Author: Amy Ralston Povah

Amy Ralston Povah is a clemency recipient under President Clinton, an award winning filmmaker, and founder of the CAN-DO Foundation.
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Rufus Rochell – Serving 40 years walked out of FCI Coleman on 4/24/20. BOP gave him home confinement.

Name: Rufus Rochell #08628-017
DOB: 10-9-51
Age: 69
Race: Black
Raised: Florida
Tried: Northern District of Florida (Gainesville Division)
Will live: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Charges: Conspiracy with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of Crack and possession
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Michael Harris – 19 years 7 months – Clemency Granted 1/20/21

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Name:
Michael Ray Harris
DOB: 9/20/61
Age: 58
Raised: Los Angeles, California
Tried: California
Will live: California
Children: 2
Charges: District Court Case No: 8800972(B)-WJR; Count 1: 21 U.S.C 846 (conspiracy to Possess with … Read the rest

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Andrew Cox is serving LIFE for Pot!
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Andy Cox – Life for Pot is NOW FREE due to Compassionate release!

Andy Cox was Serving Life for Pot and walked out of prison on 1/6/20. We are elated for Andy and his family!!! 

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Name: Andrew Cox, #89487-020
DOB:
7/13/1963
Children: 3
Born and Raised: Vero … Read the rest

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Dr. Johnny Trotter – First Offender – 15 years

 Name: Johnny Ray Trotter
DOB:  June 18, 1975
Age: 45
Race: African American
Raised: Bloomfield, Michigan
Will live: Bloomfield, Michigan
Indicted: May 8, 2014 in the Eastern District of Michigan
Trial or plea: Went to trial
Charge: Count 1 … Read the rest

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Anthony Viola – First Offender – LIFE

Anthony and his wife

Name: Anthony S. Viola #38206-053
DOB:  August 17, 1942
Race:  Caucasian
Marital Status: Married 56 years
Age: 78
Children: 5  (3 biological)
Grandchildren: 9
State where you are from: New York
State indicted:  New York
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Michael “Meeko” Thompson – 60 years for pot – Michigan received clemency from Michigan Gov Whitmer on 12/22/20

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THIS IS A MICHIGAN STATE CASE – NOT FEDERAL

Name: Michael “Meeko” Thompson
DOB: 4/19/51
Race: Black
Age: 69
Children: 1 deceased 4 alive
Grandchildren: 6
Charge: Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana and Gun Charges
Served: 26 years
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New York Post quotes several CAN-DO clemency candidates in annual Turkey pardon article by Steven Nelson

https://nypost.com/2020/11/24/turkeys-expected-to-be-first-in-slew-of-final-trump-pardons/

Trump will “pardon” gobblers named Corn and Cobin an annual tradition at the White House on Tuesday, but in a potential twist, allies and reform advocates are anticipating more serious reprieves in the coming weeks.

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Jerry Vega – 30 years – received compassionate release on 12/21/20

Please sign Jerry’s change.org petition and watch the video of his daughter Jerri.

Name: Jerry Vega 30392-053
DOB:
4-28-55;
Age: 65
Nationality: Puerto Rican;
Marital Status: Single
Children: one daughter – Jerri Vega
State from: New York State
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James “Jimmy” Romans – Life for Pot reduced to 30 years – Clemency Granted on 1/20/21

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Name:
James Romans #10195-028
DOB: 7-7-1971
Race: White
Marital status: Single
Age: 49
Children: 3 children, 2 grandchildren
Raised: Indiana
Tried: Texas
Will live: Indianapolis, Indiana
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana
Sentence: Life Without … Read the rest

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Michelle West – 1st Offender – Two Life sentences plus 50 years

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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 & … Read the rest

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Evelyn Bozon Pappa – 1st Offender – LIFE

Name: Evelyn Cecilia Bozon Pappa #48576-004
DOB: June 10-1961
Age: 59
Race: White/Hispanic
Tried: Eastern District of Florida
Will live: Colombia
Charges: Conspiracy to import cocaine  (count 1)
Conspiracy to possess
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Angela Wright has served over a decade and needs clemency

By Joe ChenApr 3, 2020

https://atlstandard.com/stories/529028232-angela-wright-seeks-clemency-from-president-trump-to-reunite-with-son

Angela Wright, 43, has served approximately 13 years of a 30-year sentence for convictions of conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute. Criminal justice advocates say she is a deserving candidate … Read the rest

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Ana Alvarez’s clemency plea to President Trump

https://miamicourant.com/stories/529028206-ana-alvarez-seeks-clemency-from-president-trump-after-serving-a-decade-in-prison-for-healthcare-fraud

By Joe Chen Apr 3, 2020
for Miami Courant – Miami Herald

Ana Alvarez, a 64-year-old mother to an only daughter, has served approximately 10 years of her 30-year sentence for a conspiracy to commit health care fraud conviction. … Read the rest

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Darrell J. Triplett, Sr. 30 years – Set Free on 12/21/20 due to compassionate release – First Step Act

Name: Darrell J. Triplett, Sr. #29658-044
DOB:
 January 4, 1969
Race: African American
Marital Status: Single 
Age: 51
Children: Darrell J. Triplett, Jr. (27) Darrene Jamelah Triplett (23)
Grandchildren: Nyla Rey Triplett 
State raised: California
State indicted: Topeka, Kansas 
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