Carjacking

Latoya Campbell

Prosecutor: N.J. Female Carjacker Jumps Bail, Feds Join The Search

U.S. Marshals are searching for a carjacker who viciously attacked a woman before stealing her vehicle. In this case, the suspect is a woman.

01/24/2012

A BB gun recovered by police in Queens following an attempted carjacking (credit: DCPI)

NYPD: BB Gun Brandishing Suspect Shot By Cops In Queens After Attempted Carjacking

Around 1 p.m. Thursday, the suspect walked up to the 89-year-old man who was sitting in his 1992 Oldsmobile on Christie Avenue and told him he was going to take the car, police said.

01/20/2012

Generic Ambulance File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Autopsy: Newark Teen In Carjack Attempt Died From Gunshot Wound

Prosecutors say a northern New Jersey teenager who died after attempting to carjack an off-duty Newark police officer was killed by a gunshot wound sustained during a shootout with the officer, not by a subsequent car crash.

01/02/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Carjacking Suspect Shot While Trying To Steal Car From Off-Duty Newark Cop

Authorities say the off-duty officer was sitting in his personal car on Avenue A when two men walked up to him Saturday morning and tried to carjack him.

12/10/2011

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect In Jersey City Fatal Shooting, Carjacking Surrenders To Police

A Jersey City man charged in the shooting death of a U.S. Marine during a carjacking this week has turned himself in to authorities.

05/28/2011

Site of the carjacking in Queens (credit: CBS 2)

Man Steals Car Near JFK Airport With 9-Year-Old Inside

A terrifying ordeal for any driver was made even worse Friday for one Queens father when his car was stolen – with his son still in the backseat.

04/01/2011

Victim George Amponsah, 47, of Newark, poses next to his BMW, left, in the Newark parking lot where he works as a valet. Amponsah had his vehicle carjacked in Newark two days after purchasing it. The vehicle was missing for two weeks. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NJ Officials Laud Joint Effort To Stop Newark Carjackings

Law enforcement officials say 42 people have been charged in over 100 carjackings that had terrorized Newark and Essex County around the turn of the year.

03/21/2011

Times Square Station (Photo/Steve Sandberg, 1010 WINS); Inset of suspect (photo/DCPI)

Brooklyn Stabbing Suspect Arrested On 3 Train; Officials Unable To Pinpoint Motive

Police have arrested the suspect wanted in the murderous stabbing spree that started early Friday morning in Brooklyn and ended in a Midtown subway station.

02/12/2011

Crime Scene - Graphic: AP

NJ AG’s Office Investigator Carjacked In Newark

Authorities say an investigator with the state Attorney General’s was unharmed after being carjacked at gunpoint outside a store in Newark Wednesday night.

12/23/2010

Jamal Silvera (Photo/Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Police: Carjacked Vehicle Kills Man During N.J. Chase

Family and loved ones were mourning a New Jersey church trustee, who died after being struck by a vehicle police said was carjacked in West Orange Friday morning.

12/17/2010

Brooklyn Robbery Attempt Turns To Shootout, Carjacking

There was chaos on the streets of Brooklyn Monday following a robbery attempt, shootout and carjacking.

08/30/2010

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