Top 25 Men Deserving Clemency

CAN-DO Top 25 Men Deserving Clemency

Pedro Moreno – LIFE FOR POT - Please sign Pedro’s petition.  Name: Pedro “Pete” Moreno #71498-079DOB: Jan. 8 1960Race: HispanicMarital Status: widowed.Age: 63Children: 5Grandchildren: 4State raised: TexasState charged: TexasWill live: Roma, TexasCharge: Conspiracy with intent to distribute 1000 kilograms of marijuana, money launderingSentence: LIFEServed to date: 27Started Sentence on: Nov 19, 1996Priors: NONEPrison Conduct: ExcellentClemency status: Pending Case # C298646Supporters: Municipal Judge Livia P. Muniz, […]
Michael Montalvo – LIFE without parole - 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 offer to plead guilty, Michael was sentenced to mandatory life without parole as a “trial […]
Earlie Deacon Barber – Clemency Granted from a LIFE Sentence for a Drug Conspiracy - CONGRATULATIONS TO EARLIE DEACON BARBER AND THE MANY PEOPLE WHO HELPED THIS DREAM COME TRUE – GOD IS GREAT. Huge congrats to Ms Yanes, his attorney, Adrianne Miller who begged me to take his case when I wasn’t taking anymore cases, Malik King who personally knew who Earlie Deacon Barber was and visited his mother […]
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 USC 1956(h) – Conspiracy to commit money laundering. Trial or plea: Not Guilty – Went to Trial. Sentenced on: March 10, […]
Tracy Feagan – LIFE for Drug Conspiracy - Accomplishments:  High School Graduation 1989; Received scholarships in both music and basketball; Completed 2 years of college.  While imprisoned, accomplished the following:• Current Work Assignment:  D-1 Orderly (since 2018) Second in line for Head Orderly• Current Care Assignments:  Care1 – Healthy or Simple Chronic Care; Care1-MH – Mental Health; Coronavirus Crew• Education Courses:  Real Estate, […]
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 Tried: went to trial in the Southern District of Indiana Will live: Inglewood, CA. Children: Three […]
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 ecstasy; conspiracy to money laundering; conspiracy to transport and sell stolen vehicles; Trial or plea: Pled guilty – pressured […]
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 more of marijuana); & 18 U.S.C. sec. 1956(a)(1)(B)(i) & 18 U.S.C. sec. 1957(money laundering counts—casino […]
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: Guilty Plea. Sentenced on: November 8, 2017. Served: 4 years. Priors: No felony charges, but other marijuana charges. Prison Conduct: Exemplary, no incident reports; […]
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 marijuana; 100/more plants & hashish. 18 USC 1956(a)(1)(A)(i), 1956(h)-Conspiracy to commit money laundering. Trial or plea: Guilty Plea Sentenced […]
Daniel Longoria – 1st offense – 30 Years for Marijuana! - Name: Daniel Longoria, Reg. #48291-177 DOB: November 20 Race: Hispanic Raised: Brownfield, Texas Tried:  Northern District of Texas Will live: Brownfield, Texas Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute 200-400 Kilos Marijuana (21 USC § 841(1)(1) & § 846) Trial or plea: Went to Trial. Sentenced on: August 19, 2015 Served: 7 years Priors: First Offender. Prison Conduct: Exemplary, no incident reports, programs and has worked […]
Joseph Akers – 16.5 Years for CONSPIRACY to Distribute Marijuana & Money Laundering - Name: Joseph Akers, Reg. #65108-066 DOB: July 29 Race: Black/Muslim Raised: North Philadelphia, PA Tried:  Eastern District of Pennsylvania Will live: Limerick, PA Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana (21 USC § 841(a)(1)(A)); Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering (18 USC 1956) Trial or plea: Plead Guilty Sentenced on: July 20, 2018 Priors: Minor charges Prison Conduct: Exemplary; has completed many programs Clemency status:  Pending […]
Blake Stover – 60 years – meth and powder cocaine. - Please sign Blake’s petition on Name: Blake Hankins Stover #14586064 DOB: 9/8/1960 Race: Caucasian Marital Status: Single Age: 63 Children: One Charge: Conspiracy to manufacture, possess with intent to distribute, and distribute, in excess of 50 grams of methamphetamine, in excess of 500 grams of a mixture of methamphetamine, and in excess of 5 kilograms […]
