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Five indicted for Tremont carjackings, robberies

Posted at 2:10 PM, Dec 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-16 14:10:51-05

A 28-count federal indictment charged five men with crimes related to a series of carjackings in Tremont, according to the United States Department of Justice. 

The five men indicted were:

  • Kenneth Jackson, Jr., 19, of Cleveland
  • Tervon'tae Taylor, 22, of Cleveland Heights
  • D'wan Dillard, Jr., 19, of Cleveland
  • Antowine Palmer, 23, of Cleveland
  • Calvin Rembert, 22, of Cleveland

The DOJ reported charges for the men included carjacking and multiple counts of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. Palmer is also charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Kelly Galvin and Kevin Filiatraut following an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Cleveland Division of Police.

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