman committed and armed robbery of a man at an ATM. The suspects then carjacked someone at gunpoint on State Road 63   Read More ...
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Detroit man accused of assault, carjacking after armed robbery in Northville Township
NORTHVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A 31-year-old Detroit man was arrested Monday in connection with an assault and home invasion from earlier this year in Northville Township. Deamo Lavaughn Lately is accused of assaulting a resident April 30 during a home invasion near Five Mile and Bradner roads. Northville Township police said May 1 that two men forced their way into the home in the 42000 block of 5 Mile Road and confronted the residents with guns   Read More ...
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Stick shift foils carjacking plan in Ohio City, police say
A man wearing a gray hoodie and black jeans approached another man with a gun on West 25th in the city's Ohio City neighborhood and demanded for him to get out of his car and drop his things, police said on the second district's Facebook page. The robbery was captured on surveillance video. The man dropped his cellphone and keys and walked away from the gray-colored two-door Saturn   Read More ...
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Warren carjacking suspect arrested after police chase to Detroit
DETROIT - A man suspected of carjacking a woman in Warren was arrested Tuesday after leading police officers on a chase into Detroit. Police said the man carjacked a woman at the Macomb Hospital at 12 Mile and Hoover roads. Police said he fled on Groesbeck Highway, to I-696, to I-94 to Van Dyke. He was taken into custody at Manistique and Wade streets in Detroit, officials said   Read More ...
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SUV taken at gunpoint at Little Rock motel, Texas man tells police
A man's SUV and cellphone were stolen when he was robbed at gunpoint at a Little Rock motel, authorities said. The carjacking happened about 11 p.m. Saturday, according to a report from the Little Rock Police Department. The victim, a 25-year-old man from Austin, Texas, told officers that an assailant approached him with a silver handgun at the Motel 6 at 10524 W   Read More ...
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Oak Park police: Carjacker points gun, asks 'Do you want to die or give up your car?'
A driver was forcibly removed from a vehicle during a Saturday night carjacking in Oak Park, police said. According to a summary report of the incident, a man approached a car parked in the 900 block of North Humphrey Avenue at 11:35 p.m. Saturday night. The suspect opened the driver's side door of the car and pointed a semi-automatic handgun while saying "Do you want to die or give up your car?" police said   Read More ...
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88-year-old victim of attempted carjacking in August has died
TIMMONSVILLE, SC (WMBF) – A total of six people have been arrested in connection with the shooting and attempted robbery of an 88-year-old Timmonsville woman in August. Timmonsville Police Chief Billy Brown confirmed the following people have been arrested: Javarius Smith, Juwan Smith, Dante Rogers, Alfred Lamar, Kevin Kvon Commander, and an 16-year-old whose identity has not been revealed because they are a minor   Read More ...
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88-year-old Timmonsville woman involved in August attempted carjacking has died
TIMMONSVILLE, SC (WMBF) – A total of six people have been arrested in connection with the shooting and attempted robbery of an 88-year-old Timmonsville woman in August. Timmonsville Police Chief Billy Brown confirmed the following people have been arrested: Javarius Smith, Juwan Smith, Dante Rogers, Alfred Lamar, Kevin Kvon Commander, and an 16-year-old whose identity has not been revealed because they are a minor   Read More ...
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Police search for Fall River carjacking suspect
FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) – The Fall River Police Department is looking for a man who police say is wanted for a carjacking that occurred on Sept. 27. Police say Eric James Ortiz, 26, stole a car from the CVS located on President Avenue in Fall River. Ortiz’s appearance has changed since his most recent photo, according to police. His head is now shaved on the sides with a blonde man bun   Read More ...
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Carjacking suspects lead police on chase then crash on I-25
THORNTON - Four carjacking suspects were arrested after leading Thornton Police on a short chase, early Friday morning. According to Thornton Police Public Information Officer, Victor Avila, a carjacking was reported around 1:10 a.m. in Denver. An hour later Thornton Police officers spotted an SUV matching the description in the area of 102nd Avenue and Quivas Street. The driver sped away from officers when they tried to pull the SUV over, according to Officer Avila   Read More ...
