Adam Clausen – 213 Years – compassionate release GRANTED thanks to Shon Hopwood! - Congrats to Adam Clausen and his family. Please sign Adam’s Change.org Petition Name: Adam B. Clausen #54213-066 DOB: 11/29/1975 Race: White Marital: Engaged to the most beautiful woman, inside and out. Age: 44 Children: None Grandchildren: None Charges: Hobbs Act Robbery and 924(c) Use of a Firearm Sentence: 213 YEARS…
Richard Lynn – serving LIFE won a compassionate release – new outdate June 29, 2020!!! - Elated to speak to Dickie today after he walked out of USP Coleman and into the arms of family and friends.  Here is a photo of Dickie on DAY 1 of his new life!!!  Name: Richard “Dickie” Lynn DOB: July 17, 1954 Age: 65 Race: White Raised: Florida Keys Tried: In the Southern…
Ronnie Lauderdale Life + 30 was given TIME SERVED due to compassionate release! - Name: Ronnie Lauderdale Clemency #: 288213DOB: 1-18-57Race: African AmericanMarital Status: Married – 30 yearsAge: 63Children: 2 Children; 1 son deceased; 1 daughterWill Live: Arkansas w/ wife of 30 yearsUpbringing: Clarksdale, ArkansasCase: IllinoisTrial or Plea: Went to trial and found guilty.Charges: 21 U.S.C. § 841, 846 & 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)Sentence:…
Chad Marks – 40 years – won his compassionate release! - We are elated that Chad Marks sentence was reduced to 20 years and his new outdate is June 4, 2020, but his prosecutor filed an emergency stay to the circuit court to keep Chad in prison.  More good news, a 3 judge panel lifted the stay and Chad can come…
Craig Cesal – 1st offender – Serving Life for Pot was released by BOP to home confinement due to COVID-19! - My offense conduct is limited to the repair of trucks damaged when marijuana had been smuggled within the structure of the truck, I never bought, sold, used, aided and abetted, nor participated in any marijuana activity; I only provided repair support for truck drivers who did so.
Phyllis Hood – 22 years – on home confinement - Happy that Phyllis Hood was released by the BOP to home confinement. Phyllis Hood – 28114-112 Age: 64 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: 14 years Reduction:…
Chalana McFarland – 1st Offender – 30 years – given house arrest by BOP on 6/9/20 - Spoke to Chalana McFarland after she was released from Coleman.  We welcome every release even if it’s house arrest. We will still continue to advocate for her clemency. Please sign Chalana’s Change.org petition Name: Chalana McFarland #58892-019 DOB: 5/31/68 Race: Black Marital Status: Married Age: 52 Children: 1 daughter Raised:…
Elisa Castillo – 1st Offender – LIFE – NOW FREE due to compassionate release! - Please sign Elisa’s Clemency Petition. Elisa was released on May 30th due to compassionate release and is home with her family. We are overjoyed!  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…
Shanita McKnight – 1st Offender – 20 years – NOW FREE – released by BOP to home confinement - Please sign and share Shanita’s clemency petition on Change.  Name: Shanita McKnight #15537-171 DOB: 4/22/73 Race: African American Martial status: Married Age: 45 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…
Rashundria Burkes – 15 years 6 months sent to Home Confinement due to COVID-19 - We are happy the BOP released Rashundria Burkes to home confinement for her safety! We are still pursuing #Clemency but gain comfort that she is safe at home with her family!  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…
Elizabeth Rushing – 1st Offender – 24 years – released early due to COVID-19 - Please sign and share Elizabeth’s Change.org petition  Exciting news for the Rushing family now that Liz is safe at home with her family. 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…
Rufus Rochell – Serving 40 years walked out of FCI Coleman on 4/24/20. BOP gave him home confinement. - Name: Rufus Rochell #08628-017DOB: 10-9-51Age: 68Race: BlackRaised: FloridaTried: Northern District of Florida (Gainesville Division)Will live: Ft. Lauderdale, FloridaCharges: Conspiracy with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of Crack and possession with intent of the same amount,and obstruction of Justice:Went to TrialSentence: 40 years 8 monthsSentenced on: 10-20-88Served: 32 yearsPriors: Failure to…
