The Top 25 Women Deserving Clemency

CAN-DO Top 25 Women Deserving Clemency

Evelyn Bozon Pappa – 1st Offender – LIFE Sentence - Name: Evelyn Cecilia Bozon Pappa DOB: June 10-1961 Age:57 Race: White/Hispanic Tried: Eastern District of Florida Will live: Colombia Charges: Conspiracy to import cocaine  (count 1) Conspiracy to possess whit intent to distribute cocaine, (count 2) Conspiracy to Import cocaine (counts, 3,5 and 7). Possession with intent to distribute cocaine (counts,…
Michelle West – 1st Offender – Two Life sentences plus 50 years - Please sign Michelle’s Change.org petition Name: Michelle West 17809-039 Children: One daughter – Miquelle West Race: Human Grew up: Detroit, Michigan Tried: Detroit, Michigan Will Live: Los Angeles, CA Charges: Count (2) Conspiracy to Distribute Controlled Substances, (3) Aiding & Abetting; Drug Related Murder (5) False Statements to Institution with…
Roberta Bell – 1st Offender – Life – PENDING - Please sign Roberta Bell’s change.org petition Name: Roberta Ronique Bell #08116-067 DOB: Sept. 4, 1971 Race: Black Marital Status: N/A Age: 46 Children: Three children – 2 girls and boy. Ashley, Gerrid, and Jazzmin Two granddaughters – Riley and Riyan State from: Born in Rockford, Il – moved to PA at…
Elisa Castillo – 1st Offender – LIFE - Name: Elisa Castillo 67003-179 D.O.B: 7/13/1955 Race: Hispanic Marital status: Widow Age: 64 Children: 4 two boys, two girls Grandchildren: 12, all live in Dallas, TX State Raised: Came to United States at age 13; have been living in Dallas, TX ever since. State Charged: Texas Will release to: Dallas, Texas Charge: Conspiracy…
Eva Palma Atencio – 1st Offender – Serving Life - Please Sign Eva’s Change.org petition Name: Eva Atencio Palma #21868-051 DOB: July-11-1974 Age: 44 years old Children: 2 daughters Bianca and Estrella 1 son Herman Grandchildren: 1http://www.candoclemency.com/wp-admin/edit.php Nationality: Hispanic State you are from: Chihuahua State you were arrested: New Mexico Will live: Will be deported to Mexico Sentence: Life without parole Charges: Conspiracy to dist.…
Patricia Cooney – 1st Offender – 30 years – very ill -   PLEASE sign Patricia’s Change.org petition Name: Patricia Cooney #50662-004 DOB: 7-18-1953 Race: Black Marital Status: Single Age: 65 Children: One adult daughter and one adult son; four grandchildren (one due in August) and three great-grandchildren. Grandchildren: One granddaughter who was disabled by gunshot accident Raised: Florida Case originated: Tennessee…
Diana Marquez – 1st Offender – 30 years for pot! - Please sign Diana’s Change.org petition Name: Diana Marquez #60222-180 DOB: July 12, 1956 Race: Hispanic Age: 62 Children: 5 Grandchildren: 16 Charges: Conspiracy to import and distribute marijuana, Money Laundering (see bio below for specific charges) Tried: Western District of Texas, El Paso Sentence: 30 years Serve to date: 12 Years Started Sentence…
Lavonne Roach – 30 Years - LaVonne has rebuilt herself from a pre-prison existence that is hard to fathom if you haven’t been there - an unremitting tale of alcohol, drugs, poverty, violence and abuse starting at age 11. LaVonne doesn’t deserve a second chance. She needs a first chance - a first chance to live in peace, to care for her ailing parents, to love her children, to help care for grandchildren who hardly know her.
Connie Farris – 12 years for mail fraud – seeks compassionate release - Please sign/share Connie’s change.org petition. Name: Connie Farris #41922-048 DOB: 1944 Race: White Marital Status: Married 53 years to Rex Farris Age: 73 husband, Rex,  74 Children: None State Convicted: Nevada Will reside: California Sentence: 12 years Charges: Mail Fraud and Aiding and Abetting; Never convicted on Aiding and Abetting the…
LaShonda Hall – First Offender – 45 years - Please sign LaShonda’s clemency petition Name: LaShonda Hall #31779-074 DOB: 8-2-81 Race: Black Marital Status: Single Children: 1 (Son) State from: Tennessee State charged: Tennessee Charges: Conspiracy to distribute and possession w/intent to distribute Cocaine Hydrochloride, Cocaine Base (Crack), MJ & Ecstasy; PWITD Marijuana, Money Laundering, Aiding & Abetted… Sentence:…
Crystal Munoz – 20 years for pot - Receiving clemency would alter my whole future, and the future of my spouse and children, not to mention my other family members who sacrifice their time to help take care of my children. It means that I can be a mother to my children and a wife to my husband. I can be there to feed and take them to school and help raise them.
