SAVANNAH, GA (October 11, 2016): Overnight, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police in conjunction with Georgia State Patrol recovered a stolen vehicle and firearm from an armed robbery and carjacking that occurred on Oct. 2.
At approximately 1 am, Oct. 11, GSP spotted a stolen vehicle at the intersection of 36th and Florance Streets. GSP followed the vehicle until the two collided in the 8100 block of Abercorn Street. Three occupants were located inside the vehicle and all transported to Memorial University Medical Center with minor injuries.
Upon further investigation, officers recovered a stolen firearm. Frederick Washington, 17, was charged with theft by receiving stolen auto and theft by receiving stolen firearm and several traffic related charges from GSP. Alfonzo Alexander, 18, was arrested on an unrelated warrant from the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office and several traffic related charges from GSP.
Metro continues to investigate.
Anyone with any additional information should contact the SCMPD tip line by dialing (912) 525-3124.
Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.