Salvador Martinez – 25 Years for Conspiracy to Distribute 500 grams of Methamphetamine - Name: Salvador Martinez, Reg. #46749-177 DOB: August 19 Race: Hispanic Raised: Dallas, Texas Tried:  Northern District of Texas Will live: Grand Prairie, TX Charges: 21 USC 846, 841(a)(1) & (b)(1)(A) – Conspiracy to possess 500 grams of meth, with intent to distribute Trial or plea: Plead Guilty. Sentenced on: October 8, 2020 Priors: One at age 18 – Class B Misdemeanor/Received Probation […]
Cornelius Berry – 15 Years for Marijuana Conspiracy - Name: Cornelius Lynn Berry, Reg. #26251-078 DOB: March 31 Race: Black Raised: Tyler, Texas Tried:  Eastern District of Texas Will live: Desoto, Texas Charges: 21 USC 846-Conspiracy to Possess & Distribute Marijuana. Trial or plea: Guilty Plea Sentenced on: January 11, 2017 Served: 6 years. Priors: Yes, for marijuana. Prison Conduct: Exemplary. Clemency status:  Pending Case #C299208 Release date: July 21, 2029. Institution: FCI El […]
Robert J. Thomas – 20 Years for Possession with intent to Distribute Marijuana & Marijuana Plants - Name: Robert Thomas, Reg. #10523-027 DOB: July 16 Race: White Raised: South Bend, Indiana Tried:  Northern District of Indiana Will live: Sevierville, TN. Charges: Possession with intent to Distribute Marijuana & Possession with intent to Distribute in excess of 100 marijuana plants – (21 USC § 841(a)(1). Trial or plea: Trial. Sentenced on: August 19, 2010. Priors: Marijuana charges, cocaine […]
Shawn Leo Barth – 26.8 Years for Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine - Name: Shawn Leo Barth, Reg. #08470-059 DOB: December 13, 1970. Race: White. Raised: Bismarck, ND. Tried:  District of North Dakota. Will live: Mandan, ND. Charges: Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine – (21 USC § 841(a)(1) & 846; Possession of Firearm – 18 USC 924(c)(1)(A) . Trial or plea: Trial. Sentenced on: March 22, 2004, to LIFE, Received Clemency […]
Wayne Pray – LIFE for drug related charges - Name: Wayne PrayRace: African AmericanMarital Status: Married Age: 76 years oldChildren: 13 State raised: Newark, New Jersey State indicted: Newark, New Jersey Will release: New Jersey. Charges: Violating 21USC 848 (b) and (a) 21 USC 960 and 21 USC 846 and 841. Length of sentence: Life without parole. Time served: 36 years Started sentence on: […]
Dr. Johnny Trotter – First Offender – 15 years -  Name: Johnny Ray TrotterDOB:  June 18, 1975Age: 45Race: African AmericanRaised: Bloomfield, MichiganWill live: Bloomfield, MichiganIndicted: May 8, 2014 in the Eastern District of MichiganTrial or plea: Went to trialCharge: Count 1 Health Care Fraud Conspiracy 18:13Count 2-4 Health Care Fraud 18:1347Sentence: 15 years Sentenced on:  November 8, 2017Served: 3 yearsPriors: First Time OffenderPrison Conduct: Exemplary – […]
Andrew Wayne Landells – 15 Years for Conspiracy to Launder Monetary Instruments - Name: Andrew Wayne Landells, Reg. #68432-308. DOB: February 4, 1967. Race: Black. Raised: Kingston, Jamaica. Tried:  Eastern District of North Carolina. Will live: If not deported back to Jamaica, he will live with his wife in Florida. Charges: Conspiracy to Launder Monetary Instruments; 18 USC 1956(h) & (a)(1)(B)(i). Trial or plea: Plea. Sentenced on: November 18, 2014. Priors: Entering the US with […]
Alejandro Garcia Salinas – 30 years for a Nonviolent Drug Conspiracy - Name: Alejandro Garcia Salinas, Reg. #21764-279 DOB: June 20 Race: Hispanic Raised: Texas Tried:  Northern District of Texas Will live: Fort Worth Texas if not deported.  If deported, Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana & Cocaine. (21 USC § 841(b)(1)(A) & § 846) Trial or plea: Plead Guilty. Sentenced on: December 15, 2012 Priors: Minor traffic violations Prison Conduct: Exemplary, few minor […]
Charles Scott – 51 years - Sign and share Charles’s Change petition seeking support for clemency: Name: Charles Scott #05917-028 Race: African American Marital Status: Single Age: 46 Children: 1 daughter Grandchildren: 1 grandson State raised: Indiana State charged: Indiana Will release: Indianapolis, Indiana Charge: Conspiracy to interfere with commerce and 924 (c) stacking Sentence: 51 years Served to date: 22 years Started Sentence: September of 1998 […]
