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January 02, 2020 - 4:38 pm
Nassau County police have arrested a carjacker who led the police into a crash on Thursday morning.
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This Jan. 1, 2020, photo provided by the Creek County (Oklahoma) Sheriff's Department shows Brandon Wade Kirby. Police in Oklahoma say Kirby was arrested on New Year's Day after he allegedly took a truck and drove it more than 100 miles with a sleeping passenger and a goat inside. Authorities say he was eventually arrested near Tulsa, Oklahoma, after he let the passenger and goat go, and the victim called police. (Creek County Sheriff's Department via AP)
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January 02, 2020 - 11:00 am
SAND SPRINGS, Okla. (AP) — A man stole a pickup truck with a sleeping passenger and a goat inside it and drove it all the way from Missouri to Oklahoma before releasing the terrified victim and animal and eventually being arrested, authorities say. According to an arrest report, two men in the...
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An attacker stabbed multiple people at a suburban Portland shopping center Wednesday, killing one person and wounding others before being apprehended, authorities said. Police in the city of Beaverton said that at least one person was stabbed inside a Wells Fargo bank and that multiple people were taken to hospitals. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)
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December 18, 2019 - 11:28 pm
BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — A 20-year-old attacker carried out a series of stabbings and carjackings at a suburban Portland shopping center and in a nearby town Wednesday, killing one person and wounding three others before being arrested, authorities said. Police in the city of Beaverton said two...
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This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Dexter Johnson. A federal appeals court has granted a stay of execution to Johnson, a Texas inmate just one day before he was scheduled to die for the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old woman during a carjacking in Houston. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
August 14, 2019 - 10:32 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court granted a stay of execution Wednesday to a Texas inmate just one day before he was scheduled to die for the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old woman during a carjacking in Houston. In an 18-page opinion filed Thursday, a three-judge panel of the New Orleans-based...
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This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Dexter Johnson. A federal appeals court has granted a stay of execution to Johnson, a Texas inmate just one day before he was scheduled to die for the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old woman during a carjacking in Houston. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
August 14, 2019 - 10:27 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court granted a stay of execution Wednesday to a Texas inmate just one day before he was scheduled to die for the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old woman during a carjacking in Houston. In an 18-page opinion filed Thursday, a three-judge panel of the New Orleans-based...
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This photo provided by the Greenville Police Department shows Hilmary Moreno-Berrios. Police say Moreno-Berrios stole a vehicle after throwing a nonpoisonous snake at the driver, then crashed through barricades set up for a pole vaulting exhibition Friday, July 5, 2019, in the South Carolina city. (Greenville Police Department via AP)
July 09, 2019 - 1:57 pm
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Police say a woman stole a vehicle after throwing a snake at the driver, then crashed through barricades set up for a pole-vaulting exhibition in South Carolina. In a statement, Greenville Police identified the suspect as 29-year-old Hilmary Moreno-Berrios. They she was hurt...
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May 27, 2019 - 10:35 am
A man who tried to steal a woman’s purse and then carjacked her car attempted to outrun police on the Brooklyn Bridge, but ended up jumping off the famed crossing as police blocked his path, the NYPD says. It was a decision that cost him his life.
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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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Carjacking suspect
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December 08, 2018 - 11:48 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Police are searching for the man who stole an SUV in Brooklyn on Friday afternoon while three kids were in the backseat. The kids and the SUV were found about a half-mile away a fter a frantic manhunt , but the suspect was still on the loose Saturday. The NYPD released...
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Cops say a woman fought off a carjacker in Chelsea while her baby was in the backseat.
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September 28, 2018 - 9:44 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD has released video of a man who tried to carjack a woman in Chelsea on Thursday. It went down at West 17th Street and 7th Ave, where the man lurked between parked cars waiting for a chance to target the woman in her SUV. The suspect opened the driver's door, and...
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