Carjacking

(Clockwise from top left): Hanif Thompson, Basim Henry, Karif Ford, and Kevin are charged in a shooting and carjacking that left a Hoboken attorney dead at the Short Hills Mall. (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Report: Getaway SUV In Deadly Short Hills Mall Shooting Belonged To Suspect’s Mother

The sport-utility vehicle that the suspects used as a getaway vehicle in the deadly carjacking and shooting at the Short Hills Mall last weekend actually belonged to a suspect’s mother, according to a published report.

12/22/2013

(Clockwise from top left): Hanif Thompson, Basim Henry, Karif Ford, and Kevin are charged in a shooting and carjacking that left a Hoboken attorney dead at the Short Hills Mall. (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

4 Charged In Deadly Short Hills Mall Shooting

Police and federal authorities captured four suspects overnight in the shooting that killed a Hoboken attorney at the Short Hills Mall last weekend.

12/21/2013

Dustin Friedland (credit: CBS 2)

Family, Friends Bid Final Farewell To Short Hills Mall Carjacking Victim Dustin Friedland

Services for Dustin Friedland, 30, were held Wednesday at Beth Am Shalom in Lakewood.

12/18/2013

Dustin Friedland (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Set For Short Hills Mall Carjacking Victim Dustin Friedland

Services for Dustin Friedland, 30, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at Beth Am Shalom in Lakewood.

12/17/2013

SUV carjacking victim Dustin Friedland. (credit: Image via Facebook)

Short Hills Mall Carjacking Victim Identified; Range Rover Found In Newark

Prosecutors identified the victim Monday as 30-year-old Dustin Friedland from Hoboken.

12/16/2013

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Authorities: Off-Duty Newark Cop Shot Suspect During Attempted Carjacking

The officer, identified only as a 23-year veteran of the force, tried to stop the suspect. But when Brent appeared to be reaching for a weapon, the officer fired one shot from his service weapon.

12/14/2013

Gas Station (file / credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

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

New Jersey Turnpike (file / via Wikipedia)

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

Generic Police Photo (credit: Clipart.com)

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

Newark Police Cruiser (file/credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

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

Jail cells (file/credit: clipart.com)

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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