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Seen At 11: New Breed Of Carjackers Target Tri-State Area Drivers

Carjackings have been on the rise because new technology has made them virtually impossible to hot wire. There is also a growing market for nice cars.

11/26/2013

NYPD Squad Car

Brooklyn Carjacker Snags Running Vehicle With Child In The Back Seat

The incident took place in Bed-Stuy near the corner of Fulton Street and Verona Place, authorities said.

10/18/2013

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New Jersey Police Warn Of Carjackings By Fake Cops On Turnpike

New Jersey State Police don’t want the public to be alarmed, but they say there have been recent carjackings by people posing as undercover cops along the New Jersey Turnpike.

06/11/2013

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Police: Armed Gunmen Rob, Abduct Driver In Freeport Carjacking

A 35-year-old man driving a Mercedes was stopped at a traffic light when five armed men, four with handguns and one with a shotgun, pulled him out of the car, police said.

05/24/2013

Queens Carjack Suspect Nicolas Almonte. (credit: NYPD)

Suspect In Wild Carjacking Spree Arraigned, Remanded Pending Results Of Psych Exam

He’s accused of stealing three vehicles, robbing a man and attempting to rob two others at gunpoint.

05/11/2013

Nicolas Almonte (credit: NYPD)

Queens Carjacking Suspect Undergoing Psychiatric Evaluation

Nicolas Almonte, 27, is charged with multiple counts of robbery, attempted robbery and unlawful imprisonment. He’s accused of stealing three vehicles, robbing a man and attempting to rob two others at gunpoint.

05/10/2013

Queens Carjack Suspect Nicolas Almonte. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Makes Arrest In Wild Queens Carjacking And Robbery Spree

In all, the suspect carjacked three vehicles, robbed four people, waved a gun at six others, totally terrorizing and otherwise quiet neighborhood, police said.

05/09/2013

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Man Carjacked, Run Over With Own SUV In Newark

A man suffered broken legs Monday morning two assailants carjacked his sport-utility vehicle and him over in Newark.

05/06/2013

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11 Years In Prison For Man Who Carjacked Cabbie, Led Police On 80 MPH Chase

A man was sentenced to 11 years in prison Monday, after being convicted of stealing a taxi and leading police on a dangerous chase two years ago.

05/01/2013

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N.J. Code Enforcer Charged With Making Up Carjacking, Buying Drugs

A code enforcer for the City of East Orange, N.J., has been charged with falsely telling police that he was carjacked to cover up a drug deal.

03/04/2013

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Video Released Of Bronx Suspect Wanted For Stealing Jeep With Baby Inside

The suspect was seen on video as he tried to park the car at a garage on Inwood Avenue, police said.

02/06/2013

Police officer Arthur Lopez (L) and shooting suspect Darrell Fuller (R) (credit: Handouts)

Nassau County Police Officer Fatally Shot Near Cross Island Parkway; Suspect In Custody

After shooting the officer, the suspect allegedly shot another person dead in an apparent carjacking bid. An intense search for the suspect followed.

10/23/2012

Officer Arthur Lopez (L), Raymond "Brian" Facey (R) (credit: Handouts)

Family & Friends Of Officer, Carjacking Victim Killed On Queens Border Devastated

Despite the capture of suspect, there was nothing but grief Tuesday night for the families of shooting victims Arthur Lopez and Raymond “Brian” Facey.

10/23/2012

Norwalk supermarket shooting scene Oct. 10, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Woman Shot In Norwalk Parking Lot In Apparent Robbery, Carjacking Attempt

The incident happened around 1:45 p.m. in the parking lot of Stop & Shop on Connecticut Avenue as the woman was walking back to her car after grocery shopping, police said.

10/10/2012

Ashburn Neysmith (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Police: Man Arrested After Injuring 2 Children During Wild Attempted Carjacking On L.I.

Ashburn Neysmith was charged with three counts of robbery, two counts of assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

09/25/2012

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