Thursday, 18 July 2019 10:55
July 18, 2019 – A 25-year-old man was convicted Wednesday in the 2016 carjacking and robbery of a Frayser man who was accosted at gunpoint as he was pulling into his driveway, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Thursday, 07 April 2016 14:56
MEMPHIS – April 7, 2016 - A 20-year-old man convicted earlier this year of carjacking, kidnapping and robbing a motorist in the Hickory Hill area has been sentenced to 15 years in prison with no parole, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Thursday.
Friday, 16 October 2015 10:53
MEMPHIS – Oct. 16, 2015 - A Raleigh man accused of attacking an 81-year-old woman who was using a walker in a church parking lot has been indicted on aggravated rape, carjacking and other charges, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
Thursday, 23 July 2015 09:51
MEMPHIS – Aug. 23, 2015 - Two Memphis men have been indicted on carjacking, evading arrest and weapons charges, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Thursday, 11 June 2015 16:59
MEMPHIS – June 11, 2015 - A man charged in March with carjacking a vehicle with a sleeping 4-year-old child inside was indicted Thursday by a grand jury, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 08:19
MEMPHIS - June 2, 2014 - A man pretending to be a buyer interested in a car that was advertised on Craigslist two years ago was convicted of carjacking, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Amy Weirich.
Monday, 18 February 2013 14:54
MEMPHIS, TN - On February 14th, 2013, Rhakim Martin was convicted of carjacking and employing a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony.
Saturday, 27 August 2011 00:00
August 26th, 2011 - A jury in Shelby County Criminal Court Division Nine convicted Jackson Martin, Jr., age 46, of an attempted murder and carjacking which occurred on July 21, 2010.
Thursday, 09 June 2011 00:00
June 9, 2011 - A jury in Shelby County Criminal Court Division 3 found Troy Ector, age 21, guilty in the 2009 carjacking and kidnapping of a Memphis woman.
The crime occurred on March 10, 2009. Ector, age 18 at the time, approached the female victim as she was getting out of her car near the 5100 block of Wayfarer Circle in Southeast Memphis. Ector, armed with a handgun, ordered the woman back into her car, and drove the car to a nearby apartment complex. There Ector forced her to perform sex acts and then forced her out of the car, and drove off. On March 14th, police located the car occupied by Ector in the 9000 block of Fulton in Northeast Memphis, near Cordova. Ector was arrested and charged. Ector, just three months earlier, had been released on judicial diversion for an attempted aggravated burglary in 2008.
The jury found Ector guilty of especially aggravated kidnapping, carjacking and employing a firearm during the carjacking. Ector is scheduled for sentencing on July 12, 2011, and faces mandatory minimum sentence of 6 years imprisonment for employing a firearm during the carjacking, 15-25 years for the aggravated kidnapping and 8-12 years for the carjacking.
Assistant District Attorney Stacy McEndree and Shaun Schielke prosecuted the case.