Friday, February 15, 2019

Toy Store Bandit Gets 40 Years

Rankin-Madison District Attorney John Bramlett issued the following statement.


Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced today that Erik Lamar Lewis was sentenced to 40 years for Armed Robbery of a Flowood toy store. Lewis has two prior felony convictions for armed robbery and will not be eligible for early release or parole. Lewis will serve the next 40 years day-for-day in the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

On October 27, 2017, Lewis entered a toy store in the Dogwood commercial area of Flowood, produced a gun and demanded money from the owner. The Flowood Police Department’s quick response and investigation recovered critical video surveillance of the individual and a description of the suspected get-away vehicle. On November 5, 2017, while on routine patrol a Flowood Police Officer spotted a vehicle matching the description in the Dogwood commercial area and investigated the vehicle.

The owner of the vehicle was determined to be Lewis who was a kitchen employee of an area restaurant. Lewis was located and detained. A search of the vehicle revealed items used during the robbery including the gun and clothing that matched the suspect in the video surveillance. Lewis was arrested. Law enforcement prepared a photo line-up and the toy store owner positively identified Lewis as the robber. Enhanced still images of the robbery from the video surveillance also revealed is was Lewis. When questioned by Flowood Police Officers Lewis made several incriminating statements regarding the robbery.

District Attorney Bramlett stated, “Lewis is a violent criminal who will now spend his next forty years in prison. This was his third armed robbery; there won’t be a fourth. We will not tolerate violent criminals who prey upon our citizens.”

District Attorney Bramlett concluded, “I commend the outstanding work of the Flowood Police Department throughout the investigation and prosecution of this case. Their hard work resulted in a violent and habitual criminal being removed from our streets.”

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

1 down......????????? to go. Thanks Mr Bramlett and Flowood PD

Anonymous said...

had he just made it to the border of jackson...

Anonymous said...

Rankin County justice is both swift and severe. Criminals beware. Residents of Jackson should stick to your side of the river unless you intend to behave yourself.

Criminal parasites should go prey on Clinton or something.

Anonymous said...

Attention Jackson!!! This is what you do-elect DAs and judges who are tough on crime and this is what happens. I would bet my paycheck if this was in Tommie Green’s court, this no good thug would be out today.

Anonymous said...

@6:36
What about the overwhelming number of Jackson prep students that are from NE Jackson largely how about the new facial clinic in flowood owned by a physician that lives in Jackson and many of the Mississippi sports medicine ortho doctors in flowood they both live in Jackson and also several of the businesses owned by Jackson residents that are in flowood. Several plastic surgeons in particular. I wonder what you feel about them coming into flowood. The endodontist that did my implant has a clinic in flowood and lives in NE Jackson also. I guess your statement was a bit broad.

Anonymous said...

I assume those folks behave themselves, as the poster at 6:36 mentioned? Run down to the refill cafe and grab a turkey sandwich and see if they can learn you some punctuation.

Anonymous said...

And another one gone, and another one gone, another one bites the dust....
Good job Bubba. Thank you.

Anonymous said...

@5:37 Did you just come in from an all-night bender? In no way, shape or form did @6:36 state what you claim they stated.

Get some sleep.........

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