EAST POINTE, MI – Two individuals who thought they could out run police on the ground and a helicopter following from above have been charged for their poorly executed crimes.
On April 1st, 2020, Eastpointe Police officers responded to a carjacking incident that took place at the Dollar General at located at 20900 Gratiot. Two subjects were arrested for the crime after a lengthy pursuit.
Adam Cartwright, a 22 year-old Detroit resident, was charged with Carjacking, Armed Robbery, Felony Firearm, Fleeing and Eluding 3rd Degree, and Receiving and Concealing a Stolen Motor Vehicle. He was released from the hospital and is lodged at the Macomb County jail on a $175,000 bond.
Robert Hicks, a 56 year-old Detroit resident, was charged with Carjacking, Armed Robbery, and R&C Stolen Motor Vehicle. He was released from the hospital and is also at MCJ on a $175,000 bond.
Two other people were arrested in relation to this crime. The investigation revealed that one subject was not involved, but had a parole absconder warrant. He was turned over to the Department of Corrections. The investigation continues into the involvement of the fourth person.
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