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Michigan State Police video busting carjacking suspects in Detroit
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Email Michigan State Police video busting carjacking suspects in Detroit Michigan State Police Lt. Mike Shaw narrates police video of a carjacking bust in Detroit. Sent! Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
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Three girls arrested, accused of several carjacking incidents
PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Police say three juvenile girls are accused in a string of carjacking incidents. Officers tried to pull over the driver of a stolen Honda CRV around 11:20 p.m. Tuesday in the 10000 block of SE Stark Street. The driver refused to stop, eventually crashing near the on-ramp to northbound Interstate 205 and westbound Interstate 84. Police put took the driver and two passengers into custody, and quickly found out the three juveniles were connected with a series of recent crimes: Sept   Read More ...
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KC motorist wounded during armed carjacking
A Kansas City motorist sustained a non life-threatening injury early Wednesday after being shot during an armed carjacking in the 3700 block of Washington Avenue, according to police. Officers were summoned to the incident just before 3 a.m. Arriving officers contacted the victim who said he was approached by a man who pointed a gun at him and demanded his car keys   Read More ...
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Man charged in Interstate 5 carjacking near Eugene
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say a California man was arrested following an Interstate 5 carjacking near Eugene. Sgt. Jeff Proulx says 42-year-old Arnulfo Alvarenga Torres forced a woman off the freeway after colliding with her vehicle. The Fresno man removed the woman from the vehicle, but she was able to run away while keeping the keys to her car   Read More ...
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Man carjacked in Corktown after staged accident
A 51-year-old man was carjacked in Corktown after his 2016 Chevy Malibu bumped from the rear, police said Sunday. The allegedly staged crash took place about 3 a.m. Saturday on northbound Trumbull and the Fisher Freeway Service Drive, said Officer Dan Donakowski, a Detroit Police Department spokesman. When the victim pulled over to exchange insurance information a man got out of a Ford Taurus and announced that it was a hold-up   Read More ...
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Family thankful after officer saves wounded carjacking suspect 
Timothy Hood is accused of carjacking his girlfriend Wednesday, Atlanta police spokesman John Chafee said. After leading police on a chase, the 37-year-old crashed into another car at the intersection of Milton and Lakewood avenues. He then got out and started firing at officers, Chafee said. “Nobody wants to see a man die, and that’s what he looked like he was doing,” Officer Mason Mercure told Channel 2 Action News   Read More ...
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Carjacking suspect in custody after police chase ends in Hayward
A carjacking suspect is in custody after leading police on a chase from Castro Valley to Hayward.   Read More ...
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Atlanta officer shoots man, then saves his life after carjacking, chase
AnAtlanta police officer shot a man to end a carjacking and brief chase Wednesday, then applied a medical technique that may have saved the man’s life, police said. “Luckily,” Deputy Police Chief Jeff Glazier said at the shooting scene in southwest Atlanta, “the officer involved did everything he was supposed to do. His training kicked in.” The incident began about 11:30 a   Read More ...
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Police investigate carjacking at Glastonbury apartment complex
GLASTONBURY, Conn. (WTNH)– Police are investigating after a man was allegedly carjacked at a Glastonbury apartment complex early Wednesday morning. Shortly after midnight, police say officers responded to The Tannery Apartments, at 917 New London Turnpike, for a carjacking. The victim told police that he was sitting in his Mercedes when a black male in his twenties opened his door and pointed a gun at him   Read More ...
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Carjacking Reported at Tannery Apartments in Glastonbury
Glastonbury police are investigating a reported carjacking at the Tannery Apartments overnight. According to police, the victim was sitting in his Mercedes in the complex, located at 917 New London Turnpike, around midnight Wednesday when a male suspect opened the door and pointed a handgun at him. The suspect ordered the victim out and took off with the vehicle north on New London Turnpike   Read More ...