Ismael Lira – Life for pot - Please sign Ismael Lira’s petition Name: Ismael Lira #45946-180Age: 44Race: American. Mom Was Born in Del Rio, Dad in Mexico.Raised: TexasTried: TexasWill live: Del RioCharged: ConspiracySentence: Life without paroleSentenced on: October 23, 2006Served: 15 yearsPriors: NonePrison Conduct: ExceptionalClemency status: Denied on January 6, 2017Release date: N/AInstitution: USP Terre Haute, P O Box 33, Terre Haute, IN. 47808Accomplishments: ACE Electrical Trade Introduction […]
Donald Fugitt – 1st offender – 11 years 6 months for pot - Please Sign Donald’s Petition on Name: Donald Fugitt  #21978078 Race: White DOB:  5-17-1984 Age 38 Children: Three children, 2 girls ages 15&11, and a boy age 4 Raised: Commerce, Texas Tried: Eastern District of Texas Will Live: Commerce, Texas Charge Conspiracy to Possess with the Intent to Distribute Marijuania Year Arrested 2013 Year Sentenced 2015 […]
Hector Marquez-Ramos – LIFE for Marijuana CONSPIRACY! - Name: Hector Leonel Marquez-Ramos, #55813-180 DOB: September 18 Race: Hispanic Raised: Chihuahua, Mexico Tried:  Western District of Texas Will live: Mexico – He will be deported. Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana, 21 USC § 841(a)(1); Conspiracy to Import, 21 USC § 959; Distribution for the purpose of unlawful importation of marijuana 21 § 963, 960. Trial or plea: Went to […]
Jerry Vega – 30 years – received compassionate release on 12/21/20 - Please sign Jerry’s 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 State Charged: NYS Will Live: New York Charges: Conspiracy to distribute 500 grams of cocaine and 100grams of heroine Sentence: 30 […]
David Barren – Life reduced to 30 years – Clemency Granted – TWICE!!! This time it’s time served! - Please sign David Barren’s 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 received a full commutation who engaged in major drug trafficking.   We hope that President […]
Luke Scarmazzo – 21.8 years for Medical Marijuana — NOW FREE ON COMPASSIONATE RELEASE! - Luke’s co-defendant, Ricardo Montes received clemency. They were charged together and are co-defendants.   Please sign this petition supporting Luke’s clemency on  Luke Scarmazzo # 63131-097 DOB: 1980 Age: 41 Race: White Raised: California Tried: Went to trial in the Eastern District of California Will live: Modesto, California Children: One daughter Charge: Conducting a continuing […]
Rufus Rochelle – Serving 40 years Released on CARES Act on 4/24/20 - Name: Rufus Rochelle #08628-017DOB: 10-9-51Age: 70Race: 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: 33 yearsPriors: Failure to return vehicle on time, and other […]
Michael Harris – 19 years 7 months – Clemency Granted 1/20/21 - Please sign Michael’s change petition. 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 Intent to Distribute Cocaine); Counts 2 and 4; 21 U.S.C 841(a)(1) and 18 U.S.C 2(Aiding and Abetting Possession with Intent to Distribute […]
Marcus Paige – 1st Offender – 25 years – NOW FREE due to Compassionate release filed by John Albanes through FAMM/NACDL clearing house! - Washington Examiner focuses on the compelling case of Marcus Paige supported by his uncle and NFL former football player Anthony Paige. Name: Marcus A Paige #34614007 Age: 41 Race: Black Male Raised: Washington, DC Tried: Washington, DC Will Live: Silver Spring, Md Charges: 2nd Degree Murder Extraordinary Circumstances: See letter below from co-defendant Trial/Plea: Trial Sentence: […]
Clemency for William Underwood – Life Without Parole – NOW FREE due to Compassionate Release - Please sign the petition to free William Underwood.  Name: William Underwood #04849-016 Age: 67 Children: 4 children, 3 grandchildren Charge: RICO, RICO Conspiracy, 21 USC §846 (he completed this part of his sentence in 2008) and Life without parole on 21 USC §848(a) Continuing Criminal Enterprise Sentence: 20-year concurrent sentence (he completed this part […]
John Bolen – First Offender – Life – Clemency Granted 10/21/20 - The CAN-DO Foundation is elated that President Trump has granted clemency to John Bolen so he can be reunited with his wife,  June and son John Bolen as well as the entire family including John’s grandmother who is in her 90s.    John’s case was one of the most egregious cases CAN-DO has ever advocated […]
