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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Missouri

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

St. Louis Man Sentenced to 19 Years in Prison for Three Armed Carjackings

St. Louis, MO – Deandre LaJuan Jackson, 27, of St. Louis, was sentenced to 228 months in prison for carjacking and discharging a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.  He appeared in federal court today before U.S. District Judge Ronnie L. White. 

According to court documents, over a four-hour period between May 9, 2017 and May 10, 2017, Jackson committed a series of three carjackings in the greater St. Louis area during which he either discharged or brandished a firearm.  In each incident, Jackson pointed a semi-automatic pistol at the victim and demanded their vehicle and money. 

The Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated the case.  Assistant U.S. Attorney John Bird is handling the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Violent Crime
Updated June 18, 2019