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Carjacking Laws — Louisiana



 Carjacking — 14:64.2


 Carjacking is the intentional taking of a motor vehicle belonging to another person, in the presence of that person, or in the presence of a passenger, or any other person in lawful possession of the motor vehicle, by the use of force or intimidation.

Whoever commits the crime of carjacking shall be imprisoned at hard labor for 2 to 20 years, without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.  

Carjacking is a Crime of Violence under La Revised Statutes — 85% of any prison sentence must be served.