Friday, October 1, 2010

Recent Carjacking Victims - One Dead, Other Escapes

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Tips Avoiding and Preventing a Carjacking

"...Carjacking has become a very common crime in both the United States and overseas.  The majority of carjackings are conducted for the purpose of stealing the vehicle.  Occasionally, a carjacking is conducted as a tactic to kidnap or murder someone..."

Follow this LINK to learn what to look for and how to avoid becoming a local news item. 

Related News Stories
"...Authorities continue to investigate whether Aaron Leon Jacobs, who authorities say was shot to death Tuesday by a police officer, was connected to an early Tuesday morning carjacking near Alice Drive.
An incident report outlining details about the carjacking was released Wednesday afternoon. Citing safety concerns, police redacted the incident location, the complainant, the victim's name and any other information pertaining to the victim. School officials confirmed the victim is a local teacher..."
Full story: The Item: News - Police investigate shooting, carjacking

"...Authorities arrested 38-year-old Kelvin Charles Green of Floride Street in Sumter and charged him with murder, after they found the body of 23-year-old Zavier Fernando Titus of West Hunter Street lying on Isadore Nathaniel Road.
Investigators with the Sumter County Sheriff's Department say a 26-year-old Sumter man told them he and Titus were carjacked on a dirt road off of Wedgefield Road at about 12:40 a.m. Sunday..."

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