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By Andrea F. Siegel | andrea.siegel@baltsun.com | November 13, 2009
A woman told Anne Arundel County police that a man tried to carjack her Thursday afternoon as she was getting out of her car in the Walmart parking lot in Laurel. About 1:20 p.m. in the 3500 block of Russett Green, a man came over to the woman's car, grabbed her around her neck and tried to take her keys, police said. She screamed and the man ran away, according to police. The woman suffered minor injuries, police said.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | August 7, 2014
A group of youths attacked a school bus driver and briefly took the vehicle for a joyride Thursday afternoon in West Baltimore, police confirmed. Three teenagers were taken into custody, and the driver suffered minor injuries, police said. At about 2:35 p.m., police said the bus was parked in the 700 block of W. Lexington St. when a group of youths got onto the bus and assaulted the driver. The driver was the only person on the bus at the time, police said. The driver got off the bus, and the youths drove the bus around the block, returning to the 700 block of W. Lexington St., police said.
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By Tricia Bishop | May 23, 2012
A 24-year-old Baltimore man was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Wednesday for a Christmas-Day carjacking, the Maryland U.S. attorney's office announced. Tyrone Royster and an accomplice were on the 3300 block of West Coldspring Lane on Dec. 25, 2010, when a man pulled over to give them a ride, according to court documents. One of them pressed something against the driver's neck and demanded money. When the victim tried to take off his jacket to access his cash, Royster told the conspirator to shoot.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | August 1, 2014
A 19-year-old man was charged with attempted first-degree murder this week after police say he attempted to shoot a man in a carjacking in Baltimore. Police said on June 28, a suspect opened the side door of a van that had turned on to the 3600 block of Dolfield Ave. in Northwest Baltimore's Dolfield neighborhood and pointed a gun at the driver. The gun, however, became stuck in the van's door and the suspect was unable to fire, police said. The driver of the van ran away and the suspect, whom police identified as Darnell Gwynn, of Gwynn Oak, drove the van several blocks before firing at a group of people in the 3600 block of Fernhill Ave., police said.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | July 20, 2012
A 33-year-old man thwarted a carjacking Thursday in Glen Burnie, but remains hospitalized with serious injuries incurred during a beating, Anne Arundel County police said. The victim left a restaurant in the 800 block of Aquahart Road, near Ritchie Highway at about 11:30 p.m. He engaged the remote start as he approached his vehicle, a Chevrolet Avalanche. He was hit from behind, knocked to the ground and beaten and kicked by five men, police said. One suspect entered the car, but the victim was able to drag him out and get into the car himself.
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By Michael Lofthus, The Baltimore Sun | May 3, 2013
Two men were arrested in Crofton on Friday in connection to at least one carjacking incident in the area. An officer on patrol in Crofton noticed two vehicles he suspected were involved in stealing motorcycles, so he continued to monitor their movements. According to police, Clinton resident Kevin M. Wilkins, 25, got out of the white minivan he was driving on Forksbridge Court in Gambrills and fled from the scene on foot. Darrel Lamont King, Jr., 29, of Cheverly, who was in a separate vehicle, was immediately detained, while Wilkins turned himself in as police were canvassing the area.
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September 29, 2011
A Crofton man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for beating and carjacking a woman outside a mall. Forty-one-year-old Andre Ennis was sentenced Tuesday in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. He had entered an Alford plea. According to The Capital of Annapolis, Ennis beat a 61-year-old woman and stole her car outside Marley Station Mall on March 2. Police found the woman's car the next day in Baltimore, and used fingerprints and DNA found in the vehicle to identify Ennis as a suspect.
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By Liz F. Kay | liz.kay@baltsun.com and Baltimore Sun reporter | February 26, 2010
A man was shot during an attempted carjacking in North Baltimore early Friday morning, according to Baltimore Police. Based on preliminary reports, a 23-year-old driving in the 4500 block of Northwood Drive in the New Northwood neighborhood at 2:36 a.m. was shot in the lower abdomen, said city police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. The victim was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital in critical condition, police said. No further information was available.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | August 27, 2013
A Pennsylvania man was charged with the armed carjacking of a taxi driver in Ocean City Saturday, police said. Police said Ian Edward Keim, 36, of Neville, Penn., got into a taxi at 49th Street in the beach destination at around 6:15 p.m. He then grabbed the taxi driver by the throat and threatened him with a knife, police said. The taxi driver, who was not identified, stopped the taxi at 91st Street and got out while Keim climbed into the driver's seat and drove away, police said.
