BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore man will serve seven and a half years in federal prison for a home invasion and carjacking, prosecutors said.
U.S. District Judge Ellen Hollander also sentenced Rashaad Thomas to three years of supervised release pursuant to a plea deal. He pleaded guilty to one count of carjacking.READ MORE: Pfizer Booster Shots Available To Those Eligible In Queen Anne's County
On Oct. 21, 2017, the 32-year-old broke into a Baltimore home where he brandished a weapon that looked like a gun and demanded money and the keys to the victims’ car. A man gave him $500 and his car keys. He then walked Thomas to his garage. Thomas got in the car and damaged it as he pulled it out.READ MORE: Baltimore Man Cleared Of Murder Decades Later: 'You Can't Give Up'
Baltimore police recovered the car the next day in the 3600 block of Dudley Avenue. Officers processed the vehicle for latent prints and found a match with Thomas’ known fingerprints. Cell phone data also placed Thomas’ cell phone near the scene of the home invasion and carjacking. They also recovered a BB gun from Thomas that resembled the weapon described by the victims.MORE NEWS: EEOC Files Pay Discrimination Lawsuit Against Baltimore Auto Dealer
According to his plea agreement, Thomas is also a suspect in at least 17 violent crimes between July and October 2017.