ROUND ROCK: Man sentenced to prison, ordered to turn over Porsche, cash and jewelry


A Round Rock man was sentenced to 77 years in federal prison Wednesday after prosecutors accused him in trial of hiring people to steal $1.6 million worth of items at 11 different jewelry stores in 2014 and 2015.

Marvin “Beau” Lewis, 40, was found guilty back in June. In addition to the prison term, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel ordered that Lewis pay nearly $1.6 million in restitution and forfeit to the government a 2010 Porsche Panamera, approximately $25,000 in cash, and the gold and diamond jewelry that authorities recovered.

Prosecutors said Lewis was responsible for the robberies of five Austin stores, three Houston stores, two Katy stores and one store in Ohio.

“With more than 30 prior felony convictions, federal prison is an ideal location for Marvin Lewis to call a permanent home,” said U.S. Attorney Richard Durbin Jr. “No longer will Lewis be able to live a lavish lifestyle and ... have nothing but complete disregard for others’ personal property.”


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