Congrats to Carolyn Bell – 21 years – Clemency on 1/19/17

Congrats to Carolyn Bell – 21 years – Clemency on 1/19/17

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Carolyn just received clemency from President Obama – she can now dream of her a future with her family – she can now “go home.”

Name: Carolyn Bell #17268-064
DOB: November 29, 1972
Race: Biracial (Black and Vietnamese)
Marital Staus: Divorced
Age: 43
Children: 4
Grandchildren: None
Raised: Lawton, Oklahoma
Charged: Oklahoma
Will release: Oklahoma City, OK or Dallas, TX
Charge: Possession with intent to distribute Crack 21 USC 841
Sentence: 21 years 10 months
Served to date: 8 years
Started Sentence on: (Arrested 11/1/2008 and have been incarcerated every since)
Priors: 3 counts of possession with intent. Sentences were ran concurrent and I served 3 years and 4 months.
Prison Conduct: I have taken advantage of every opportunity to program through education, recreation, and psychology. Ive NEVER had a disciplinary infraction.
Clemency Status:  I sent the application certified in January 2016.  Case number is #178171 OPA requested all certificates and documentation.
Supporters: Angie James (Friend), Roslyn Williams (Sister), Lien Williams (Mom) CAN-DO Foundation
Institution: Bryan Camp
Accomplishments: Dental Assisting Certification through the Texas Dept. of Labor; Medical Billing & Coding and Office Procedures through Blinn College; completed 7 parenting classes through the Education Dept.; Life Connections Program (LCP); Victim Impact, Values, Anger Management, and was a Suicide Watch companion through the Psychology Dept.; have maintained a job at Unicor and as a laundry attendant for the past 15 months; and Ive participated in many health & wellness and recreational classes.