Nancy Ferneau – Serving 25 years -   Please sign Nancy’s change.org clemency petition and share with others Name: Nancy E.Ferneau #06966-059 DOB: 2/27/52 Race: Caucasian Age: 66 Children: 2 daughters; Tina R.Estabrook, and Alicia K.Estabrook Grandchildren: Tina has 3 boys and 1 girl, Alicia has 2 boys, total 6 grandchildren, State Raised: Seattle ,Wash. Tried: Bismarck,…
Elizabeth Rushing – 1st Offender – 24 years – PENDING -   Name: Elizabeth Marie Rushing  #18715-056 DOB: 5/14/1966 Children: 1 daughter – she was 18 months old when I came to prison and is now 18 yrs old Race: White Charges: 24.5 years – 2 counts under 18 USC 1956; (Money Laundering); Conspiracy to Money Launder and Aiding and abetting etc.…
Clothera White-Peak – First Offender – Life plus 25 years - Name: Cloretha White-Peak #18114-018 DOB: 3/13/72 Race: African American Marital Status: Recently Divorced Age: 46 Children: 1 son age 28 (7 at time of my incarceration) Charges: Conspiracy to commit carjacking, to PWITD cocaine, (924(c)), obstruction of interstate commerce Sentence: Life + 25 years Served: 23 years to date Sentenced: April 1995…
Lazara Ordaz – 35 years - Please sign Lazara’s change.org petition  Name: Lazara Ordaz #10431-073 DOB: 12/17/58 Race: AFRO-CUBAN Marital Status: Single Age: 59 Children: One daughter Resident state: Florida State charged: Philadelphia Will live: Philadelphia Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute More than 3 Kilos of controlled substance (cocaine) Use of a communications facility, possession of a firearm…
Angela Wright – 30 years - Please sign Angela Wright’s clemency petition: Name: Angela C. Wright #: 12118-017 DOB: 1/1/1977 Age: 41 Marital Status: Single Children: One son, Brad Moore, Jr. Sentence: 30 years, 4 months Date Sentence Started: 2/24/2007 Years served: 11 Release Date: 3/2026 Charge(s): 21 USC 841 and 846: Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with Intent…
Tynice Hall – 28 years - Please Sign Tynice Hall’s Change.org Petition Name: Tynice Hall # 34596-177 DOB: 7/27/1983 Age: 34 Marital Status: Single Children:  One son, Jonathan Raised: Texas Tried: Texas Will Live: Lubbock, TX Charge(s): Conspiracy to Distribute and Possession with Intent to Distribute and Manufacture more than 50 grams of a mixture and…
Chalana McFarland – 1st Offender – 30 years – CP14 PENDING - Please sign Chalana’s Change.org petition Name: Chalana McFarland #58892-019 DOB: 5/31/68 Race: Black Marital Status: Married Age: 50 Children: 1 daughter Raised: Georgia Charged: Georgia Will release to: Atlanta, Georgia Charges: Mortgage fraud (bank fraud/wire fraud/money laundering/obstruction of justice/perjury) Sentence: 30 years Served to date: 13 years Started sentence on:…
Judith Negron – 35 years – First offender - Please sign Judith Negron’s change.org petition Name: Judith C. Negron #95719-004 Age: 47 Race: Non-white Hispanic Raised: Florida Tried: Florida Will Live: Florida Charges: Initial Indictment: 1 Count of Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud Superceeding Indictment with 24 counts (Health Care Fraud, to Conspiracy to Defraud the Government, Receive &…
Tanesha Bannister – 23 years – CP14 PENDING -  Please sign and share Tenesha’s clemency petition on Change. Name: Tanesha Bannister #99774-071 DOB: 10-04-74 Race: African American Marital Status: Divorced Age: 43 Children: 2 Children…one daughter 25 and one son 23 Raised: South Carolina Indicted: South Carolina Will Live: Columbia, South Carolina Charges: Possess with Intent to Distribute 50 grams of Crack and…
Lenora Logan – Life reduced to 30 years - Name: Lenora Logan #11733-424 DOB: 10-21-60 Age: 57 Children: 3 Grandchildren: 11 Raised: Iowa Will live: Joliet, IL Charges: Conspiracy to distribute and sell crack cocaine Sentence:  LIFE reduced to 30 years on appeal and then resent 2 pt reduction to 27 years. Served to date: 18 years Started Sentence:…
Bernetta Willis – 42 Years - Please sign Bernetta Willis’ change.org petition Name: Bernetta L. Willis #: 11880-002 DOB: 06/05/1978 Age: 40 Children: Children: 5 children: Mercedes McQueen, 24 years old; Eddie McQueen, 22 years old; Lexus McQueen, 20 years; Leshedrick Willis, 18 years old; Camry WIllis,16 years old. Grandchildren- Mariya McQueen, 7 years old; Madysen McQueen, 3…
