Detroit Man Charged in Carjacking and Armed Robbery Crime Spree

DETROIT, MI – Edward Mack Anderson, 27-years-old, of Detroit, has been charged in connection with a series of crimes, including a carjacking, felonious assaults and armed robberies that occurred throughout Detroit between early February 2019 and late October 2019.

February 3, 2019

It is alleged that Edward Anderson fired three shots at the female driver who had just exited the northbound Lodge Freeway at Wyoming Avenue.

Anderson has been charged with Assault with Intent to Do Great Bodily Harm, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Felony Firearm.

April 9, 2019 at approximately 5:37 p.m.

It is alleged that Edward Anderson brandished a firearm at the same previous victim in the 15100 block of Greenfield Avenue in Detroit.Edward Anderson

Anderson has been charged with Felonious Assault, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Felony Firearm.

September 28, 2019 at approximately 2:55 a.m.

It is alleged that the defendant carjacked a 27-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman at a gas station in the 11600 block of Schaefer Avenue in Detroit.

Edward Anderson has been charged with Carjacking, two counts of Armed Robbery, Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property – Motor Vehicle, Unlawful Driving Away of an Automobile, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and six counts of Felony Firearm.

October 5, 2019 at approximately 12:10 a.m.

It is alleged that as a 53-year-old man was walking in the area of Tireman Street and Southfield Road, a vehicle pulled up and the armed driver exited the vehicle and robbed the victim of his clothing and personal property.

Anderson has been charged with Armed Robbery, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Felony Firearm.

October 5, 2019 at approximately 12:25 a.m.

A 27-year-old man was walking in the area of Diversey and Mansfield when it is alleged that a vehicle pulled up and the driver pulled a weapon, struck him in the head with the weapon and robbed him of his clothing and personal property.

Anderson has been charged with Armed Robbery, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Felony Firearm.

October 9, 2019 at approximately 11:00 p.m.

A 20-year-old man was walking in the area of Scotten Street and Scoval Street in Detroit when, it is alleged, a vehicle pulled up and the driver exited the vehicle, pulled a weapon and robbed the victim of his personal property.

Anderson has been charged with Armed Robbery, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Felony Firearm.

October 24, 2019 at approximately 11:55 p.m.

An 18-year-old man was walking northbound on Cass Avenue near Selden when, it is alleged, the driver pulled up on the victim, exited the vehicle and pointed a weapon at him. The victim was able to escape on foot.

Anderson has been charged with Felonious Assault, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Felony Firearm.

October 24, 2019 at approximately 10:58 p.m.

The man was walking southbound on Second Avenue near Hancock when, it is alleged, a car drove up on him, the driver exited the vehicle, pointed a weapon at him and robbed him of his personal items.

Anderson has been charged with Armed Robbery, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Felony Firearm.

Anderson was arraigned on these cases on October 28, 2019 before 36th District Court Magistrate Dawn M. White. The Probable Cause Conferences are scheduled for November 11, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.; the Preliminary Examinations are scheduled for November 18, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. All hearings are before Judge Ronald Giles in 36th District Court. The defendant was remanded to jail.