Uber driver robbed, carjacked in Jupiter

Posted at 4:27 PM, May 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-11 06:59:35-04

Two teens were arrested after an armed-robbery and carjacking of an Uber driver in Jupiter.

The incident happened on April 17 at approximately 10:50 p.m. at the Jupiter Beach Resort on N. A1A in Jupiter.

According to an arrest report, 32-year-old Uber driver Richer Graveran-Rivera was robbed at gunpoint and had his 2013 four-door white Toyota Corolla stolen with his belongings inside moments after dropping off a customer at the employee entrance of the community.

The victim stated the incident happened after he drove to the parking lot near the front entrance to the property and exited his vehicle with the intention of urinating.

He told police his driver side door was pulled open and a skinny black male pointed a silver handgun to his head while pulling him out of the vehicle and snatching his white Apple iPhone 6s from his hand. The victim's wallet containing $220 in cash was also stolen.

According to a police report, another male appeared near the passenger door of the victim's vehicle. The victim stated he saw a gold Ford F150 cab pulling up occupied with one or two other black males. The suspect with the handgun jumped in the driver's seat and sped away with the victim's vehicle and the truck followed.

Officials with the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office tracked and recovered the stolen vehicle on April 18. Investigators searched the vehicle and found two cell phones inside the center console, one of them belonged to the victim.

The two suspects were arrested on April 20 at about 9:30 p.m. at the parking lot of the La Quinta Inn in Jupiter, when the vehicle they were traveling on Indiantown Road, a stolen 2015 Infinity QX60 almost hit the vehicle two agents were driving.

They were identified as Raequan N. Haywood and Kyle Williams, both 16-years-old. A third suspect, 17-year-old Arkheem J. Lamb who was at the hotel room where the other two were staying, was taken into custody for having an arrest warrant.

Haywood and Williams were arrested and charged with grand theft of a conveyance.

They were all transported to the Jupiter Police Department holding facility.