Imperial Valley Press

Men sentenced for carjacking


Two individual­s were sentenced to six years in prison by a state judge after the convicted men admitted their involvemen­t in a carjacking case, said the Attorney General’s office.

Authoritie­s said the sentenced men made an agreement with prosecutor­s that the judge accepted.

The convicted men were identified as Cristian Jovany Hernández López and Carlos Germán Navarrete Santillán, no ages reported.

The agency said the incident was reported at 9:30 a.m. in Sept. 9, 2016, when the victim was inside his gray 2011 Ford Flex at the parking lot of the Oxxo store located at Jalapasco Street and Manuel Gómez Morín Boulevard at Fraccionam­iento Hacienda de los Portales I neighborho­od.

The suspects approached the victim to ask for money, which the victim refused.

Hernández López brandished a firearm and demanded the vehicle keys from the victim.

The suspects fled from the scene in the victim’s vehicle.

The victim filed a report and the suspects were eventually arrested.

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