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Jackson Man Sentenced to Six Years in Federal Prison for Armed Carjacking

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Mississippi

Jackson, Miss. – A Jackson man was sentenced to 72 months in federal prison for armed carjacking, announced U.S. Attorney Darren LaMarca and Special Agent in Charge Kurt Thielhorn of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).

According to court documents, Anthony Lee Holder, 21, carjacked a victim at gunpoint on February 7, 2021 in Jackson. Holder pled guilty to the armed carjacking on August 29, 2022.

This case was investigated by the ATF and the Jackson Police Department.

Assistant United States Attorney Jessica S. Terrill prosecuted the case.

This case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), a program bringing together all levels of law enforcement and the communities they serve to reduce violent crime and gun violence, and to make our neighborhoods safer for everyone. On May 26, 2021, the Department launched a violent crime reduction strategy strengthening PSN based on these core principles: fostering trust and legitimacy in our communities, supporting community-based organizations that help prevent violence from occurring in the first place, setting focused and strategic enforcement priorities, and measuring the results.

Updated December 6, 2022

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