In the Post-Soviet East, you never want to bring a gun to a fistfight.
Carjacking is a problem in South Africa, so much so that you used to be able to get a BMW with flamethrowers attached just to prevent it. And if you had no idea how scary a South African carjacking can be, just watch this Mercedes driver have a gun pointed at his face.
Carjacking isn't exactly a science. Attack a driver, get them out of the car, drive away. See? I've never done it, and I'm basically an expert. Oh, there's one other thing: Make sure you can drive the car you're stealing. That's key.
If you're a carjacker and you have a gun, you should have no issues getting yourself multiple free cars.
"This is a carjacking," one of them said, reaching for his waistband. These two gang members did not know they were speaking to a San Diego police detective in an unmarked car. Oops.
Although we know you didn't need another reason to continue seeking out the dwindling supply of cars with manual transmissions, we're giving you one anyways. A Florida man and woman still have their car because a pair of carjackers didn't know how to drive a stick.
Tampa's carjackers probably eye the local Sonic drive-ins with the same hungry eyes that tigers lay on old wildebeests lagging around an oasis. But this carjacker was lucky to escape with a cherry-limeade flavored boot to the head.
Four men carjacked a 22-year-old student athlete from Belhaven University with the intention of raping her Wednesday night. None of them could operate a manual transmission so they made her drive. She intentionally crashed her car, probably saving her life.
Artūro and Andriaus Kosovo are not your average car thieves. Until apprehended, the Lithuanian brothers pulled off their heists in a 4.8-liter turbocharged Audi with bulletproof doors and tires.
An Alabama woman on Friday received an anniversary gift — a brand-new 2011 red Chevrolet Camaro. On Monday, Christina Bellah allegedly jumped into the driver's seat, sped away and totaled it within a few minutes.
Despite all the rosy imagery associated with a post-apartheid South Africa, things are still rough down there as this maybe real/maybe fake video shows.
This is Sylvina Beagley. She made headlines today after stealing two cars while naked and leading cops on one of the wildest police chases ever. She's also a devout Mormon, a PTA president, and thinks bipolar disorder is bunk.
A naked woman in Utah stole a car, crashed it, and hid in a bush before stealing a police car. And that's not even the whole story.
28-year-old Deserie Guzman is probably the worst person in the world. She's been charged with stealing Adrienne Braxton's car as the nurses assistant attempted to save a man who'd been severely injured in a car accident. The man died.
A really sad side effect of Saab's probable demise? Life for ultra-dumb car thieves has just gotten a little easier.
On December 14th, Sean L. Hawkins Jr. walked out of Prince George's County Jail in Maryland on his own recognizance. He immediately carjacked a Toyota 4Runner because he "needed a ride home from jail."
Proving there's no honor among thieves, a lowly car thief in Salinas, California was sitting outside a convenience store in his stolen SIlverado pickup when a more violent and armed criminal jumped in the passenger seat and demanded the thief drive the truck away. The carjacker and the car thief hit a bit of a snag…
A little bit of advice for any prospective carjackers out there, bring any of the many GPS units we talk about here with you. In addition to impressing potential victims with your foresightedness, it'll also help you avoid the fate of one slow-witted 19-year-old Cleveland man. Having commandeered a vehicle at…