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Car jacked in Woodbridge, pursued in Lake Ridge to I-95, found in D.C.

Carjacking | Felony Eluding – On June 17 at 8:52PM, officers responded to the Wal-Mart located at 14000 Worth Ave in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a carjacking.

The victim, a 51 year old man of Woodbridge, reported to police that he returned to his vehicle in the parking lot when he was approached by an unknown man. The suspect opened the driver’s door and pulled the victim from the vehicle.

At that point, the suspect got into the vehicle and fled the area. Minor injuries were reported.

On June 18 at 1:41AM, officers located the vehicle traveling on Old Bridge Rd near Rolling Brook Rd. When officers activated their lights and siren, the driver refused to stop and fled at a high rate of speed towards I-95. Officers pursued the vehicle north into Fairfax County where police terminated the pursuit for safety reasons.

The vehicle was eventually located by police in Washington D.C. where the driver bailed from the vehicle and fled on foot.

A front passenger was taken into custody by law enforcement without incident. During the investigation, detectives from Prince William County were able to identify the driver as the accused. Detectives determined that the front passenger was not connected to the original incident on Worth Ave.

Following the investigation, detectives obtained warrants for the arrest of the accused, identified as Jose Neftaly CANALES GRANADOS. The accused has ties to Prince William County and attempts to locate him have been unsuccessful. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the accused is asked to call police at 703-792-6500.

Wanted:

Jose Neftaly CANALES GRANADOS, 23, of no fixed address

Described as a Hispanic male, 5’7”, 145lbs with a black hair and brown eyes

Wanted for carjacking, felony eluding, and driving on a revoked license

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