Woman saved from carjackers after armed friend returns fire

CHICAGO, IL – A harrowing incident of an attempted armed carjacking in Chicago ended in a miraculous escape for a woman and her coworker. The 40-year-old woman, Jaquita Sims, and her 65-year-old coworker, who prefers to remain unnamed, survived the ordeal thanks to the latter’s legally owned firearm. The incident unfolded when Sims’ car suffered a flat tire en route to O’Hare International Airport. Her coworker, driving his Toyota Corolla, came to her rescue on …

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Father of seven killed in carjacking

LAS VEGAS, NV – A violent crime spree that began with a man shooting his mother and ended in a deadly car chase has left a community in shock and a family in mourning. The suspect, whose identity has not been disclosed, was ultimately killed by law enforcement after a series of carjackings and a high-speed pursuit. The suspect’s rampage culminated in the fatal shooting of Jerry Lopez, a 39-year-old father of seven, as he …

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Criminal killed during carjacking spree

LAS VEGAS, NV – A sequence of violent incidents, including shootings, vehicle thefts, and police pursuits, took place in Southwestern Las Vegas Valley on Wednesday morning. According to authorities, the suspect involved in these chaotic events was found deceased by the end. The initial alarm from law enforcement officers rang around 3:46 a.m., responding to a shooting at Placid and Maulding’s intersection, reported Capt. Joshua Martinez of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police. Members of the …

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Teen arrested for carjacking FBI agent

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Metropolitan Police Department reported late Tuesday that a 17-year-old has been taken into custody in relation to the armed hijacking of an FBI agent’s vehicle in Washington, D.C. Devonta Lynch, a resident of southeast D.C., was arrested on Monday for his alleged role in the Nov. 29 incident that occurred on 12th Street NE. Metro police have confirmed that Lynch will face charges as an adult under Title 16. The crime …

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UPS delivery driver carjacked at gunpoint

GLENARDEN, MD – A UPS driver encountered a shocking ordeal in broad daylight, as recorded in doorbell surveillance camera footage. The woman was surrounded and her truck hijacked at gunpoint in a residential neighborhood in Glenarden, Maryland. Authorities from the Prince George’s County Police Department were dispatched to the Glenarden housing tract around 2 p.m. on Thursday. This was in response to a distress call from the panicked UPS driver, who had become the victim …

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Florida man carjacked in scheme orchestrated by dating app match

TITUSVILLE, FL – A Florida resident fell victim to a carjacking scheme orchestrated by a woman he met on a dating app, according to local law enforcement. The Titusville Police Department reported that the incident involved 24-year-old Brionna Eaddy and an unidentified 35-year-old man from Orlando who agreed to meet in person on September 24 at a local apartment complex after connecting on the Tagged dating app. Eaddy, who is now in custody at the …

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U.S. Rep carjacked in D.C. by armed thugs

WASHINGTON, DC – A member of Congress fell victim to an armed carjacking on Monday evening, prompting an investigation by the U.S. Capitol Police. The incident, which initially saw the Metropolitan Police Department at the helm, took place at the intersection of New Jersey and K Street, Southeast, around 9:32 p.m. House Democratic Caucus Chair Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., was present at the crime scene alongside the victim, U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas. The Capitol police …

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Suspect shot dead by police after trying to steal an Uber driver’s car

GLENDALE, AZ- A fatal officer-involved shooting occurred in Glendale, Arizona on Saturday evening, according to Phoenix police. The incident began when 26-year-old Robert Crockett commandeered a rideshare vehicle at gunpoint near 85th Avenue and Indian School Road, around 6:30 p.m. Crockett allegedly forced the driver out of the vehicle and drove to Glendale. Phoenix police were able to track the stolen vehicle to a residence near 91st and Glendale Avenues, a short distance from the …

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A 12-year-old was arrested for armed carjacking

A juvenile, aged 12, was apprehended by the authorities in Washington, D.C., following his alleged involvement in a carjacking. The incident occurred around 1 p.m. on Sunday at the crossroads of Martin Luther King Jr Avenue and U Street in Southeast D.C., as reported by the Metropolitan Police Department. The victim, a woman who wishes to remain anonymous, reported that the young suspect demanded her car keys. She also noted that he appeared to have …

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Man killed by SWAT after shooting two police officers

A Miami man, suspected of homicide, was shot and killed by police in Orlando after he fired at two officers during a traffic stop. The 28-year-old suspect, identified as Daton Viel, had taken shelter in a Holiday Inn near Universal, where he engaged in a gunfight with SWAT officers. The incident unfolded when officers found the suspect at the hotel around 6 a.m. and evacuated the premises. Viel, who had a lengthy criminal record, barricaded …

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