Baltimore police make arrests in recent robberies and carjackings

Baltimore police arrested several people believed to be involved in robberies.

Baltimore police announced arrests in several armed robberies and carjackings from across the city on Wednesday.

In one case, 17-year-old Kendrick Jones was charged as an adult with armed robbery and other charges in connection with an armed carjacking in the 3900 block of Grantley Ave. Tuesday night. Three suspects pulled up in a car beside the victim, threatened to shoot him, then two of them took the car, police said. The stolen vehicle was spotted later in southwest Baltimore and the two suspects were arrested. The second suspect is 15 and was charged as a juvenile.

No lawyer was listed for Jones in court records.

Another man suspected of robbing the Ace Hardware store in Waverly in late December and on Monday was also arrested and charged with armed robbery and theft, according to police. Jawuan Jackson, 24, had no court record available online Wednesday.

Three people were also charged in connection with robberies of the Rite Aid on Falls Road in Hampden and the Giant in Hoe's Heights on Tuesday. Darian Allen, 27, Nathan Edwin Thomas, 28, and Bryan Beasley, 26, were charged with armed robbery and other charges. Police believed they used a replica gun. They did not have lawyers listed in court records.

The tag on the car used in the robberies was reported to police, who later stopped the car with the occupants in it, as well as property taken in the robberies.

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