Four D.C. males had been charged Friday with 76 federal counts for armed carjacking conspiracy.

Four D.C. males had been charged Friday with 76 federal counts for armed carjacking conspiracy.

According to the Justice Department, that accounts for “33 carjackings in Washington, D.C., and Maryland between December 2022, and June 2023.”

There was an earlier, 33-count indictment towards Cedae Hardy, 19, and Keyonte Rice, additionally 19, the place an tried carjacking resulted within the dying of a 39-year-old man who was shot and killed within the parking zone of an condo complicated within the 2600 block of Kirkwood Place in Hyattsville, Maryland.

The car used within the different alleged carjackings and murder was apparently set on hearth in January.

Additional costs embody conspiracy to commit carjacking; carjacking; tried carjacking leading to critical bodily damage; brandishing a firearm throughout and in relation to against the law of violence; conspiracy to commit arson; aiding and abetting; interstate transportation of a stolen car; and possession, sale, or receipt of a stolen car.

According to the indictment, between December 2022 and June 2023, Hardy and Rice, together with Landrell Jordan III, 19, Malik Norman, 20, and different uncharged co‑conspirators, conspired to carjack victims at gunpoint round D.C. and Maryland, to promote the carjacked autos for revenue or use them in future carjackings.

All 4 are charged with conspiracy to commit carjacking.

Hardy, aka “Peso,” is charged, alone and with numerous members of the conspiracy, in 24 of the carjacking counts.

In addition to the Jan. 4, 2023, lethal tried carjacking alleged to have been dedicated by Hardy and Rice, Hardy is additional charged with tried carjacking leading to critical bodily damage for an April 18, 2023, carjacking in Hyattsville, Maryland, wherein Hardy allegedly shot a rideshare driver a number of instances at shut vary.

Here’s the total listing of costs:

DefendantCharges
Cedae Hardy
  • Conspiracy to Commit Carjacking (1 rely)
  • Carjacking (20 counts)
  • Attempted Carjacking Resulting in Death (1 rely)
  • Attempted Carjacking Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury (1 rely)
  • Attempted Carjacking (2 counts)
  • Brandishing a Firearm During a Crime of Violence (20 counts)
  • 9 Additional Carjackings or Attempted Carjackings Charged as Overt Acts within the Conspiracy
  • Conspiracy to Commit Arson (1 rely)
Landrell Jordan III
  • Conspiracy to Commit Carjacking (1 rely)
  • Carjacking (3 counts)
  • Brandishing a Firearm During a Crime of Violence (3 counts)
  • 1 Additional Carjacking Charged as an Overt Act within the Conspiracy
Malik Norman
  • Conspiracy to Commit Carjacking (1 rely)
  • Carjacking (5 counts)
  • Brandishing a Firearm During a Crime of Violence (4 counts)
  • 1 Additional Carjackings Charged as an Overt Act within the Conspiracy
Keyonte Rice
  • Conspiracy to Commit Carjacking (1 rely)
  • Carjacking (5 counts)
  • Attempted Carjacking Resulting in Death (1 rely)
  • Brandishing a Firearm During a Crime of Violence (5 counts)
  • 4 Additional Carjackings or Attempted Carjackings Charged as Overt Acts within the Conspiracy
  • Conspiracy to Commit Arson (1 rely)

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