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Police: Brief crime spree ends in Virginia crash, injuring five children

A woman and five children were seriously injured when a stolen pickup truck crashed into a minivan during a police chase in Herndon, Va., on Wednesday evening.

Police say all six remain in the hospital, as does the pickup driver, who faces felony charges.

One 12-year-old child was thrown out of the car in the crash and had to be flown to a hospital. That victim was in critical condition. The others have injuries that are not life-threatening.

The crash was the climax of incidents that started with a carjacking reported in Hyattsville, Md., about 6 p.m. Wednesday.

About 7:45 p.m., according to police, Brendan Stefon Vinson, 28, knocked on the door of a home on Autumn Circle in Centreville. He hit the young child who answered the door, police said, and fled in the stolen vehicle to a nearby shopping center.

Police said Vinson then crashed into a pickup, assaulted the driver and

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/five-children-among-those-injured-during-police-chase-in-virginia/2017/12/28/cdf52500-ebf6-11e7-9f92-10a2203f6c8d_story.html

Police: Brief crime spree ends in Virginia crash, injuring five children …

A woman and five children were seriously injured when a stolen pickup truck crashed into a minivan during a police chase in Herndon, Va., on Wednesday evening.

Police say all six remain in the hospital, as does the pickup driver, who faces felony charges.

One 12-year-old child was thrown out of the car in the crash and had to be flown to a hospital. That victim was in critical condition. The others have injuries that are not life-threatening.

The crash was the climax of incidents that started with a carjacking reported in Hyattsville, Md., about 6 p.m. Wednesday.

About 7:45 p.m., according to police, Brendan Stefon Vinson, 28, knocked on the door of a home on Autumn Circle in Centreville. He hit the young child who answered the door, police said, and fled in the stolen vehicle to a nearby shopping center.

Police said Vinson then crashed into a pickup, assaulted the driver and

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/five-children-among-those-injured-during-police-chase-in-virginia/2017/12/28/cdf52500-ebf6-11e7-9f92-10a2203f6c8d_story.html

Car Thief Called ‘One-Man Crime Spree’ For Crash That Paralyzed Girl

BRIGHTON, Colo. (CBS4) – A man responsible for a crash that paralyzed a young girl received harsh words from a prosecutor and a 64-year sentence from a judge Friday.

“He is a one-man crime spree,” Chief Deputy District Attorney Patrick Costigan told the court during a sentencing hearing.

david alva man gets 64 years in crash from adams da Car Thief Called One Man Crime Spree For Crash That Paralyzed Girl

David Alva (credit: Adams County District Attorney’s Office)

Costigan argued for the maximum sentence for David Jesse James Alva, who in October was convicted of assault and DUI charges following a February crash that seriously injured Sandra Acuna-Mendoza and crippled her then 7-year-old daughter, Jamile Hernandez.

“Mr. Alva is a public safety hazard,” Costigan said. “He cost this beautiful young girl her legs and

Read more at: http://denver.cbslocal.com/2017/12/02/thief-crash-paralyzed-jamile/

Crime spree suspect arrested after 100 mph chase, crash

WATSON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) –-  A man wanted for a long list of felony crimes is in custody after a police chase ended in a crash in Allegan County, authorities say.

It happened around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday on M-222/116th Avenue just west of 24th Street in Watson Township, east of Allegan.

Authorities say the driver, a 26-year-old man from Jackson County, was wanted for assault, unlawful imprisonment, carjacking and a gun crime. The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office says officers spotted the suspect in Comstock Township, where he committed three home invasions on Savannah Avenue and stole a vehicle.

A short time later, the man gained access to a home on 44th Street in Ross Township and took another vehicle, leaving the first stolen vehicle in the driveway, deputies said. He then committed a fifth home invasion on East Gull Lake Drive, according to the sheriff’s office.

An officer with Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources

Read more at: http://woodtv.com/2017/10/31/two-county-chase-ends-in-crash-near-allegan-1-arrested/

Crime spree suspect arrested after 100 mph chase, crash …

WATSON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) –-  A man wanted for a long list of felony crimes is in custody after a police chase ended in a crash in Allegan County, authorities say.

It happened around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday on M-222/116th Avenue just west of 24th Street in Watson Township, east of Allegan.

Authorities say the driver, a 26-year-old man from Jackson County, was wanted for assault, unlawful imprisonment, carjacking and a gun crime. The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office says officers spotted the suspect in Comstock Township, where he committed three home invasions on Savannah Avenue and stole a vehicle.

A short time later, the man gained access to a home on 44th Street in Ross Township and took another vehicle, leaving the first stolen vehicle in the driveway, deputies said. He then committed a fifth home invasion on East Gull Lake Drive, according to the sheriff’s office.

An officer with Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources

Read more at: http://woodtv.com/2017/10/31/two-county-chase-ends-in-crash-near-allegan-1-arrested/

5 teens arrested in crime spree that ended in crash

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Five teenage suspects have been charged in connection with a stolen car that was used in a crime spree on Saturday, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

CMPD says a Ford Escape was stolen early Saturday morning on Fairvista Drive. According to police, seven other cars were also broken into in the same neighborhood around the same time. 

Around 8:00 a.m. an armed male robbed a Rite Aid, located at 3716 W. T. Harris Boulevard. The suspect fled the scene in the Ford Escape that had been stolen from Fairvista Drive. Police believe that two other suspects were inside the car.

At 12:39 p.m. officers were notified of a license plate reader hit on the stolen Ford Escape, and attempted to make a traffic stop. The SUV ran the red light at East Sugar Creek Road and

Read more at: http://www.wcnc.com/news/crime/5-teens-arrested-in-crime-spree-that-ended-in-crash/483539273

Crime spree by 5 teenagers ends in fiery crash of stolen car, police say

Five teenagers have been arrested after a Saturday morning crime spree ended with police pulling one suspect from a flaming car, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

Police said the teens stole the white Ford Escape from the driveway of a home on Fairvista Drive, which is off Highland Creek Parkway in north Charlotte, between 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. Saturday.

People on five other streets in the Highland Creek neighborhood reported car break-ins during the same time frame.

Then, at 8:09 a.m., a male suspect with a gun robbed a Rite Aid on West W.T. Harris Boulevard. Police said the two employees inside the store at the time were not hurt. The suspect with the gun fled in the Ford Escape, and police believe other people were inside the car at that time.

Four and a half hours later, the Ford Escape was spotted near the intersection of The Plaza and Matheson Avenue. CMPD Officer

Read more at: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/crime/article179002761.html