D.C. Second Arrest made in Carjacking

Man with gun approaching car. Stock Photo

WASHINGTON D.C. – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Carjacking Task Force announced an additional arrest has been made in an Armed Carjacking (Gun) offense that occurred on Thursday, June 17, 2021, in the 4000 block of Meade Street, Northeast.

At approximately 8:05 pm, the suspects approached the victim at the listed location. The suspects brandished handguns and demanded the victim’s vehicle keys. The suspects took property from the victim, including vehicle keys, and then fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle.

On Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 20 year-old Michael Hazel, Jr., of Northeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Armed Carjacking (Gun).

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Previously, on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, an adult male of Hyattsville, MD, was arrested and charged with Armed Carjacking (Gun).

This case remains under investigation.

Anyone who has knowledge of this offense should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent crime committed in the District of Columbia.