Felix Walls – LIFER, set free on 4/24/20 due to compassionate release! - CAN-DO is elated to report that Felix Walls received a compassionate release and will walk out of prison on 4/24/20! Please sign and share Felix’s change.org petition seeking clemency.   Name: Felix Walls #02414-112 D.O.B. 01/19/1942 Race: Afro American Marital Status: Widowed Children: 9 Grandchildren: 17 State Raised: Arkansas State…
Daniel Brown – 42 years – NOW FREE on Compassionate Release! - Read about Daniels story in Wall Street Journal by Sadie Gurman: Name: Daniel Lynn Brown Race: Caucasian Marital Status: WidowedAge: 43Children: One DaughterState Indicted: IowaWill release to: Council Bluffs Iowa Trial or plead guilty: Plead Guilty Charges: (Conspiracy to distribute Methamphetamine),(Possession with intent to distribute Methamphetamine) Possession of a firearm…
CAN-DO members Rufus Rochell and Chad Marks in Wall Street Journal re: Covid-19 - Prison and jail officials trying to stem the spread of the new coronavirus behind bars are releasing thousands of prisoners to await trial or serve their sentences at home, spurring a debate over public health versus public safety—and producing some seemingly inconsistent outcomes. Rufus Rochell, 68, who is serving a…
Most vulnerable prison population is in great peril… - Roughly 50,000 inmates at federal prisons meet criteria for release to home confinement based on guidelines in the CARES Act, and the Department of Justice Bureau of Prisons has largely failed to act, according to those who work with the incarcerated. Amy Ralston Povah is a federal inmate-turned-advocate who was…
CAN-DO’s Daniel Brown in Wall Street Journal seeking compassionate release - Daniel Brown has sought his release at least five times during his 14 years behind bars. Now the coronavirus pandemic might offer him his greatest chance at freedom. A federal judge in Iowa, where Mr. Brown was originally convicted on methamphetamine and gun charges, has agreed to reconsider his request…
FOR WOMEN AT A FEDERAL PRISON HOSPITAL IN TEXAS, FEAR THAT CORONAVIRUS WILL SPREAD ‘LIKE WILDFIRE’ - Two prisoners at FMC Carswell have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to the Bureau of Prisons, including a pregnant woman in critical care on a ventilator, her baby delivered early by C-section. Although federal directives call for the release of at-risk prisoners to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Carswell’s…
Three CAN-DO members receive clemency from President Trump - President Trump granted a series of pardons and sentence commutations this week, a list that featured high-profile cases involving political corruption and corporate greed as well as more routine drug and fraud charges. In the 11 cases, Mr. Trump leaned on advice from friends and allies, as well as a woman he…
Crystal Munoz, Tynice Hall and Judith Negron among clemency recipients by President Trump - Advocates for justice overhaul said Mr. Trump should be praised for his interventions. “Some people are trying to bash Trump for letting people circumvent the process and go directly to the White House,” said Amy Ralston Povah, the founder of the Clemency for All Nonviolent Drug Offenders Foundation. “But the…
Darryl Solomon Hope – LIFE – Immediate release 4/10/20 - Please sign Darryl Solomon Hope’s change.org petition Name: Darryl Solomon Hope #28812-004 DOB: February, 17, 1966 Race: African American Marital Status: Single Age: 54 Children: 7 children Grandchildren: 14 grandchildren State you are from: Florida State where you were charged: Florida Where will you release: Fort Lauderdale, Florida Charge: USC 841…
Crystal Munoz – serving 15 years for pot received CLEMENCY on 2/18/2020 - 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.
