Larry Lee Harris Wiki – Larry Lee Harris Biography
According to Larry Lee Harris Biography and Wiki, He is an Arizona man accused of forcing off the road a National Guard envoy that was transporting COVID-19 vaccines in West Texas and then holding 11 guard members at gunpoint.
Larry Harris is 66-years-old from Wilcox, Arizona.
Lee Harris stopped three vans because he believed people inside them had kidnapped a woman and child, authorities said. None of the National Guard members were injured, and Harris was arrested Tuesday morning when police responded to the scene.
Police say Harris followed the three National Guard vans from a gas station and tried multiple times to run them off the roadway before turning his vehicle into oncoming traffic to stop them.
“Harris pointed a gun at a National Guard Soldier, identified himself as a detective, and demanded to search the vehicles,” according to a statement from Idalou Police Chief Eric C. Williams. He then ordered the guard members out of their vehicles at gunpoint, police said.
Arrest and Charge
Larry Lee Harris followed a convoy of three vans carrying National Guard soldiers who delivered COVID-19 vaccines to Matador.
“Mr. Harris had followed the National Guard Soldiers from Love’s Travel Station on East Regis Street to Highway 62/82 & County Road 3600,” the statement said. “Harris attempted multiple times to run the vans … off the road.”
Idalou police and deputies from the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene. Police say Harris had three loaded guns.
Harris was arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unlawful restraint of 11 National Guard members, unlawful carrying of a weapon, impersonating a public servant, and interference with Texas military forces.
Idalou Police and deputies from the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office responded.
“Harris informed Police that he thought the people in the vans had kidnapped a woman and child,” the statement said.
Online jail records did not yet list his charges. But the statement said Harris would be charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unlawful restraint, unlawful carrying of a weapon, impersonating a public servant, and interference with Texas military forces.
“Harris appeared to be mentally disturbed. This was a very dangerous situation since the suspect was standing in the midst of the unarmed Guardsman with a loaded weapon,” the statement said.
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