For Immediate Release
St. Louis Carjacker Sentenced to 186 Months in Prison for Six Carjackings
St. Louis, Missouri – Deandre Moore, 26, of St. Louis, was sentenced to 186 months in prison for six armed carjackings. Moore appeared today before U.S. District Judge Rodney W. Sippel.
According to court documents, Moore and co-defendant Deron Mitchell committed six carjackings – one on September 6, 2018; two on November 4, 2018; and three on November 5, 2018. Both were caught with firearms while occupying a stolen car which contained personal property taken in other carjackings. Moore and Mitchell were arrested on November 6, 2018, and confessed to the carjackings.
Moore pleaded guilty in February to six counts of carjacking and two counts of brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. Co-defendant Mitchell, who was 17 years of age at the time of the carjackings, pleaded guilty in February to six counts of carjacking and two counts of brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. His sentencing date is pending.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and the Maplewood Police Department investigated this case. Assistant United States Attorney Paul D’Agrosa handled this case for the United States Attorney’s Office.