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Carjacking duo rear-ends woman in Queens, steals her SUV
A pair of thieves rear-ended a breast cancer survivor's SUV in Queens and then stole her ride when she tried to take down their license plate, cops said. Video police released Tuesday shows the entire carjacking on 109th Ave. at 120th St. in South Ozone Park. The 74-year-old victim, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said she was driving home from the bank in the rain on Sept   Read More ...
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Apopka carjacking suspect linked to attempted carjacking in Eustis, police say
APOPKA, Fla. — Eustis police say Cedrick Gant tried to carjack someone else before stealing a woman's car in Apopka. That's where he was cornered. But that's not the end of it. Apopka police dashcam video from another cruiser shows the suspect making a run for it, as officers chase him into the woods. Police said Gant ran into a nearby home and demanded a change of clothes   Read More ...
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Police: Man, 75, carjacked at gunpoint at west side gas station
An elderly man was carjacked at gunpoint early Tuesday morning at a gas station on Detroit's west side, police said. The carjacking took place about 4:10 a.m. at the Speedy Gas Station, said Dontae Freeman, social media manager for the Detroit Police Department. The Speedy Gas Station is on Wyoming, south of Fenkell. The 75-year-old man was sitting in a newer model blue Ford Escape when a man approached him on the passenger's side, opened the door, and ordered him out of the car   Read More ...
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Denver men help catch carjacking suspects
Two Denver men were honored for helping police capture two suspects in a carjacking case. Abran Martinez and Richard Fink saw the stolen car in a hit-and-run.   Read More ...
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Second arrest made in Southington bank robbery, carjacking
Police have made a second arrest following a robbery and carjacking that happened in Southington in June. It started out as a reported robbery at the People’s Bank that is located inside the Southington Stop and Shop on June 18. A man, who was later identified as 44-year-old Norman Renaldi, of Meriden, entered the People’s Bank and handed a note to the teller demanding money, police said   Read More ...
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Man arrested in connection to Southington bank robbery, carjacking
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Carjacking suspect injured in crash on Eisenhower after police pursuit
A man crashed a vehicle on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway early Sunday morning after police said he carjacked it and led officers on a chase. The crash, which snarled traffic on the expressway, occurred around 12:17 a.m. on Interstate 290 East near Kostner Avenue in the city's Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. A woman told police that the man showed her a gun and demanded her keys, said Illinois State Police Trooper Cpl   Read More ...
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Phenix City police searching for carjacking suspects
PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - Phenix City police need your help identifying two overnight carjacking suspects. The incident happened in the 100 block of misty Forest Drive. The two suspects allegedly pointed a pistol at the victim and demanded the vehicle, a white 2012 Nissan Armada with Alabama license plate 57DG324. If you have any information you're asked to call police at (334) 448-2817   Read More ...
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Video released after Marietta man shot during deadly carjacking
Atlanta police are seeking the public’s help to identify those suspected in the shooting death of a Marietta man carjacked in southwest Atlanta. “Investigators are releasing surveillance footage of the suspects in an effort to identify anyone involved in this homicide,” Atlanta police Sgt. John Chafee said. “The shooting appears to have been a result of a motor vehicle hijacking,” Atlanta police Officer Stephanie Brown said   Read More ...
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Cleveland man led police on chase after carjacking pizza delivery driver, police say
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Cleveland man is accused of robbing and carjacking a pizza delivery driver at gunpoint before leading police on a car chase on the city's West Side. Police captured Maurice Lovelace, 18, after the pursuit that happened around 2 a.m. Tuesday. He is charged with aggravated robbery, and a judge ordered him held on $75,000 bond at his Wednesday morning arraignment, court records say   Read More ...
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Suspect charged in overnight carjacking
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged one of four men suspected of an overnight carjacking in Spanish Lake. According to Officer Benjamin Granda, a spokesman for the St. Louis County Police Department, the incident occurred around 3:55 a.m. in the 11100 block of Oak Parkway Lane. The victim told police he was standing outside his 2007 Mazda 6 when he was approached by four men in surgical masks   Read More ...
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