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.
The incident took place in Bed-Stuy near the corner of Fulton Street and Verona Place, authorities said.
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.
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.
He’s accused of stealing three vehicles, robbing a man and attempting to rob two others at gunpoint.
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.
In all, the suspect carjacked three vehicles, robbed four people, waved a gun at six others, totally terrorizing and otherwise quiet neighborhood, police said.
A man suffered broken legs Monday morning two assailants carjacked his sport-utility vehicle and him over in Newark.
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.
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.
The suspect was seen on video as he tried to park the car at a garage on Inwood Avenue, police said.
After shooting the officer, the suspect allegedly shot another person dead in an apparent carjacking bid. An intense search for the suspect followed.
Despite the capture of suspect, there was nothing but grief Tuesday night for the families of shooting victims Arthur Lopez and Raymond “Brian” Facey.
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.
Ashburn Neysmith was charged with three counts of robbery, two counts of assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.