Kristopher Starkgraf Arrested after Carjacking and Crash on S 72nd Street in Tacoma
Tacoma, WA (March 1, 2023) – On Wednesday, police arrested 31-year-old Kristopher Starkgraf after being involved in a carjack and crash on S 72nd Street.
The crash on S 72nd Street in Tacoma happened on March 1.
Police said a Lexus was driving at a “high rate of speed” near S 72nd Street and I-5 in Pierce County when that driver veered across several lanes of traffic before hitting about four vehicles.
The suspect then got into an argument with the driver of a Dodge flatbed pickup truck and hit the driver with a baseball bat and stole his truck.
The stolen truck ran through the main gate at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and the driver was arrested.
Moreover, Starkgraf was also involved in two incidents in Kitsap County prior to the Pierce County crash and carjacking.
Starkgraf has been charged with first-degree robbery, second-degree assault, and hit-and-run attended.
Bail has been set at $100,000.
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