Suspect arrested after robbery, carjacking lead to SWAT standoff in West Park

Reivonne Jordan, 21, of Miramar, faces multiple charges

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor, Saira Anwer - Reporter

WEST PARK, Fla. - A 21-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning, hours after he was involved in an armed robbery and carjacking that led to a SWAT standoff in West Park, authorities said.

Residents of the West Park neighborhood were evacuated from their homes overnight during the incident. 

Police said Reivonne Jordan, of Miramar, was involved in the armed robbery of a woman Wednesday night outside a Dunkin' Donuts on Federal Highway in Hallandale Beach. A rifle was allegedly used during the robbery. 

According to an arrest report, Miramar police spotted the stolen Ford F-150 that Jordan was in and gave chase, following the pickup truck into Miami Gardens and then back to Miramar.

Authorities said Jordan eventually stopped the truck, which was reported stolen in Delray Beach, and ran away before carjacking a man who was sitting in a silver Acura.

Police said Jordan drove the Acura to West Park, where he crashed it in the 5200 block of Southwest 20th Street.

People who live in the area said the car crashed into several parked vehicles. 

Miramar police and Broward Sheriff's Office deputies chased Jordan, who jumped a fence and entered a home, authorities said.

"When I came home last night, I heard a big boom," Leroy Wilkerson said.  

Wilkerson said it all happened around 11 p.m. 

"And then, all of a sudden, I walked outside and the police came and told me to go back in the house," he said. 

Wilkerson's car was one of several vehicles damaged during the incident.

The incident prompted an eight-hour SWAT response, which included K-9 searches and drone surveillance.

"I was highly shocked and then, all of a sudden, police everywhere. They jumped out the sky," Wilkerson said.  

According to the arrest report, Jordan was eventually found early Thursday hiding in the garage hours after the ordeal.

Wilkerson said he still has questions regarding the incident. 

"I want to know who's gonna fix my car," he said. 

Jordan faces multiple charges, including armed robbery, carjacking and fleeing and eluding police at a high speed. 

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