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USCP Officers Arrest DC Men with Stolen SUV, Illegal ‘Ghost Gun’

January 18, 2022
Press Release

A team of United States Capitol Police officers arrested two Washington, DC men who crashed a stolen Ford Explorer into a construction barrier a block from the U.S. Capitol.

At approximately 12:30 p.m. two USCP patrol officers near Union Station spotted the stolen Ford Explorer, which was believed to be involved in an armed carjacking in the District of Columbia.

The officers followed the stolen SUV a few blocks when the Ford Explorer crashed into an orange construction barrier near Second Street, SE and East Capitol Street.

Two men bailed from the SUV and ran away.

One jumped into a fenced-in construction site where our officers arrested him.

The other was caught a block away.

When the men got out of the SUV, a semi-automatic 9mm ‘ghost gun’ with a loaded high capacity magazine fell from the passenger door.

The driver of the stolen Ford Explorer has been identified as 18 year old Lamar Fenner.

The passenger has been identified as 19 year old Isjalon Armstead.

Nobody was injured.

The armed carjacking case is a DC Metropolitan Police Department investigation.

 

---------------------------------- UPDATE (01/19/2022) ----------------------------------------------

 

The suspects are now facing the following charges:

   -Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle - Felony

   -Receiving Stolen Property, $1000 or More

   -Fleeing a Law Enforcement Officer

   -Reckless Driving

   -Leaving After Colliding – Property damage

   -Carrying a Pistol without License

   -Possession of an Unregistered Firearm

   -Possession of Unregistered Ammunition

   -Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device