Murderer set free on early release caught in Florida after carjacking, murdering one in East Orange

POLK COUNTY, FL – After spending thirty years in prison in New Jersey, James Lewis was set free by New Jersey under an early release program. Then, he killed another man after being freed in East Orange during a carjacking incident. Lewis, now a two-time murderer fled and eluded police since September, but he didn’t do his research, landing himself in the jurisdiction of one of America’s toughest crime fighters, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd. On Tuesday morning, October 19, 2021, deputies from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on a New Jersey warrant for murder, kidnapping, carjacking,