Rashundria Burkes – 15 years 6 months - Sign Rashundria Burkes change.org petition seeking clemency.  Name: Rashundria J. Burkes #33305-279 D.O. B. 6/29/75 Children: None Race: African American Lived prior to indictment: Texas Tried: South Carolina Charges: Originally arrested and charged with Trafficking Cocaine : Count 1 ( 400 grams or more) Plea: Burkes pled guilty to an unnumbered…
Santra Rucker – 13 life sentences reduced to 23 years – PENDING - Name: Santra Rucker #34932-083 Age 50 Race: Indigenous Black Woman Children: Daughter – Kyndia Riley Raised: Republic State of Maryland Tried: Commonwealth of Virginia (Richmond) Will live: Maryland Charges: Conspiracy with intent to distribute 50 grams (Title 21 USC 846) & Title 21 USC 841 Intent to distribute 50 grams or more…
Shanita McKnight – 1st Offender – 20 years -   Please sign and share Shanita’s clemency petition on Change.  Name: Shanita McKnight DOB: 4/22/73 Race: African American Martial status: Married Age: 43 Children: 2 State raised: South Carolina State charged: South Carolina Will release: Charlotte, NC Charges: Count 1: Conspiracy to posses narcotics with the intent to distribute Count 2 Extortion…
Clarissa Burgoon – 20 Years - Please sign Clarissa’s clemency petition on change.org Name: Clarissa Burgoon #11625-031 DOB: 5-18-1974 Race: White Marital Status: Single Age: 43 Children:  Two ages 19 and 22 Grandchildren: One State where you are from: Kansas State indicted: Kansas Will release to: Kansas Charges: Conspiracy to commit Money Laundering Sentence:  20 years Served: 9…
Melissa Trigg – 1st Offender – 15 years - Please Sign Melissa Trigg’s change . org petition Melissa Trigg 18097-045 Age: 42 Children: 1 son Charge: Conspiracy to Distribute Meth / Possession of a Firearm Priors: First offense Sentence: 15 years Served: 12 years Sentenced: 2006 Prison Conduct: No Disciplinary actions / model inmate Release Date: August 16, 2019 Institution: FCI…
Debbie Singleton – 24 years 4 months - Name: Debbie M. Singleton #: 62211-097 DOB: 2/22/1965 Race: white – Mexican/Hawaiian Age: 53 Grew up in: San Mateo, CA Children: Four children, Michael, Rodolfo, Antonio, Alejandro Charge: Conspiracy to distribute 500 or more grams of meth (in VA). Went to trial and received the trial penalty at sentencing by receiving…
Phyllis Hood – 22 years – PENDING - Phyllis Hood – 28114-112 Age: 63 DOB: 10/24/1955 Race: White Children: 1 son Raised: Fontana, CA Will Live: Fontana, CA Case: Missouri Charge: Conspiracy to Traffic Meth; Trial/plea: Plea Length of Sentence: 22 years Sentenced: 2006 Served: 12 years Reduction: 2 pt reduction of 22 months Release Date: 12/20/2021 Priors: drug…
Ana Alvarez – 1st Offender – 30 years – Pending - Please sign Ana Alvarez’s change. org petition Name: Ana M. Alvarez #81092-004 DOB: 7-25-1954 Race: White hispanic Age: 63 Children: One daughter Charge: 18 USC 371 = Conspiracy to defraud the US 18 USC 1349 = Conspiracy to commit health care fraud 18 USC 286 = Submission of False Claims Sentence: 30…
Karen Davis – 20 years – DENIED - Please Sign Karen’s Change.org Petition Name: Karen L. Davis # 40291-074 DOB: 5/12/71 Age: 47 Race: Black Marital Status: Married. Children : Seven children, Timothy Benford, Nathan Benford, Willie Davis, Jr., Isadore Davis, Deonte Davis, Jazmine Davis, Brandon Davis. Raised: Tennessee Tried: Tennessee Will Live: Atlanta, GA Charge(s): Conspiracy to Distribute…
Barbara Sue Culberson – 31 years – First Offender - Name: Barbara Sue Culberson #48346-019 DOB:  10/24/41 Race: White Marital Status:  Married to Ricky Wade (who is incarcerated in Talladega, AL) Age: 76 Children:  Four living children; one deceased Grandchildren:  Eight grandchildren; four great- grandchildren State Raised:  Georgia State tried:  Georgia Will Live: Rome, Georgia Charges:  Conspiracy with intent to distribute methamphetamine;…
Barbara Pacheco – 20 years – DENIED - Name: Barbara Pacheco #05776-030 DOB:12/26/1958 Age: 59 Children: 1 son – Jay (38) 1 daughter Samantha (35) 5 grandchildren – all girls. Race: White Charge: Conspiracy to Deliver 500 grams. Served: 12 years Sentence: 20 years Sentenced in: 2006 Release Date: 07/04/2025 Priors: Petty theft and Possession of Firearm – due to raid that yielded only…
