Category: Now Free

CAN-DO Individuals who are now free. These people either completed their sentence or received clemency.

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Rachel Hanson – 12 years – released on CARES Act

We are excited that Rachel was released on CARES Act on August 9, 2021 and was called in by her case worker at the halfway house to fill out a clemency petition because she meets Biden’s criteria as someone who Read the rest

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LaShonda Hall – 45 years – NOW FREE – Compassionate Release!

LaShonda Hall walked out of prison on Tuesday, April 12th, 2022!
She is now home with her family and her battle to overcome a draconian sentence is over!.
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Diana Marquez – 1st Offender – 30 years for pot! Compassionate release GRANTED!

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Exciting update – Diana Marquez was called in to the halfway house on 12/28 to have her ankle monitor removed! Her compassionate release was granted on 12/21 by Judge Briones, docketed on 12/27 and as of today she no longer … Read the rest

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Anthony Viola – First Offender – Serving LIFE is NOW FREE!

We received some great news from Anthony Viola’s family that he would walk out of prison on October 12th due to a sentence reduction filed in the court under Amendment 782 – Drug Minus Two. This should have occurred years
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Eva Palma Atencio – 1st Offender – LIFE is NOW FREE

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Congratulations to Eva Palma Atencio and her family. She has finally received relief that is long overdue!  We will be adding more info after she gets through the immigration process.

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Eric McCauley – serving 23 years for pot received Compassionate Release on 6/24/21

Congratulations to Eric McCauley and his entire family, especially his son, Ethan! This wonderful family, son and dad can now reunite, heal, love, and celebrate this wonderful miracle called freedom! Freedom photos will be posted soon.  


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Lawrence McCarroll – 33 years — released on CARES Act!

We are so happy for Lawrence and his mother Judy who has been a CAN-DO Guardian Angel for many years. She was Lawrence’s biggest advocate and never stopped working to bring him home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jessica Antunez – 20 years – CARES Act on 8/27/21

jessica-picTalked to Jessica on 8/27/21 after she was released from FCI Dublin and on her way home! She will be on home confinement and we are elated that she can now reunite with her children, family and friends!  Congrats Jessica!Read the rest

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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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Evelyn Bozon Pappa – 1st Offender – Serving LIFE is NOW FREE! Compassionate release!

Congratulations to Evelyn Bozon Pappas and her entire family, especially her daughter, but the entire family fought the good fight and won!  Special thanks to Jason Hernandez who was responsible for putting together a team of law students to assist
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Ricardo Riojas – Life for pot received Compassionate Release on 2-10-21!

Huge congratulations to Ricardo and his family, especially his daughter, Cynthia who called CAN-DO’s president, Amy Povah after she got the wonderful news!  It could not have happened to a nicer man, nor anyone more deserving!

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Michael Pelletier – Serving Life for Pot – CLEMENCY GRANTED 1/20/21

What an honor to meet Michael in person on the 420 Fishing trip that in Florida sponsored by Stacey Theis, Robert Platshorn, Freedom Grow Forever, CAN-DO, Life for Pot,  and many others.  We will soon be adding an entire page … Read the rest

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Lavonne Roach – 30 Years – CLEMENCY GRANTED 1/20/21

Congratulations to Lavonne Roach who is NOW FREE!  We met up in Las Vegas for a huge hug and to celebrate with her amazing daughter Clarissa who worked hard to help bring her mother home.

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Lavonne Roach 10431-073
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David Barren – Life reduced to 30 years – Clemency Granted – TWICE!!! This time it’s time served!

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Please sign David Barren’s change.org petition and share with your network.  Help us bring David home to his family.
David Barren’s sentence was commuted from LIFE to 30 years. This is shocking because so many men with multiple prior convictions … Read the rest

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Chalana McFarland – 1st Offender – 30 years – Clemency Granted on 1/20/21

Congratulations to Chalana McFarland who received clemency from President Trump on 1/20/21.  She was serving her sentence on house arrest due to CARES Act when she got the life-altering news.   Chalana is now living in Georgia and has reunited with … Read the rest

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