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By Baltimore Sun staff | November 26, 2010
Baltimore County police were investigating an assault and carjacking that took place just before 11 p.m. Wednesday evening in Perry Hall. According to police, the suspect — described as a white man in his early 20s, standing 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing about 170 pounds — began to assault the victim, a pizza delivery man, outside his place of employment in the 4100 block of E. Joppa Road. The suspect punched the victim to the ground and took the delivery man's car keys and cell phone, police said, before fleeing in the victim's car — a 2007, two-door, black Honda Accord.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | July 28, 2014
A California man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to his role in the 2009 killing of a friend's spouse on the Eastern Shore. Dellando Recardo Campbell, 31, of Lemoore, Calif., admitted helping Ryan Holness, 33, luring Holness' 26-year-old wife, Serika Dunkley Holness, from New York to Maryland in order to kill her, staging the crime as a fatal carjacking. He pleaded guilty to the charge of interstate domestic violence resulting in the death of a spouse. If the deal is accepted by a U.S. District Court judge, Campbell could receive up to 30 years in jail.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | March 15, 2014
Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies are looking for two men in connection with an reported armed carjacking that occurred early Saturday morning in the vicinity of the MARC train station in Edgewood. Deputies were called to the station off Edgewood Road near the entrance to Aberdeen Proving Ground around 1 a.m., where a 41-year-old Baltimore man reported he had just been carjacked, Sheriff's Office spokesman Edward Hopkins said. According to the preliminary report filed on the incident, Hopkins said, the victim told deputies a friend had wanted to be dropped off at the station to meet of girlfriend.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | February 22, 2014
A 29-year-old Columbia man was arrested in an assault and carjacking incident that occurred at the Arundel Mills Mall late Friday night, according to Anne Arundel County Police. Isaiah Perry, of the 5600 block of High Tor Hill, has been charged with second-degree assault, robbery, carjacking and motor vehicle theft, police said. Perry could not be reached for comment, and did not have an attorney listed in online court records. Police were called to the 7000 block of Arundel Mills Circle, near Medieval Times and Best Buy, about 10 p.m. for a report of a carjacking, police said.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | January 22, 2014
Baltimore police released a photo on Wednesday of a person of interest in a brutal beating, robbery and carjacking in Canton last week. The victim, Jonathan Fogg, 30, is recovering from skull fractures, gashes on his head, missing and damaged teeth and broken fingers after being hit in the head with a brick while being robbed near his car in the 3400 block of Foster Ave. on Jan. 14. Fogg is a Baltimore Sun editor. Fogg was approached on his way home from work by a man on a bicycle, who knocked him down, hit him with a brick and stole his bag and car after he offered him his wallet.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2014
A 30-year-old man was severely injured when he was robbed, beaten and carjacked on the street in Canton in the early hours of Tuesday morning, according to a police report. The victim parked his car after midnight in the 3400 block of Foster Ave. After walking home, he doubled back to get his cell phone, which he had left in his car, he told police later. About half a block west of his car he was approached by a man he'd seen riding an orange bike, who asked him for a cigarette, according to the report.
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By Timothy B. Wheeler and Erin Cox, The Baltimore Sun | January 11, 2014
More than 200 guns were sold to people legally barred from owning them as a surge in firearms sales last year overwhelmed Maryland's background check system, according to state police. One gun was sold to a man later accused of using it in a carjacking in Prince George's County, police acknowledged in response to queries from The Baltimore Sun. The sales occurred last year as part of a flurry before Maryland's tough new gun law - enacted following the school massacre in Newtown, Conn.
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By Erika Butler and Carrie Wells, Baltimore Sun Media Group | October 16, 2013
A man with a handgun confronted Cal Ripken Jr. 's mother outside a bank in Aberdeen on Tuesday afternoon and told her he wanted to steal her car, according to police. Vi Ripken was able to scare off the man, who was later apprehended by Aberdeen police, by activating the panic alarm on her key fob. She was uninjured, and the man ran away without taking anything, said Lt. Fred Budnick, an Aberdeen police spokesman. She was approached outside the NBRS branch in the 200 block of W. Bel Air Ave. about 3 p.m., Budnick said.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | August 27, 2013
A Pennsylvania man was charged with the armed carjacking of a taxi driver in Ocean City Saturday, police said. Police said Ian Edward Keim, 36, of Neville, Penn., got into a taxi at 49th Street in the beach destination at around 6:15 p.m. He then grabbed the taxi driver by the throat and threatened him with a knife, police said. The taxi driver, who was not identified, stopped the taxi at 91st Street and got out while Keim climbed into the driver's seat and drove away, police said.
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