CATHY LEE JONES received a commutation of her sentence by President Obama on
December 17th, 2014. She is currently scheduled to be released in April, 2015. CAN-DO congratulates Cathy for her endurance and perseverance! Miracles can happen – Cathy is proof!
Name: Cathy Lee Jones
DOB: March 1, 1961
Children: Three children, 15 grandkids
Race: African American
Charge: Conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine
Sentence: 21 years
Served: 12 years
Sentenced: April, 3, 2003
Priors: Walking away from Rehab, misdemeanor possession of crack
Everyone else is already free except me and my boyfriend. My offense was basically being his girlfriend.
In an 18-month period, I lost my mother, two brothers and a sister. It has been devastating, to say the least. I doubt that anyone can ever comprehend what it’s like to learn that a family member has passed away and you cannot either provide or gain comfort to or from surviving family members.
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