Judith Negron – 35 years – First offender received CLEMENCY on 2/18/2020 - Please sign Judith Negron’s change.org petition Name: Judith C. Negron #95719-004 Age: 48 Race: 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 &…
Tynice Hall – 28 years received CLEMENCY on 2/18/2020 - Please Sign Tynice Hall’s Change.org Petition Name: Tynice Hall # 34596-177 DOB: 7/27/1983 Age: 36 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 more than 50 grams of a mixture and substance containing…
Santra Rucker – 13 life sentences reduced to 23 years – NOW FREE!!! - 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…
Tammie Francis – LIFE – Received Clemency on 12/19/16 walked out on 2/19/20 due to First Step Act!!! - Tammie fought for her freedom every day of her life sentence.  Even after First Step Act passed she had to file a motion and the prosecutor fought back, but she prevailed and is #NOWFREE! Tammie was #21 on the CAN-DO Top 25 Women – and can now close this awful…
Maurice Clifton Sr. 33 years 4 months NOW FREE 12/10 due to First Step Act - Just spoke with Maurice Clifton who is FREE AT LAST!!! Please sign Maurice Clifton’s change.org petition Name: Maurice Clifton Sr. #28332077 DOB: June 24, 1965 Age: 53 Raised: Mound Bayou, Mississippi Tried: Northern District of Mississippi Will Live: Mound Bayou, Mississippi Charges: Trial ( 18 U.S.C. 1956(a)(1) (A) (i) Money…
Betty Jo Rains – 22 years – First Offense – NOW FREE due to First Step Act - Name: Betty Jo Rains #20446-017 Age: 60 Race: White Raised: Florida Case: Florida Will live: Florida Charges: Conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute more than 5 kilos of cocaine and possession of  firearms in the furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Pled guilty: revoked Sentence: 22 years and 7 months Served: 10…
Laura LaPaz – Goes free on 12/2/2019 due to First Step Act - Name: Laura LaPaz #30388-034Age: 39Race: White Raised: Texas Tried: Louisiana Will live: Texas or California Charges: Count 1-conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture of substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetimine 21USC 841 [a] [1] and 841 [b] [1] [A]…
Nicole Walker – 10 years – First Offender – NOW FREE released 12/18/19 - Name: Nicole Walker #12462-030 DOB: June 4, 1970 Race: White Marital status: Single Age: 49 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…
Nancy Ferneau – Serving 25 years is NOW FREE! Thanks to First Step Act – Compassionate release - Nancy has finally walked out of Carswell women’s medical facility and is with her family in Washington State!  We are absolutely thrilled that she made it out of prison, especially since she had so many ailments! Please sign Nancy’s change.org clemency petition and share with others Name: Nancy E.Ferneau #06966-059…
Mary Beth Looney – serving 42 years is NOW FREE thanks to First Step Act - Congratulations to Mary Beth Looney who received clemency on 12/19/16 but still had to serve 6 more years.   Thanks to the First Step Act Mary Beth was released on 12/5/19 as was her husband Donald, “Dody”  Both received the Elderly release program.               …
Patricia Cooney – 1st Offender – 30 years – NOW FREE due to First Step Act! - PLEASE sign Patricia’s Change.org petition Name: Patricia Cooney #50662-004 DOB: 7-18-1953 Race: Black Marital Status: Single Age: 66 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 Will…
Aaron Sandusky – 10 Years for Medical Marijuana is NOW FREE! Early release due to First Step Act - Aaron Sandusky #63038-112 DOB: 01/08/1970 Marital status: Engaged to Darlene Buenrostro Children: None Raised: California Tried: Los Angeles, CACharge: Conspiracy to manufacture and Distribute Marijuana Sentence: 10 years Incarcerated Since: 2012 Sentencing Date: 1/07/2012 Served: 7 years Will Live: Rancho Cucamonga, CA Priors: DUI Alcohol Incidents: None – Perfect Conduct…
Michael Bryant – LIFE – NOW FREE due to First Step Act - We are pleased to say that Michael was released from prison on Nov. 1st, 2019. Name: Michael Andrea Bryant DOB: 5/14/79. Race: Black Marital Status: Single Age: 39 Raised: Alabama Indicted: Alabama Sentence: LIFE Charges: Possession with intent to sell a crack cocaine Served: 12 years Clemency status: Denied by President Obama Accomplishments: Graduated…

 

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