Two People Arrested, Accused in "Test Drive" Carjacking - WSPA.com

Two People Arrested, Accused in "Test Drive" Carjacking

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Tyler Johnson Was Charged With Criminal Conspiracy And Armed Robbery Tyler Johnson Was Charged With Criminal Conspiracy And Armed Robbery
Latasha Lee Was Charged With Criminal Conspiracy And Armed Robbery Latasha Lee Was Charged With Criminal Conspiracy And Armed Robbery
GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. -

Update: August 8

Greenville County deputies arrested two people, they say, carjacked a local man during a supposed test drive.

Tyler Johnson and Latasha Lee face charges of criminal conspiracy and armed robbery.

Deputies tell us the pair were being held at the Greenville County Detention Center under $30,000 bond.

Original Story: August 5

A Greenville man says his car was taken at gunpoint during what he thought was a test drive with an interested buyer.

The carjacking was reported on August 1, a few days after the victim says he met and exchanged phone numbers with a woman at a gas station at Watkins Road and Sulphur Springs Road who was interested in buying the car.

The woman was behind the wheel for a test drive according to the Greenville County Sheriff's Office with the victim as a passenger when he noticed they were being followed by another car.

The woman then turned onto Sharon Drive and came to a stop at the intersection with Melody Lane.

A man got out of the following car, walked up to him and pointed a gun. The victim was ordered to get out of the car and the woman drove off with his vehicle.

The victim could only give a limited description of the man who pulled the weapon on him.  The vehicle is described as a teal in color 1999 Mercury Cougar.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 23-CRIME.  

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