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the violent theft of an occupied car

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There were 416 carjackings last year in Essex County, a 44 percent increase from 2010.
Despite the positive tone on the high-level meeting as reported by UNAMID, carjackings continue across Darfur.
If you witness an auto theft or carjacking, call the police immediately.
Carlos Flores, 23, was arrested on suspicion of multiple counts of assault with a deadly weapon, carjacking and robbery, sheriff's Deputy Dave Jennings said.
He added: "There is no suggestion of it being a carjacking culture.
None of the police forces in Wales has recorded any carjackings but Mr Delaney said police were not recording the offence separately from other robberies.
One high-tech solution to carjackings is satellite tracking systems.
Carjacking is defined as armed auto theft of an occupied vehicle.
tips have led to the recovery of more than $43 million in stolen property and the arrests of nearly 3,000 suspects involved in auto theft rings, chop shops, carjackings and fraudulent car thefts, among other auto-related crimes.
Matheu was already serving 25 years to life in prison for carjacking a vehicle from a young couple in Lancaster.
tips have led to the recovery of over $42 million in stolen property and the arrests of nearly 3,000 suspects involved in auto theft rings, chop shops, carjackings and fraudulent car thefts, among other crimes.
Besides the carjackings, officials say, the gang's members have been linked to stolen-property crimes, weapons offenses, at least three drive-by shootings and a homicide in downtown Lancaster from 2002 to February 2004.
Department of Justice, there are approximately 35,000 carjackings annually.
LANCASTER - An appellate court has upheld a Lancaster teen's conviction for committing two carjackings linked to an East Los Angeles street gang that has branched into the Antelope Valley.
LANCASTER - A 17-year-old Lancaster boy described as a member of a long-established East Los Angeles street gang has been sentenced to 53 years to life in prison for committing two carjackings.