Carjacking

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A class B felony (US) defined as the intentional or knowing taking of a motor vehicle from the possession of another by use of (1) a deadly weapon; or (2) force or intimidation
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A nationwide survey of more than 300 people conducted by Impulse Research of Los Angeles concludes that families feel that home invasion, child abduction, car jacking and stalking represent considerable threats.
The policy provides peace of mind to New Jersey policyholders at a time when some violent crimes, such as car jackings, are on the rise in the state," Spicer said.
The number of reported car jackings rose to 420 incidents in 2000, an 11 percent increase over the 1999 figure.
A recent nationwide survey of more than 300 people conducted by Impulse Research of Los Angeles concludes that families feel that home invasion, child abduction, car jacking and stalking represent considerable threats.
Using detectives and former cops to help dramatize various crime cases, Court TV's Safety Challenge 2001 will examine a variety of different crime scenarios such as a mugging, a car jacking and an I.
She gets her revenge when two people she loves are killed in a car jacking.
Three robbers were jailed for a total of 11 years last week after carrying out a spate of car jackings in Birmingham.