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FACT SHEET: Year-to-Year Carjacking Trends for the Month of June

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Columbia

            In June of 2023, the District of Columbia experienced 140 carjackings in that month alone. In June of this year (2024), the number of carjackings in the District is 31. That is over 100 fewer carjackings—or a 78% decrease—in June alone compared to last year.

Notable facts from the representative prosecutions below:

  • Four D.C. men charged with allegedly carjacking 33 vehicles in the District of Columbia and Maryland during a six-month period, including one case which resulted in a death. Read more.
  • 11 juveniles charged as adults under Title 16 for various armed robberies and carjackings.
  • Combined local and federal law enforcement approach.
  • More than 60 years of total prison time for carjackers.
  • Multiple armed carjacking sprees crossing state lines into Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia interrupted and thwarted.


Superior Court Indictments

  • Four District Men Indicted on 76 Federal Counts for Armed Carjacking Conspiracy. Read more. Read more.
  • Two District Men Indicted for the February Kidnapping and Robbery of a Virginia Man.  Read more.
  • Carjacking and Robbery Charges Filed Against Three Men in D.C. Read more.
  • Federal Grand Jury Indicts Two D.C. Residents with Kidnapping and Carjacking Charges. Read more.
  • District Man Indicted on Armed Carjacking and Other Charges in String of Armed Robberies at Convenience Stores and Gas Stations. Read more.
  • D.C. Man Indicted in a Six Count Federal Indictment After Deadly Carjacking Spree. Read more.

Title 16 Charges (Youth Charges as an Adult)


  • District Teen Indicted on Multiple Armed Carjacking, Armed Robbery and Related Charges from August 2023 Crime Spree. Read more.
  • Three Juveniles Charged as Adults with Armed Carjacking, Armed Robbery, and Related Charges. Read more.
  • Teen Indicted on Armed Carjacking and Other Violent Crimes Arising from a Crime Spree in August 2023. Read more.
  • Grand Jury Indicts District Teen for Armed Carjacking and Other Offenses. Read more.
  • Separate Indictments Charge Multiple Defendants in Armed Carjacking Conspiracies. Read more.
  • Seven Teens Indicted for Conspiracy and Three Armed Carjackings. Read more.


Significant Sentences


  • Carjacker Sent to Prison for 10 Years. Read more.
  • District Man Sentenced to Sixteen Years in Prison for Armed Carjacking at Gas Station. Read more.
  • District Man Sentenced to 96 Months in Prison for Carjacking and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. Read more.
  • District Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Two Carjackings. Read more.

Significant Plea & Trail Convictions  

  • District Man Pleads Guilty to Carjacking in Northeast. Read more.
  • District Man Pleads Guilty in Armed Carjacking Spree. Read more.
  • District Man Convicted of Offenses Arising from Violent Armed Carjacking and Shooting. Read more. Read more.
  • Jury Finds Maryland Man Guilty of Armed Carjacking of Delivery Driver. Read more.
  • District Man Found Guilty of Armed Carjacking of Handyman’s Car, Which He Crashed During a Police Chase. Read more.


Updated July 8, 2024

Office and Personnel Updates
Violent Crime
Press Release Number: 24-564