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One dead, several hurt Saturday after violent Cleveland carjacking …

CLEVELAND – One man is dead, several people are hurt and a suspect is behind bars after a violent morning crime spree. It included a murder in the lobby of a senior citizen apartment complex and continued with more than a half-dozen carjackings and gunfire from Cleveland’s east side to the west side suburbs.

Police have arrested 27-year-old William Ted Jones for the crimes.

It began just before 9:00 a.m. Saturday, when gunfire erupted in the lobby of the Euclid Beach Villa Apartments on East 156th Street. Police found 21-year-old Jared Plesec shot in the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

“He’s my son’s best friend, they grew up since fourth grade,” said James Spigner, whose mother lives in the complex.

“I was sitting there watching TV, I heard the three gunshots,” said complex resident Chris Lincoln.

A man, who did not want to be identified, said he saw Jones and victim talking

Read more at: http://fox8.com/2017/12/02/one-dead-several-hurt-saturday-after-violent-cleveland-carjacking-crime-spree/

One dead, several hurt Saturday after violent Cleveland carjacking crime spree

CLEVELAND – One man is dead, several people are hurt and a suspect is behind bars after a violent morning crime spree. It included a murder in the lobby of a senior citizen apartment complex and continued with more than a half-dozen carjackings and gunfire from Cleveland’s east side to the west side suburbs.

Police have arrested 27-year-old William Ted Jones for the crimes.

It began just before 9:00 a.m. Saturday, when gunfire erupted in the lobby of the Euclid Beach Villa Apartments on East 156th Street. Police found 21-year-old Jared Plesec shot in the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

“He’s my son’s best friend, they grew up since fourth grade,” said James Spigner, whose mother lives in the complex.

“I was sitting there watching TV, I heard the three gunshots,” said complex resident Chris Lincoln.

A man, who did not want to be identified, said he saw Jones and victim talking

Read more at: http://fox8.com/2017/12/02/one-dead-several-hurt-saturday-after-violent-cleveland-carjacking-crime-spree/

Brothers charged in violent crime spree that left north Ajax community ‘living in fear’

A pair of brothers are facing a total of 66 charges in connection with what police are calling a violent “crime spree” where numerous people were ambushed, robbed and carjacked in north Ajax.

Since Oct. 12, Durham Regional Police say they’ve received seven reports from drivers who claim they were ambushed by two suspects and either forced out of their vehicle or instructed to drive to a bank and hand over their own money at gunpoint.

In one case, a 17-year-old girl told police she was ambushed outside her home near Westney and Rossland roads by two armed suspects who forced her to drive them to a bank machine where they withdrew money using her bank card.

In another, a man was attacked while getting into his car outside his home also near Rossland Road. When he refused to comply with the assailants demands, police say he was struck with a hand gun

Read more at: http://toronto.ctvnews.ca/brothers-charged-in-violent-crime-spree-that-left-north-ajax-community-living-in-fear-1.3702910

Brothers charged in violent crime spree that left north Ajax …

A pair of brothers are facing a total of 66 charges in connection with what police are calling a violent “crime spree” where numerous people were ambushed, robbed and carjacked in north Ajax.

Since Oct. 12, Durham Regional Police say they’ve received seven reports from drivers who claim they were ambushed by two suspects and either forced out of their vehicle or instructed to drive to a bank and hand over their own money at gunpoint.

In one case, a 17-year-old girl told police she was ambushed outside her home near Westney and Rossland roads by two armed suspects who forced her to drive them to a bank machine where they withdrew money using her bank card.

In another, a man was attacked while getting into his car outside his home also near Rossland Road. When he refused to comply with the assailants demands, police say he was struck with a hand gun

Read more at: http://toronto.ctvnews.ca/brothers-charged-in-violent-crime-spree-that-left-north-ajax-community-living-in-fear-1.3702910

11-year-old getaway driver busted with 10 teens in violent crime spree

A group of 11 juveniles, including a suspected 11-year-old getaway driver, were arrested after three high-speed pursuits stemming from a series of violent robberies, carjackings and burglaries in California, police said.

San Jose police announced Wednesday that the male and female suspects — ranging in age from 11 to 17 years old — were booked into Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall on charges of armed robbery, carjacking, possession of a stolen vehicle, reckless driving and resisting arrest.

The suspects are accused of committing more than a dozen robberies, carjackings and burglaries, including some at gunpoint, over the weekend in San Jose. The alleged spree started at 11 p.m. Friday, when a woman was carjacked, and continued for the next six hours, the Mercury News reports.

At least 15 victims have been identified, according to the newspaper, and investigators believe there may be others who have yet to

Read more at: https://nypost.com/2017/11/30/11-year-old-getaway-driver-busted-with-10-teens-in-violent-crime-spree/

11-year-old getaway driver busted with 10 teens in violent crime …

A group of 11 juveniles, including a suspected 11-year-old getaway driver, were arrested after three high-speed pursuits stemming from a series of violent robberies, carjackings and burglaries in California, police said.

San Jose police announced Wednesday that the male and female suspects — ranging in age from 11 to 17 years old — were booked into Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall on charges of armed robbery, carjacking, possession of a stolen vehicle, reckless driving and resisting arrest.

The suspects are accused of committing more than a dozen robberies, carjackings and burglaries, including some at gunpoint, over the weekend in San Jose. The alleged spree started at 11 p.m. Friday, when a woman was carjacked, and continued for the next six hours, the Mercury News reports.

At least 15 victims have been identified, according to the newspaper, and investigators believe there may be others who have yet to

Read more at: https://nypost.com/2017/11/30/11-year-old-getaway-driver-busted-with-10-teens-in-violent-crime-spree/

Asst. police chief’s home among damaged properties in violent crime spree

by: Matt Johnson
Updated: Nov 26, 2017 – 11:41 PM

NEWTON COUNTY,

Read more at: http://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/violent-crime-spree-including-asst-police-chiefs-home-leaves-neighbors-on-edge/654227449

Man sentenced for ‘violent’ robberies of metro Atlanta Walmarts

Deanthony Foster, 28, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit armed robbery, armed robbery and use of a firearm during a crime of violence on Aug. 11, 2016. The charges were connected to seven armed robberies of six Walmart stores and one Citgo station in Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett counties.

Read more at: http://www.ajc.com/news/local/man-sentenced-for-violent-robberies-metro-atlanta-walmarts/sm1QkAPKhQOEUItywq4DmK/

Man sentenced for ‘violent crime spree’ over 4 metro Atlanta counties

Deanthony Foster, 28, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit armed robbery, armed robbery and use of a firearm during a crime of violence on Aug. 11, 2016. The charges were connected to seven armed robberies of six Walmart stores and one Citgo station in Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett counties.

Read more at: http://www.ajc.com/news/local/man-sentenced-for-violent-robberies-metro-atlanta-walmarts/sm1QkAPKhQOEUItywq4DmK/