Police officials in Newark are reporting that two Newark men –Mr. Ferris Justice, 20 and Mr. Jaheem Dozier, 18 - and a Newark juvenile were arrested after a city resident was carjacked at knifepoint on Sunday.
Police say upon arrival, the victim indicated that he was sitting in his vehicle around 3:20 a.m. on Vesey Street when he was approached by three suspects, with one of the suspects brandishing a knife.
At this point, the suspects began punching the victim on the face, removed currency and other personal belongings while pulling him out of his vehicle.
The suspects fled the scene in the victim's vehicle traveling southbound on McWhorter Street.
According to police, Newark Officers patrolling the area observed the carjacked vehicle and initiated a police pursuit that resulted in all three suspects being apprehended without incident and taken into custody.
The knife used in the incident was recovered.
They were charged with carjacking, receiving stolen property, conspiracy, and resisting arrest. Justice was also charged with eluding, possession of a weapon (knife), possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and endangering the welfare of a child (16-year-old juvenile).
Dozier received the same child endangerment charge as well.
These charges are merely accusations.
The suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.