Police arrested a Baltimore man shortly after he allegedly used a handgun to steal a vehicle outside the Sears department store at White Marsh Mall last week.
Darien Marquis Hebron, 19, of the 2600 block of Loyola Southway, was charged with armed carjacking, as well as several traffic violations and other charges, a police report shows.
Shortly after 10 p.m. on Dec. 21, in the 8200 block of Perry Hall Boulevard, a man carrying a handgun approached the driver of a 2000 silver Cadillac Deville and forced him out of the car, according to the police report.
Police immediately responded, chased and stopped the car near Kenwood Avenue and the Interstate 95 overpass. Police arrested and identified the alleged carjacker as Hebron. No serious injuries were reported, the police report shows.
He was charged with armed carjacking, carjacking, armed robbery, robbery, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, unauthorized removal of property, theft between $1,000 and $10,000, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, the use of a firearm in a violent crime, handgun on person, handgun in vehicle, speeding, driving without a license, failure to drive right of center, turning off vehicle lights to avoid identification, failure to stop for police, failure to stop after being involved in an accident, negligent driving and reckless driving, online court records show.
A booking photo of Hebron was not immediately available Thursday afternoon, as the investigation into the incident is ongoing, according to Cpl. Cathleen Batton, a Baltimore County police spokeswoman.
Hebron remained at the Baltimore County Detention Center as of Thursday, Batton said.