Joanne Tragas – 25 years – PENDING - Name: JOANNE TRAGAS #51090-018 DOB: March 24, 1967 Race: White Age: 51 Children: 1 Born/Raised: Toronto, Canada Will return: 1st to Canada, but hope to return to Sparta, Greece Charge: Access Device Fraud & Various White collar crime charges (credit card fraud, bank fraud , wire fraud) Tried: Eastern District of Michigan – Case No:…
Martha Garnica – 20 years – First offender - Name: Martha A. Garnica DOB: 08-31-1966 Age: 52 Race: Hispanic (U.S. Citizen) Raised: El Paso, Texas Tried: Western District Will live: El Paso, Texas Charges: Conspiracy, marijuana, bribery Sentence: 20 years Sentenced on: 2009 Served: A little over 9 years Priors: None Prison Conduct: Excellent (just a couple of minor incidents)…
Rhonda Turpin – 17 years – PENDING - Name: Rhonda J. Turpin. #31460-060 Race: African American Children: Two daughters; six grandchildren Charge: Conspiracy to commit bank fraud and tax fraud Sentence: 17 years Release Date: 11/05/2019 Started Sentence on: Oct 18, 2004 Served: 11 years Priors: Yes Prison Conduct: Good Supporters: CAN-DO Foundation, The LOHM, Families for Justice as Healing,…
Patricia Clarke – 1st Offender – Life - I hope and pray that what I did when I was 20 will not define me for the rest of my life and mandate a death sentence. I’ve read that people who commit murder, even in the state of Texas, face 5 to 99 years. I never killed anyone, yet, due to the conspiracy statute, I’ve been held responsible for the actions of others and given a Life sentence.
Andrea Joy James – 27 years 6 months - Name: Andrea Joy James #17868-056 DOB: 04/03/1966 Age: 52 Children: 1 Daughter – 2 granddaughters and 2 grandsons Race: Black Raised: Jamaica Tried: North Carolina Charge: Conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine base Year Sentenced: 1999 Sentence: 27.6 Release date: 01/11/2022 Served: 19 years Co-Defendants: Are all men and are…
Rachel Rogers – 18 years – DENIED - Name: Rachel Rogers DOB: 8/10/73 Age: 45 Race: Hispanic Children: 4 Grandchildren: 1 State raised: North Dakota Will release: Brooklyn, New York Charge: Conspiracy to distributed 500 grams of Meth Sentence: 18 years Served to date: 11 years Started Sentence On: Sept.14 2007 Priors: Sale with intent to distribute back in 96,…
Nicole Walker – 10 years – First Offender – PENDING - Name: Nicole Walker #12462-030 DOB: June 4, 1970 Race: White Marital status: Single Age: 48 years old Children: 1 daughter and 1 grandson Raised: Iowa Charged: Southern District of Iowa Charges: 1 count of conspiracy to manufacture and distribute meth Sentence: signed a 5 year plea agreement but received 10 year…
Jessica Antunez – 20 years – Pending -   Name: Jessica Lee Antunez #18799-045 DOB: 02-26-1979 Race: Caucasian Age: 39 years Children: Austin Alyssa and Victoria Grew up: Illinois Case originated in: Southern Dist of Iowa Will release to: Texas Charge: One count of conspiracy to distribute cocaine Sentence: 20 years Sentence began: July 3, 2007 Served: 12 years Prior: Probation only…
Adrianne Miller – 15 years - Please sign Adrianne’s change.org petition seeking clemency from President Trump Name: Adrianne Davis Miller Age: 39 Race: White Raised: Born in Alabama, raised in several states bc we moved alot bc of dads job Tried: Mobile Alabama Will live: Mobile Alabama Charges: Conspiracy with intent to distribute a controlled substance /…
Kristen Goduto – 14 years - Name: Kristen Goduto #62799-019 Race: White Raised: Georgia Tried: Georgia Will live: Charges:Conspiracy to posses w/ intent to Dist. oxycodone Trial/Plea: Guilty plea      Sentence: 14 years Sentenced on: May 14 2010 Served:  8 years Priors: Disorderly Conduct Prison Conduct: Exemplary Clemency status: N/A Release date: May 6 2023 Institution: FCI COLEMAN…
Rita Becerra – 1st Offender – 27 Years - I pray that the 20 years I have already served will be considered sufficient for my role in what occurred, especially since those who were far more involved are now home. I am 63 years old and the balance of my life is moving toward the shallow end, so I pray that I will be reunited with my children soon.
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