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6-year sentence for Hoffman Estates carjacking

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  • Slone D. Wofford

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A 19-year-old Hoffman Estates man pleaded guilty Tuesday to using a pellet gun to hijack a car.

In exchange for Slone D. Wofford's guilty plea to vehicular hijacking, a class X felony, Cook County Judge Kay Hanlon sentenced him to six years in prison, said Cook County Assistant State's Attorney Mike Clarke.

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Prosecutors say Wofford approached a driver on the 1700 block of Sussex Drive in Hoffman Estates about 2 a.m. on June 9, 2012, displayed a pellet gun and ordered the driver to get out of the car while leaving the key in the ignition.

As Wofford drove away in the car, the victim called authorities from a cellphone, according to police, who caught Wofford driving the vehicle.

Wofford, who received nearly one year's credit for the time he has spent in custody since his arrest, must complete at least 50 percent of his sentence before he is eligible for parole.

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