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Arrest Made in an Armed Carjacking (Gun) Offense: 1200 Block of C Street, Southeast

Thursday, March 23, 2023


Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Carjacking Task Force announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Armed Carjacking (Gun) offense that occurred on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at the 1200 block of C Street, Southeast.


At approximately 5:30 pm, the suspect approached the victim at the listed location. The suspect brandished a handgun and demanded the victim’s vehicle. The suspect then took other property from the victim and fled the scene with the victim’s vehicle. The suspect was later apprehended.

On Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 21-year-old Darius Butler, of Hillcrest heights, MD, was arrested and charged with Armed Carjacking (Gun).


This case remains under investigation. Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department's TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent crime committed in the District of Columbia.