East Brainerd Car Jacking Suspects Captured
Hamilton County, TN - On Monday, November 28, 2016 at 4:28 pm, the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a carjacking on Picture Ridge Drive in East Brainerd.
Two suspects reportedly confronted the occupants of a 2007 (4) door Ford compact car and stole the vehicle at gun point.
Sheriff's Deputies quickly put out a regional broadcast to area law enforcement and a few hours later, HCSO Detectives developed a lead that the carjacked vehicle was located at Cloud Springs Lodge on Pine Grove Road in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
With assistance from the Georgia Highway Patrol, Catoosa County Sheriff's Office, and the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department, Hamilton County Sheriff's Detectives were able to recover the carjacked vehicle and a weapon which matched the description provided by the victim.
Suspects' Sharoon Shafqat Pervez, (age 25) and Eric Logan Barde, (age 25) were both arrested by Fort Oglethorpe Police personnel at the scene.
Both Pervez and Barde are being held at the Catoosa County Jail pending extradition to Hamilton County to face charges of Carjacking and Aggravated Assault.
No further information regarding this incident is available at this time.