Examples of carjacking in a Sentence
The police are investigating another carjacking.
Recent Examples of carjacking from the Web
The alleged carjacking victim, and the officers involved in the shooting, were white.
Gant was arrested on armed carjacking and occupied burglary charges.
Initial reports were that the incident may have been the result of a carjacking attempt, but investigators do not believe that is the case, Byron said.
The robbery, which was reported about 5:25 a.m. on Halloween, was one of five attempted or completed robberies or carjackings reported overnight in New Orleans, a preliminary NOPD report states.
Milwaukee police Tuesday were seeking a tow truck driver who fled a traffic stop and led police on a chase that ended in a multi-vehicle crash and carjacking.
According to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court, three of the carjackings occurred last week in the vicinity of the MGM Grand Casino northeast of downtown, triggering an investigation by the Michigan State Police.
The warning notes that murder, kidnapping, carjacking and robbery have been on the rise as rival gangs battle over territory.
Three Polk County deputies remain on paid administrative leave Monday amid an investigation into the fatal shooting in Grand Ronde of a 17-year-old boy authorities say was involved in an armed carjacking and police chase before being killed.
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Origin and Etymology of carjacking
First Known Use: 1991See Words from the same year
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