Metro Transit Police today announced the arrest of Darius Andre JENNINGS, 20, in connection with a December 7 carjacking at New Carrollton Metrorail Station.
At approximately 5:30 a.m. Sunday, December 7, an adult male suspect approached a vehicle on the first level of the New Carrollton parking garage as the adult female victim was unloading her child from the back seat. The suspect displayed a handgun, directed the victim to leave her purse and exit with her child. He then stole the vehicle, a tan Toyota Rav 4 bearing Maryland tag 25907M1.
JENNINGS surrendered to police this morning, one week after Metro Transit Police obtained an arrest warrant and publicly named him as their suspect.
JENNINGS is currently being held in Washington, DC. He expected to face the following charges in Prince George’s County in connection with the December 7 incident:
- Armed carjacking
- Armed robbery
- First-degree assault