19-year-old Kadarius Irby was charged with carjacking and employment of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony after police say he and another man jacked a 2001 Ford Ranger from a Memphis Family Dollar and led them on a chase between Memphis and Southhaven, Mississippi.
On March 26th, Memphis Police responded to a carjacking at Family Dollar at 4724 Millbranch Road. According to the affidavit, Donald Wright told officers he was attempting to enter his white 2001 Ford Ranger with Tennessee tag DA18967 when he was ambushed by two males. On male got into the passenger seat and another threatened him with a silver gun. Wright affirmed to officers the man in the passenger seat was telling the man with the gun to shoot him (Wright) while the gunman got into the driver’s seat. The vehicle fled the scene moving southbound on Millbranch Road.
Ten minutes later, officers attempted to pull the vehicle over but the occupants continued on eventually bailing out of the vehicle near 1719 George Road in Southhaven, Mississippi where Officer R. Hurst saw Kadarius flee. He was then placed into custody at 1555 McAlister Drive in Memphis. Irby was identified on security footage and a claimed ownership of a pair of Nike slides that were found near the jacked Ranger.
Kadarius Irby was arrested and charged with carjacking and employment of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony. His bond was set at $50,000.