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25 carjacking arrests in Newark last week

February 5, 2011 3:49:00 PM PST
Good news about the joint effort by Newark police and the U.S. Marshals Service regarding a crackdown on carjackings in New Jersey's largest city.

Last week investigators made 25 arrests, including a suspect wanted in connection with an October armed carjacking.

Last year Newark saw a 70% jump in carjackings.

There were 80 carjackings in Newark in November and December alone.

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