Charles “Duke” Tanner – 30 years – First offender – Clemency Granted on 10-21-20 - The CAN-DO Foundation is thrilled that President Trump has granted clemency to Charles “Duke” Tanner so he can be reunited with his family, significant other, Rita Cushenberry, (a nurse) and son, Charles Tanner Jr.   Duke was an undefeated light, heavy weight boxer from Gary Indiana who boxed in one of Trump’s casinos when he […]
Michael Alexander – 22 years 4 months – NOW FREE - Please sign Michael’s petition Name: Michael F. Alexander #33454-060 DOB: Dec. 19, 1963 Children: 3 children : 30, 29 and 11 years old Grandchildren: 5 grandchildren Raised: Cleveland, Ohio Indicted: Cleveland, Ohio Will Live: Cleveland, Ohio Served: 14 years Charges: Poss. w/intent to distribute 3 and 1/2 kilos of powder cocaine Sentence: 22 years […]
Frank Merold – LIFE – received compassionate release – now free! - Name: Frank L. MeroldDOB June 6, 1958Age: 62Race: White AmericanRaised: Southern CaliforniaTried: Northern District of Florida, Gainesville.Will live: Hollywood, Florida, upon release.Trial or plea: Went to trialCharges: Convicted of 1 Count of 21 USC 846. Conspiracy, in a reverse sting cocaine conspiracy caseSentence: LifeSentenced on: August 2001 (trial was July 1999)Served: 21 yearsPriors: No prior convictions, […]
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: Life Plus 30 yearsServed: 15 […]
Darryl Solomon Hope – LIFE – Immediate release 4/10/20 but, state wanted more time for petty prior – Darryl walked out of prison on 1/1/21!!! Congratulations!!! - Please sign Darryl Solomon Hope’s 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 &846 Conspiracy to distribute 5 […]
Adam Clausen – 213 Years – compassionate release GRANTED thanks to Shon Hopwood! - Congrats to Adam Clausen and his family. Please sign Adam’s 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 Served to Date: 20 years Started […]
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 District of Alabama (Mobile Division) […]
Brian Johnson – Life without parole – NOW FREE thanks for First Step Act - CAN-DO identified Brian as a First Step Recipient and he was interviewed by Cut50’s Louis L. Reed.  No need to sign Brian Johnson’s petition Name: Brian Johnson #33822037 Age: 47 years old Race: African American Raised: Baltimore Maryland Case originated: Alexandria Virginia Will live: Atlanta Charges: Conspiracy to launder Money; Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams […]
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 IowaTrial or plead guilty: Plead Guilty Charges: (Conspiracy to distribute Methamphetamine),(Possession with intent to distribute Methamphetamine) Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking […]
Euka Wadlington – LIFE – NOW FREE! Compassionate release! -   Name: Euka Wadlington #10296-424 DOB: Feb , 1966 Race: African American Marital Status: Single Age: 52 Children: 5 Grandchildren: 3 State Raised: Illinois State Charged: Iowa Will release: Chicago, IL Charge: Non-violent crack conspiracy/attempt delivery Served to date: 19 years Started Sentence: May 10, 1999 Priors: several Prison Conduct: Clear/no incident reports Clemency status: Denied […]
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 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 Laundering – $2,500.00)(21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1) […]
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 drug program, real estate courses, […]
Stet Frazier – serving LIFE – NOW FREE due to First Step Act - Name: Steffeny “Stet” Frazier Race: BlackAge: 52 Children: 2 daughters, 6 sons, 5 grandchildrenState where you are from: Atlanta, GeorgiaWill release to: Atlanta, GeorgiaTrial or pled guilty: Trial – found guilty. Charges: Conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine Length of Sentence:  Life without parole Served: 25 years Started Sentence on: In custody since 1994 Release date: 8/02/2019Priors: First Offense Prison Conduct: Exemplary Institution: USP Atlanta Media: Washington Examiner: […]
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 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 Charged: Michigan Will Live:. Milwaukee, […]
