November 17, 2022

Truck Recovered Quickly By JPD After Armed Carjacking; Suspects Still At Large

Morgan Howard

The City of Jackson Facebook page shared a thank you to Jackson police after their quick response to an armed carjacking.

According to The City of Jackson, Wednesday evening at 5:27 p.m., Jackson police received a call about an armed carjacking on Woodview Drive.

When officers arrived on scene 12 minutes later, they spoke to the victims and learned that two young men had been held at gunpoint and their phones and truck were stolen.

At 7:47 p.m., Jackson police received a tip via Onstar about the truck’s location.

By 9:10 p.m., the truck was located, processed, and returned to the owner.

Chief James Davis with the Jackson Police Department reached out to the victim personally.

Police are now searching for the suspects.

The City of Jackson thanked JPD saying,

“Thank you, JPD for your quick response…and thank you to the Command staff for personally reaching out. We know that crime is an ongoing issue in the city…and our officers work around the clock doing their best to keep residents safe and respond to emergencies. Each small victory is worth being celebrated…and we appreciate our men and women in blue for all that they do!!!”

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