MPD: 4 suspects wanted in attempted carjacking

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) -Four suspects are wanted in an attempted carjacking that took place on Southern Avenue, according to the Memphis Police Department. Police responded to the attempted carjacking on Wednesday at 10:07 p.m. The victims were sitting inside their 2016 Hyundai Sante Fe when they were approached by four...

NOPD investigates 4 carjackings in one day, less than 5 hours apart

NEW ORLEANS — Police in New Orleans are investigating four separate carjacking incidents that happened Tuesday across the metro area, less than five hours apart. The first incident happened shortly after midnight in the 3400 block of Esplanade Avenue. “Just after midnight, the victim reported he was sitting in...

Baltimore man sentenced to 40 years in shooting that paralyzed Baltimore Police Sgt. Isaac Carrington

BALTIMORE - A Baltimore man convicted in the 2019 shooting of an off-duty Baltimore City sergeant was sentenced to decades in prison Monday afternoon.Rashaud Nesmith was sentenced to 40 years in prison without the possibility of parole.Investigators say Nesmith, and others, are responsible for 47 acts of violence, including four homicides, five shootings and 13 carjackings.Sergeant Isaac "Ike" Carrington, who was left paralyzed, was shot outside of his home in August 2019. Nesmith was arrested a month later.Carrington was off duty talking to his neighbor when the gunman hopped out of a stolen car and demanded money, saying simply, "don't...

EXCLUSIVE: Paralyzed Baltimore Sgt. Ike Carrington talks about sentencing of man involved in 2019 shooting

BALTIMORE -- Baltimore Police Sergeant Isaac "Ike" Carrington was at his home talking with a neighbor on August 8, 2019, when his life changed.Carrington was off duty talking to his neighbor when an armed man hopped out of a stolen car and demanded money, saying simply, "don't run."  The 25-year Baltimore City Police veteran, and East Baltimore native, was shot several times before the gunman grabbed Carrington's handgun and got back in the car.Carrington is paralyzed from the waist down and is still in a rehab facility.Rashaud Nesmith, one of the men accused in the shooting, was sentenced to 40 years in...

Woman With Concealed-Carry License Defends Herself By Shooting Potential Carjacker In Head

A Chicago woman with a concealed-carry license managed to escape a carjacking attempt by shooting the suspect in the head. The incident took place in the South Side area of Chicago on Nov. 23 at around 2 a.m. when a group of four armed suspects got down from a black sedan and approached the 23-year-old woman sitting inside her car near Kenwood Avenue, according to Wall Street PR.
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Delivery driver reportedly carjacked in Homewood South

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - A delivery driver was the victim of a carjacking on Monday. According to Pittsburgh Police, officers in Zone 5 were alerted to reports of a stolen vehicle. A delivery driver stopped to drop off a package in the 500 block of Rosedale Street, when a male reportedly jumped in the vehicle and drove away after verbally threatening the driver.

DC police arrest 20-year-old linked to dozens of armed robberies, carjackings

WASHINGTON - A 20-year-old linked to dozens of armed robberies and carjackings was arrested by D.C. police over the weekend — ending a months-long search. Authorities believe Deangelo Dwight Richardson of Southeast D.C. is responsible for an armed robbery that occurred on Saturday in Southeast and multiple others throughout the District.

Child taken in stolen car in West Philadelphia safe: police

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A 4-year-old boy is now in safe hands after he was abducted as part of a carjacking in West Philadelphia on Monday night. The Philadelphia Police Department says a manhunt is underway for the alleged carjacker.The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of Chancellor Street.The boy's father stopped at a restaurant where he delivers food and stocks shelves, police claim. He left his sleeping son in his car when a man jumped in the running car and sped off.Investigators say they caught some lucky breaks."So we had information from the witness, we had information...

Four overnight carjackings in New Orleans leave more victims traumatized

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating four more violent carjackings that occurred overnight Monday into Tuesday (Nov. 29). They left victims shaken, and now the NOPD is investigating to determine whether the crimes were committed by the same suspects. “When we saw the gun, we were very...

Man killed by police after carjacking semi-truck identified

The man who was shot and killed by police following an hours-long standoff on I-5 has been identified as Alexander Costin, 32, of Nanaimo, British Columbia. He was identified by the Thurston County coroner on Tuesday. The four-hour-long standoff began on Nov. 18 after Costin reportedly crashed a semi-truck on...