Suspect arrested after drive-by shooting, carjacking on I-95

Robert Leegrand III (Source: Stafford County Sheriff's Office)
Robert Leegrand III (Source: Stafford County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jun. 11, 2018 at 8:52 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 12, 2018 at 4:48 PM EDT
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STAFFORD, VA (WWBT) - Stafford deputies have a man in custody wanted in a drive-by shooting and a carjacking on I-95.

Authorities arrested Robert H. Leegrand III on Tuesday. He is charged with carjacking, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and reckless handling of a firearm.

The shooting happened in in the area of Barrows Court in Stafford County at 11:30 a.m. on June 11. A home was struck by the gunfire, but no one was injured.

Investigators spoke with witnesses to get a vehicle description. They say a person in a dark-colored Audi opened fire at a dark-colored Dodge Dart.

The suspect vehicle was spotted about an hour later and fled from deputies in the area of Pine View Court. The vehicle went down a cul-de-sac and struck a guard rail to I-95.

The suspect then got out of the vehicle and carjacked someone on I-95 South at gunpoint. He then took off in the stolen vehicle. The victim was not injured.

The vehicle was abandoned in the 2300 block of Plank Road.

Leegrand III is also wanted for burglary in Prince William County, grand larceny in Fairfax County and resisting arrest in Manassas City.

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