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  • Suspect Arrested in Carjacking Incident

    December 13, 2013 8:26 AM

    On December 11, 2013, at approximately 9:00 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 100 block of Amy Street regarding a stolen vehicle. The two female victims told officers they were in the 1200 block of the NW Evangeline Thruway, when a white male suspect offered them money to give him... more »
  • Dog taken during carjacking recovered

    November 12, 2012 8:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An 11-year-old dog that had been missing since a carjacker drove away with him on Oct. 30 has been reunited with its owner. The Humane Society of Louisiana says the Chihuahua-Jack Russell terrier mix was in a sport utility vehicle taken from a woman in uptown... more »
  • Carjacking suspect fatally shot by deputies

    January 10, 2012 9:59 AM

    JEFFERSON, La. (AP) - A Jefferson Parish carjacking and police chase ended with the suspect fatally shot by deputies. Shortly before midnight Monday, Col. John Fortunato says a Metairie man told authorities that he was carjacked on Causeway Boulevard. Fortunato says the stolen Jeep Cherokee was spotted a short time... more »
  • 2 teenagers accused of Slidell carjacking

    July 12, 2011 5:52 AM

    SLIDELL, La. (AP) - Two 16-year-old boys are in custody following a carjacking in Slidell and a chase on Interstate 10. The St. Tammany Parish sheriff says an apartment resident reported being carjacked at gunpoint late Sunday. When police tried to pull the car over, a chase ensued at speeds... more »
  • Court: Sentence For Carjacking Not Excessive

    April 28, 2011 7:22 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The state 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal has ruled that a 57-year prison sentence given to a Hurricane Katrina evacuee who carjacked a woman and her mother in Alexandria was not excessive. In 2009, Felton Hurst Jr. punched a woman and knocked her mother down while... more »
  • N.O. man charged in deadly carjacking

    August 2, 2010 8:42 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans man has been indicted on federal murder and carjacking charges in the fatal shootings of three people in 2007. A 10-count indictment unsealed Monday charges 25-year-old Steven Earl Hardrick with gunning down Brett Jacobs, David Alford and Howard Lee Pickens after a carjacking... more »
  • Eunice Carjacking

    June 9, 2010 6:17 PM

    A Basile man is without his car today, but is thankful for what he does have. Daryl Francois was carjacked around 12:30 Wednesday morning at Tropical Car Wash in Eunice. The suspect threatened him with a knife and demanded his car. "As soon as he walked up and I... more »
  • N.O. Man Gets 58 Years in Alexandria Carjacking

    May 13, 2010 9:37 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A 29-year-old New Orleans man has been sentenced in Alexandria to a total of 58 years in prison for aggravated battery, robbery, carjacking, purse snatching and other charges arising from an incident last June. The Town Talk newspaper in Alexandria reports Thursday that Felton Hurst, who... more »
  • Woman Killed in Car Jacking

    May 11, 2010 10:01 AM

    COVINGTON, La. - A 28-year-old man has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for his role in the killing of a Mandeville woman during an aborted carjacking. Jason Gainey pleaded guilty earlier to armed robbery. Authorities allege that he and Dominic Robinson followed Samantha Jaume and her four children... more »

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