News and Press Releases

CARJACKING DEFENDANT SENTENCED TO
204 MONTHS INCARCERATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 10, 2011

Memphis, Tenn - Lawrence Harper, also known as Lawrence Harris, Lawrence Blue, “Lomax,” and “Lo-
Mac,” age 29, of Memphis, Tennessee, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge S. Thomas Anderson
to 204 months incarceration, announced Edward L. Stanton, III, United States Attorney for the Western
District of Tennessee.

According to the statement of facts made by Assistant United States Attorney Justin L. Bailey to U.S.
District Judge S. Thomas Anderson, on September 15, 2007, Harper and his co-defendant, Travis
Bowdery, robbed and carjacked their victim in the parking lot of the Silver Spoon night club and
restaurant, located at 6063 Mt. Moriah, absconding with several-thousand dollars worth of jewelry and a
2006 Cadillac DTS automobile. On February 22, 2011, Harper was convicted of three counts of a sixcount
indictment after a seven day trial. Those charges include Harper being a felon in possession of a
firearm, carjacking, aiding and abetting and carrying and using a firearm during and in relation to a crime
of violence. Bowdery is set for sentencing July 15, 2011 before Judge Anderson.

This case was investigated by Detective Mark Jordan of the Memphis Police Department’s Project
Safe Neighborhoods unit and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Justin L. Bailey.

# # # #

 

 

Return to Top

USAO Homepage
USAO Briefing Room
Justice 101
Victim Witness Assistance

Making sure that victims of federal crimes are treated with compassion, fairness and respect.

Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee

Training and seminars for Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

Oficinas de los Fiscales de Estados Unidos En Español
Stay Connected with Twitter