Elements of Offense - Ann Arbor, MI - Washtenaw County

The felony offense of Carjacking is a felony crime punishable by up to life imprisonment. A person who takes a motor vehicle from its owner or another person in lawful possession by force or violence or the threat of force is guilty of the crime of Carjacking. This offense is essentially a Robbery of a person’s motor vehicle. This type of crime is treated very seriously by the prosecutor’s office due to the threat to individuals that is usually a part of this kind of case. A person convicted of Carjacking in Washtenaw County will typically spend between 8-10 years in prison.