GULFPORT POLICE DEPARTMENT
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Lt. Howard Coombs
Public Information Officer
727-893-1030

05/06/09 Tampa Carjacking Suspect Arrested in Gulfport

GULFPORT, FL – Officers from  Gulfport Police Department assisted investigators from Tampa Police Department with the apprehension of a suspect, A-Keem Charles Carr, who had a warrant out for his arrest for his participation in several carjackings.

Earlier today, Tampa Police detectives contacted Sergeant Robert Burkhart of their interest in A-Keem Charles Carr. Information showed that his current address is 2625 53 Street South, Twelve Oaks Apartment #7. Once the warrant entered the system, Gulfport police officers went and arrested the suspect without incident. A-Keem Carr was taken back to the Gulfport Police Department station to be questioned by Tampa Police Department detectives.

There is no indication at this time that A-Keem Carr is a suspect in any crimes in the City of Gulfport. Further updates will be given if any information arises.