Teens accused of carjacking Door Dash driver to be tried as adults, DA’s office says
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Four teenagers will be tried as adults for their alleged involvement in the carjacking of a food delivery driver in north Shreveport.
On Friday, July 8, the Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Office announced the names of the teens and said they will be tried as adults due to the nature of the case.
The DA’s office identified the teens as:
- Anthony Ardison, 17
- Cornell Ardison, 16
- LaBron Lewis, 15
- 14-year-old male
All four have been charged with armed robbery. The DA says Lewis is believed to be connected to another armed robbery. Also, the 14-year-old suspect pleaded guilty to carjacking on July 5 and is scheduled to be sentenced Aug. 16.
On June 5, Shreveport police responded to reports of a carjacking in the 2100 block of Grimmett Drive. The victim informed officers that four suspects armed with guns robbed him of his vehicle and other possessions.
On June 7, another carjacking was reported in the 1600 block of Barton Street. The victim was robbed of a gray Honda Accord and other possessions while making a Door Dash delivery by four suspects. Shortly after this incident, patrol officers responded to a stolen vehicle at a gas station on north Hearne Avenue. Officers tried to stop the vehicle, but they were about to get away.
There was a short pursuit, followed by a chase on foot. All four suspects were arrested and charged with numerous crimes, including armed robbery and illegal possession of stolen things. Two firearms and both stolen vehicles were recovered.
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