Rockland County Man And Woman Charged With Violent Beating And Carjacking
(STL.News) Audrey Strauss, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Thomas E. Walsh II, Rockland County District Attorney, William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), and Raymond McCullagh, Chief of the Clarkstown Police Department, announced that DWAYNE HICKS and TNAIYA WILLIAMS were arrested on March 6, 2021, based on a criminal Complaint filed in White Plains federal court. HICKS and WILLIAMS are charged with conspiracy to commit carjacking and carjacking, stemming from their participation in a brutal beating and robbery of a victim in New City, New York. HICKS and WILLIAMS will be presented before United States Magistrate Judge Andrew E. Krause in White Plains federal court later today.
U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss said: “As alleged, Dwayne Hicks and Tnaiya Williams took part in a brazen and brutal carjacking, inflicting grievous bodily injuries to the victim and leaving him for dead. Thanks to the FBI and the Clarkstown Police, Hicks and Williams are in custody and facing justice in federal court.”
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II said: “The arrests of these two individuals are another example of great cooperation by multiple law enforcement agencies working together to ensure that Rockland County remains a safe community.