Suspect identified in carjackings

April 16, 2009 12:49:42 PM PDT
The suspect in a pair of Trenton carjackings has been identified, and police are looking for help in tracking him down.The first incident happened on April 9th in the area of Jersey Street and Home Avenue in the city.

Police say Calier Samad, aka "States" forced a 26-year-old male victim to drive at gunpoint to a bank in Ewing Township, and forced the victim to withdraw several hundred dollars before being released.

The victim was not harmed.

Police say Samad is also one of two suspects in a similar April 10th carjacking on Beatty Street.

Detectives believe that the suspects, including Samad, were targeting individuals frequenting the neighborhood to buy drugs from street dealers.

Calier Samad is considered armed and dangerous.

Detectives urge anyone with information on the whereabouts of Samad to contact the Trenton Police Department immediately at (609) 989-4170.

Callers can also contact CrimeStoppers Cash Reward Program at (609) 278-8477. All Calls are kept confidential.

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