Carjacking Ends with One dead, One Arrested

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Ariel Collazo of Tamarac was found deceased. Alex Exantus is in custody.

By Sharon Aron Baron

One man is dead, and another was arrested following a carjacking in Boca Raton.

Early Friday morning, a vehicle was stolen during a carjacking in Boca Raton’s Mizner Park.

Deputies with the Broward Sheriff’s Office assisted the Boca Raton Police Department in tracking the dark-colored Cadillac where it traveled to Pompano Beach. When the vehicle came to a stop, the passenger Alex Exantus, 20, of North Lauderdale, jumped from the car.

Deputies found the driver Ariel Collazo, 23, of Tamarac, dead from a  gunshot wound. A loaded firearm was found in the vehicle.

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Exantus was later detained in a nearby apartment complex will face charges connected to another carjacking in North Lauderdale.

Both men were recently released from prison for carjacking and carjacking with a deadly weapon.

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Sharon Aron Baron
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Sharon Aron Baron is the Editor of Talk Media and Tamarac Talk, Coral Springs Talk, and Parkland Talk. Tamarac Talk was created in 2011 to provide News for the residents of Tamarac and is the #1 News Source for Residents.
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