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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 Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | September 25, 2011
Anne Arundel police said they have arrested two males, one of them a juvenile, in connection with a hit-and-run accident, a robbery and an attempted carjacking near Route 100 in Hanover on Saturday afternoon. Police said they responded to a hit-and-run accident near Arundel Mills Boulevard., near the entrance ramp of Route 100 West. Officers found that Gregory Allen Lassiter, 19, of Baltimore, was the driver and a 15-year-old from Baltimore was the passenger of a 2007 Chevrolet that had been stolen, police said.
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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | July 8, 2011
One suspect has been arrested in connection with an Odenton carjacking early Friday morning, but another is still at large, according to an Anne Arundel County Police spokesman. Two men reported they were leaving their vehicle in the 2100 block of Peaceful Way at 2:06 a.m. when they were approached by two people, said Justin Mulcahy, the spokesman. One showed the victims a handgun and demanded the keys to his car and property, Mulcahy said. The pair took the car and drove south on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.
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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 Tricia Bishop, The Baltimore Sun | May 28, 2010
Two Baltimore men were each sentenced to nearly 10 years in federal prison Thursday for armed carjacking, the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office announced. Keith Dorsey, 22, and Kenard Lawson, 19, both pleaded guilty. According to their plea agreements, Lawson and two accomplices robbed a liquor store in March on South Charles street, stealing a semi-automatic pistol and cash. Lawson later gave the gun to Dorsey, who used it in April to force a Toyota Camry driver to chauffer the two criminals to Greenmount Avenue.
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By Peter Hermann | April 4, 2012
Edward Lamptey walked out of a fast-foot restaurant in Park Heights in May of 2010 and got carjacked. But it's what happened next that sets this case apart. Prosecutors say he was forced to drive to ATMs, dragged into an alley, beaten, shot, stripped and left unconscious. Then, authorities said his assailants set his car on fire. The Baltimore State's Attorney's Office said on Wednesday that the main suspect, Terrell Scott, 21, of the 3500 block of West Garrison St., was convicted by a jury of armed car jacking, robbery with a deadly weapon, kidnapping and several other crimes.
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By Nick Madigan | nick.madigan@baltsun.com | December 11, 2009
Baltimore County police were looking for a man who they say robbed and assaulted another man and stole his car last week. Police said Thursday that Damon Antonio Partlow, 30, of East Baltimore is wanted for the attack Dec. 3 on a 31-year-old city man north of Rosedale. Three other suspects in the case also have not been arrested. Police said officers were called to Van Dyke and Whitby roads about 4:30 p.m. that day and found the victim handcuffed and bleeding from the face.
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April 15, 2011
A former Baltimore County prosecutor was convicted Friday of armed carjacking and robbery for stealing a car at knifepoint from two women outside a store in January last year, according to the State's Attorney's Office. Isaiah Dixon, 55, was ordered to the Baltimore County Detention Center and is scheduled to be sentenced June 1. Dixon had worked as an assistant state's attorney for nearly eight years, until July 1997, and was in private practice until he was disbarred in 2010 after a history of drug problems and his arrest in the carjacking.
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By Tricia Bishop, The Baltimore Sun | October 27, 2010
Baltimore Circuit Court Chief Judge John N. Prevas sentenced Antoine Epps, 21, on Monday to 50 years in prison for the armed carjacking and severe beating of a 32-year-old man, who was forced into his own trunk, stripped naked and pistol whipped, according to court records. It was one of Prevas' last acts on the bench, occurring hours before a fatal heart attack. The victim was giving Epps and another man a ride when they turned on him, according to the Baltimore State's Attorney's Office.
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September 16, 1992
The Howard County Police Department will offer two crime prevention seminars in response to recent carjackings.The seminars will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 and 14 at the Forest Ridge Elementary School, located at 9550 Gorman Road in Savage.The seminars will address personal safety issues and describe methods by which residents can prevent carjacking.For information on the safety seminars, call the Police Crime Prevention section at 313-2230.
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