Author: Amy Ralston

Amy Ralston Povah is a clemency recipient under President Clinton, an award winning filmmaker, and founder of the CAN-DO Foundation.

Detra Pate – Serving 10 years is NOW FREE – Immediate Release on Compassionate Release

Name: Detra Wiley Pate #22511-021
DOB: November 16
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Age: 57
Children: 2
Grandchildren: none
State where you are from: Georgia
State indicted:  Georgia
Trial or pled guilty: Trial
Charges: Medicare/Healthcare Fraud
Length of SentenceRead the rest

Angela Reynolds – 23 years for drug charges

Name:Angela Reynolds  
Race: White
Marital Status: separated
Age: 41
Children: 2
Grandchildren: 0
Indicted in: Arlington, TX
Will release to: Sherman TX
Pled: Guilty
Charges: Conspiracy to sell a controlled substance
Sentence: 22 years and 11 months
Served: 8 … Read the rest

The Case for Second Chances – Sept 22, 2023: Office of the Pardon Attorney, Dept of Justice

CAN-DO Foundation President Amy Ralston Povah is honored to speak at an event entitled The Case For Second Chances.  Although the event is not open to the pubic, it will be live screened at this link on Sept 22, 2023 … Read the rest

Donald Fugitt – 1st time offender – 11 years 6 months for Marijuana NOW FREE!

Congrats to Donald Fugitt and his family, especially mom Carla Lunceford who called and was overjoyed that
her son, Donald finally got his 1/2 house date – June 1st – here he comes.  More families being reunited is a blessing … Read the rest

Pardon Attorney, Liz Oyer hosts Second Chance Month event in DC – April 21, 2023.

For Second Chance month, Liz Oyer hosted an event in DC and brought together many former clemency recipients.  Three former clemency recipients were asked to share their stories, which included Norman Brown accompanied by his attorney, Danielle Metz accompanied by … Read the rest

Pedro Moreno – LIFE FOR POT

Please sign Pedro’s petition. 

Name: Pedro “Pete” Moreno #71498-079
DOB: Jan. 8 1960
Race: Hispanic
Marital Status: widowed.
Age: 63
Children: 5
Grandchildren: 4
State raised: Texas
State charged: Texas
Will live: Roma, Texas
Charge: Conspiracy with intent to … Read the rest

Michael Montalvo – LIFE without parole

Michael Montalvo

Name: Michael Montalvo 87224-012
Status: Grandfather
Age: 78
Tried: Eastern district of California
Will Live: California
Offense Charged: Non-violent 1980s drug conspiracy charged as a continuing criminal enterprise from 1983 to 1986.
Sentence: After declining a 15 and 10 year … Read the rest

Earlie Deacon Barber – Clemency Granted from a LIFE Sentence for a Drug Conspiracy


Huge congrats to Ms Yanes, his attorney, Adrianne Miller who begged me to take his case when I wasn’t taking anymore … Read the rest

Terrance Cole – LIFE – CONSPIRACY to Distribute Cocaine & Money Laundering

Name: Terrance L. Cole, Reg. #04483-748
DOB: July 26
Race: Black
Raised: Pittsburgh, PA
Tried:  Western District of Pennsylvania
Will live: Pittsburgh, PA
Charges: 21 USC 846 – Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a substance containing cocaine; 18 … Read the rest

Tracy Feagan – LIFE for Drug Conspiracy

Tray with his sister
Name:  Tracy DeVon Feagan #41858-074
Race: African American
Marital Status: Married since 1998
Age: 54 years
Children:  4
Grandchildren:  7
State where you are from:  Alabama
State where indicted:  Tennessee
Will release to:  Birmingham, Alabama
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Wilfredo Barrios – Life Without Parole


Wilfredo Barrios is Serving LIFE for Drugs – Please sign his petition

Name: Wilfredo Barrios #: 21080-112
DOB: 4/16/63
Age: 57
Race: Hispanic
Raised: in Guatemala until he was 18 years old when he arrived in the United States… Read the rest

Piotr Misiolek – 1st offense – 45 years for MDMA

Name: Piotr (Peter) Misiolek #21155-424
DOB: Oct. 19,1973
Race: white
Raised: Debica Poland from birth to 17yrs, then Chicago, IL from 17 years to date.
Tried:  Northern District of Ill.
Will live: Debica, Poland (after deportation)
Charges: Conspiracy to distribute … Read the rest

Gabriel David Gomez – 30 years for pot

Name: Gabriel David Gomez #21786051
DOB: 5/31/77
Age: 44
Race: White/Hispanic
Raised: State of New Mexico
Will live: Albuquerque, New Mexico with family
Charges: 21 U.S.C. sec. 846; 21 U.S.C. sec. 841(b)(1)(A) & 841(a)(1)(Conspiracy to Distribute a 1000 kilos or … Read the rest

Sanford Johnson – 12.5 Years for Marijuana

Name: Sanford Eugene Johnson, III, #25702-017
DOB: February 18
Race: White.
Raised: Pensacola, Florida.
Tried:  Northern District of Florida.
Will live: Pensacola, Florida.
Charges: 21 USC 841-Conspiracy to distribute marijuana; 18 USC 1956-Conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Trial or plea: Read the rest

Jason Brant Gregg – 1st offense – 15 Years for Marijuana

Name: Jason Brant Gregg, Reg. #17151-111
DOB: April 3
Race: White
Raised: Willits, CA
Tried:  Southern District of Iowa
Will live: Redwood Valley, CA
Charges: 21 USC 846, 841(b)(1)(B)-Conspiracy to manufacture, distribute, & possess with intent to distribute 100 kilos/more … Read the rest

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