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Detroit man charged in crime spree involving carjacking, armed robberies and assaults

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Posted at 5:01 PM, Oct 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-29 17:01:52-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Police have charged a Detroit man for several crime-related activities that spanned from February 2019 to late October 2019.

Edward Mack Anderson, 27, has been charged in connection to several crimes including a carjacking, felonious assaults and armed robberies throughout Detroit.

Anderson was arraigned Oct. 28 and remanded to jail. He's scheduled to appear in court again for a probable cause conference on Nov. 11.

Below is a list of alleged offenses that occurred between February and October.

February 3, 2019: It is alleged that the defendant fired three shots at the female driver who had just exited the northbound Lodge Freeway at Wyoming Avenue.

Anderson has been charged with Assault with Intent to Do Great Bodily Harm, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Felony Firearm.*

April 9, 2019 at approximately 5:37 p.m.: It is alleged that the defendant brandished a firearm at the same previous victim in the 15100 block of Greenfield Avenue in Detroit.

Anderson has been charged with Felonious Assault, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Felony Firearm.*

September 28, 2019 at approximately 2:55 a.m.: It is alleged that the defendant carjacked a 27-year-old male and a 28-year-old female at a gas station in the 11600 block of Schaefer Avenue in Detroit.

Anderson has been charged with Carjacking, two counts of Armed Robbery, Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property – Motor Vehicle, Unlawful Driving Away of an Automobile, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and six counts of Felony Firearm.*

October 5, 2019 at approximately 12:10 a.m.: It is alleged that as a 53-year-old male was walking in the area of Tireman Street and Southfield Road, a vehicle pulled up and the armed defendant driver exited the vehicle and robbed the victim of his clothing and personal property.

Anderson has been charged with Armed Robbery, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Felony Firearm.*

October 5, 2019 at approximately 12:25 a.m.: A 27-year-old male was walking in the area of Diversey and Mansfield when it is alleged that a vehicle pulled up and the defendant driver pulled a weapon, struck him in the head with the weapon and robbed him of his clothing and personal property.

Anderson has been charged with Armed Robbery, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Felony Firearm.*

October 9, 2019 at approximately 11:00 p.m.: A 20-year-old male was walking in the area of Scotten Street and Scoval Street in Detroit when, it is alleged, a vehicle pulled up and the defendant driver exited the vehicle, pulled a weapon and robbed the victim of his personal property.

Anderson has been charged with Armed Robbery, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Felony Firearm.*

October 24, 2019 at approximately 11:55 p.m.: An 18-year-old male victim was walking northbound on Cass Avenue near Selden when, it is alleged, the defendant driver pulled up on the victim, exited the vehicle and pointed a weapon at the victim. The victim was able to escape on foot.

Anderson has been charged with Felonious Assault, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Felony Firearm.*

October 24, 2019 at approximately 10:58 p.m.: The male victim was walking southbound on Second Avenue near Hancock when, it is alleged, a car drove up on him, the defendant driver exited the vehicle, pointed a weapon at the victim and robbed him of his personal items.

nderson has been charged with Armed Robbery, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Felony Firearm.*