High Speeds

Police catch carjacker after wild ride down Kennedy

SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE A man has been charged with allegedly carjacking a BMW on the Far Northwest Side on Wednesday morning, driving erratically at high speeds down the Kennedy Expressway, then crashing into a parked car just west of the River North area. The entire episode, from carjacking to capture, took less than 20 minutes. Norvell Moore Jr., 28, was charged with one count of aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm and one count of aggravated fleeing of police. Norvell Moore Jr., 28, of 8000 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue, was charged with one count of aggravated vehicular hijacking with …Read more […..]

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Dallas Cops Disciplined Over Vehicle Pursuit

By Tanya Eiserer The Dallas Morning News More than a dozen Dallas police officers, including a supervisor, have been disciplined over a lengthy May 2009 high-speed chase of carjacking suspects during rush-hour traffic. Punishments range from two five-day suspensions to the recommendation that two officers be demoted and minor discipline such as written counseling. An internal investigation earlier concluded that numerous officers violated the department’s pursuit or emergency driving policies while heading to the chase, while actively involved in it, or while following it. Those violations included barreling …Read more […..]

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