St. Louis, MO (STL.News) – Deandre LaJuan Jackson, 27, of St. Louis, was sentenced to 228 months in prison for carjacking and discharging a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. He appeared in federal court yesterday before U.S. District Judge Ronnie L. White.
According to court documents, over a four-hour period between May 9, 2017 and May 10, 2017, Jackson committed a series of three carjackings in the greater St. Louis area during which he either discharged or brandished a firearm. In each incident, Jackson pointed a semi-automatic pistol at the victim and demanded their vehicle and money.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney John Bird is handling the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.