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Posted at 8:30 AM ET, 04/14/2010

Off-duty D.C. officer carjacked

By Washington Post editors

An off-duty D.C. police officer's service weapon is missing after he was carjacked in East Baltimore, Monday night, the Baltimore Sun reports.

Baltimore police said the 44-year-old officer told police he was driving home on Harford Road and East 25th Street at about 11:40 p.m. when a woman stepped in front of his car and a man armed with a handgun ordered him out of the vehicle.

The man and woman drove off in the car, a black Dodge Magnum, but were tracked down by city police in the 1200 block of E. Chase St. Officers initiated a pursuit and eventually located the car idling and unoccupied in the 1800 block of Collington Ave., police said.

A woman matching the description of the woman who had stepped in front of the car was discovered hiding behind an oil drum and was arrested, Baltimore police said.

Keara Moodie, 18, was charged with motor vehicle theft and related charges, police said. The officer said his service weapon was inside the car when it was seized, but police did not find it there.

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By Washington Post editors  | April 14, 2010; 8:30 AM ET
Tags:  Carjacking, Police, Police officer  
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Comments

It's definitely "gritty" in Baltimore. I love euphemisms. "Tough" neighborhood.

I bet Keara is a genius. What did she get out of this episode? Nothing. Just more stuff to add to her criminal record. I hope she doesn't reproduce. Time to tie the tubes.

Posted by: uncivil | April 14, 2010 4:13 PM | Report abuse

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