Detroit man faces numerous charges for Southfield carjacking, police chase

Man accused of carjacking 83-year-old Southfield man, then leading police on chase which ended in crash, shooting


SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – A 26-year-old Detroit man faces numerous charges for the carjacking of an 83-year-old Southfield man which sparked a police chase and shooting.

Everege Dickens is accused of carjacking the elderly Southfield man on Monday near Telegraph and 10 Mile roads. Southfield police said an officer in an unmarked car reported suspicious behavior and a possible carjacking.

Police chased Dickens as he drove the white Cadillac on Telegraph. He crashed the car and tried to flee on foot. He was shot by police officers.

Images: Southfield police chase ends in crash; suspect shot

"They tried to stop him with their lights and sirens activated. The vehicle fled and there was a short pursuit and our officers used intentional contact to stop the vehicle," said Southfield police Lt. Nick Loussia.

Dickens is charged with armed robbery, carjacking, three counts of possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a felon and carrying a concealed weapon.

He was being held at the Oakland County Jail on a $2 million bond.

His next scheduled court date is June 18.

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