August 17, 2022

Jackson Man Sentenced to 12 Years for Carjacking

Morgan Howard

A Jackson man was sentenced to 12 years for a carjacking that happened in 2019 near Northside Drive.

According to court documents, on August 9, 2019, 23-year-old Xavier Keshun Caldwell of Jackson, used a gun to forcefully take a car from a victim near Northside Drive and Bailey Avenue in Jackson.

Caldwell entered a plea of guilty to carjacking on April 28, 2022.  As stated in court, Caldwell admitted to using a gun to forcefully take the victim’s car.

U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate sentenced Caldwell to a prison term of 92 months to run consecutively to a 7 year sentence received in Madison County Circuit Court on February 19, 2020, for auto burglary. Judge Wingate also fined Caldwell $1500 and sentenced him to a term of 36 months supervised release following release from prison.

The case was investigated by the Jackson Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.

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