Carjacking

January 11, 2019 - 9:59 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A North Carolina man who pleaded guilty to killing an 81-year-old former Montana sheriff has been sentenced to life in prison. The Billings Gazette reports 58-year-old Donald Gray was sentenced Friday for the June 10 stabbing death of William Joy, who was once the sheriff of...
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This undated photo provided by the Tulare County, Calif., Sheriff's Office shows Gustavo Garcia. Central California authorities say Garcia, who went on a robbery, shooting and carjacking rampage, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in a high-speed crash during which he intentionally tried to smash into other cars. (Tulare County Sheriff's Office via AP)
December 18, 2018 - 12:06 am
PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A man who went on a deadly shooting, carjacking and robbery rampage in California's Central Valley died Monday during a high-speed highway chase during which he intentionally tried to smash into other cars, authorities said. Gustavo Garcia, 36, of Visalia was pronounced...
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December 08, 2018 - 11:01 am
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana prosecutors are seeking a life sentence for a North Carolina man who pleaded guilty to killing an 81-year-old former sheriff. The Billings Gazette reported Friday 58-year-old Donald Mack Gray Jr. has pleaded guilty in the June 10 stabbing death of William Joy of...
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November 02, 2018 - 3:43 am
TUCKER, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia have arrested a teenager and are seeking two other suspects in connection to a car chase that ended in a shootout. News outlets report 18-year-old Daniel Ramirez was arrested Thursday and charged with armed robbery. DeKalb police say a taxi driver was carjacked...
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October 22, 2018 - 4:33 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Police say a college student in Atlanta was shot in the chest and legs during an attempted carjacking at a gas station. News outlets report Atlanta police say the Morehouse College student was shot Sunday afternoon. Police say witnesses report seeing the student confront someone who...
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May 06, 2018 - 10:51 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a botched effort to hijack a tractor-trailer on Interstate 95 in North Carolina temporarily blocked part of the major East Coast highway. U.S. Justice Department prosecutors in Raleigh are charging Raymond Lee Bryant Jr. of Roseboro with carjacking and...
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In this Sunday, April 8, 2018 photo, candles burn in front of a makeshift memorial for John Andrew Elifritz outside City Team Ministries in Portland, Ore. Elifritz, 48, was identified by his brother as the man fatally shot by police inside City Team Ministries homeless shelter Saturday night, April 7. (Maxine Bernstein/The Oregonian via AP)
April 09, 2018 - 8:39 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — David Abbs was sitting in his wheelchair inside a Portland, Oregon, homeless shelter when a shirtless man burst in, grabbed a jacket from a donation bin and dashed outside. The man ran back in and tried to cut himself with a knife before officers fired bean bag rounds at him,...
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December 04, 2017 - 5:53 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a Salvation Army worker who was going out to collect money at one of the charity's kettles tried to get away by carjacking four vehicles before he was arrested, police said. A judge on Monday ordered that William Jones, 27, be held on a $5 million...
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FILE - This undated photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Alva Campbell. The Ohio Parole Board on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, rejected a request for mercy from Campbell, a condemned inmate who argues he had such a bad childhood and is in such poor health that he should be spared from execution next month. The board's 11-1 decision came in the case of Campbell, set to die by lethal injection on Nov. 15 for killing a teen during a 1997 carjacking. The slaying came five years after he was paroled on a different murder charge. (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP)
November 16, 2017 - 5:16 am
LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio called off the execution of an ailing 69-year-old killer Wednesday after the executioners couldn't find a vein to insert the IV that delivers the lethal drugs. It was only the third time in modern U.S. history that an execution attempt was halted after the process had...
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FILE - This undated photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Alva Campbell. The Ohio Parole Board on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, rejected a request for mercy from Campbell, a condemned inmate who argues he had such a bad childhood and is in such poor health that he should be spared from execution next month. The board's 11-1 decision came in the case of Campbell, set to die by lethal injection on Nov. 15 for killing a teen during a 1997 carjacking. The slaying came five years after he was paroled on a different murder charge. (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP)
November 13, 2017 - 2:04 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio will provide a wedge-shaped pillow to help a condemned inmate breathe as he's being executed this week, among other accommodations the state is considering. Death row prisoner Alva Campbell, who has said he is too ill for lethal injection, became mildly agitated when...
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