Troy Powell – 20 years – First Step Recipient - Name: Troy Powell DOB: 3/29/77Race: WhiteMarital Status: SingleAge: 44 Raised: LENOIR, NCWill live: LENOIR, NCCharges: CONSPIRACY TO SELL CRACKSentence: 20 Years Served: 15 Years 6 MonthsStarted Sentence on: 9/13/03 Release date: 2/22/2019 Institution: FMC LexingtonComments: I did way to much time for the charge Plans: I want to get a job and start saving for […]
Robert Shipp – Life Reduced to 30 years – Now free - Robert served his time and is currently living in Chicago. Watch Robert’s sister Veda Ajamu on NBC news about the passing of First Step Act Please sign Robert Shipp’s petition Robert was featured in The Mercy Lottery: A Review of the Obama Administration’s Clemency Initiative by NYU Law School released June 2018; a thesis […]
Anthony Leo Stutson – LIFE - Name: Anthony Leo Stutson Age: 64 Race: African American Raised: Birmingham Alabama left at 13 years old and reside in Pomona California Tried in: Northern District of Birmingham Alabama Trial/plea: Exorcised 6th Amend right to a trial. Will live: San Bernardino California Sentenced on: July 5, 1994 Sentence:Life without parole Served: 26 years Clemency Status: Clemency was […]
Ricardo Ruiz Montes – 20 years – Received Clemency on 1/19/17 - Ricardo was called and given the wonderful news that he received clemency. His family can finally exhale and dream of a renewed future together. Name: Ricardo Ruiz Montes #63130-097 DOB: 1980 Race:  Hispanic Family: Three children ages 11, 8 and 7 years old Charges: Conducting a continuing criminal enterprise and 4 counts of manufacture/possession of marijuana […]
Clinton Matthews – Life – Received Clemency 12/19/16 - Clinton was #6 on the CAN-DO Top 25! Message from Clinton Matthews: I been trying to reach you I am so relieved..I received the good news today and God is good.. you are the greatest. you have helped me to get my life back and I am humbled.. and appreciative……I thank you for being part of […]
Congrats to Dicky Joe Jackson – LIFE – received clemency on 8/3/16 - Talked to Joe Jackson today – he walked out of prison today, Sept 31st!!! Free At Last! Great article about “Breaking Bad Truck Driver” in Daily Mail Got word from Joe’s daughter April that her dad was one out of 214 people to receive clemency! It’s been a long journey but the suffering is over! […]
Paul Free – Serving Life For Pot – Received Clemency on 12/19/16 – NOW FREE!!! - Why commutation: I have already served over 20 years and which I believe is a long enough sentence for a non-violent marijuana offense. I have a spotless prison disciplinary record and have served as a teacher and mentor while incarcerated, as well as helped other inmates with legal issues, that has resulted in them receiving lower sentences.
Congrats to Cullen Reed Harris – LIFE – Received Clemency on 12/19/16 - Message from Cullen to CAN-DO Founder on 12/19/16:  Amy This is Cullen Harris at FCI Memphis i was informed at 1:30 today that my clemency was granted my life sentence was cut to 35 yrs I’ll be 75 yrs old when finished with this sentence but that sure as hell beats sitting here with no out […]
Clemency Recipient Trevis Love Credits CAN-DO! - According to clemency recipient Trevis Love, “Amy and you [Malik King] sent a very important email out back in early April that really motivated me and got a new fire lit in me and lots of the guys here at Manchester Camp ….. the email was titled ” tips to enhance your chances of getting […]
Lamont Glass-21 years 10 months-Received Clemency on May 3, 2015 - Name: Lamont Glass DOB: August 7, 1972 Age: 44 Children: 4 daughters, 1 son Grandchildren: 1 Grew up: Knoxville, TN Tried: Knoxville, TN Now lives: Knoxville, TN Charge: Possession with intent to deliver cocaine base; felon in possession of firearm Sentence: 21 years, 10 months (262 months)  Started Sentence: Jan, 2000 Served: 16 years Priors: 2 […]
Vincent Twiggs - Name: Vincent Twiggs DOB: 07/04/81 Age: 35 years old Children: 2 Grew up in: Cape Girardeau, Missouri Case prosecuted: Cape Girardeau, Missouri Now Lives: in Cape Girardeau, Missouri then maybe relocate to Atlanta, Georgia Charge: Possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine 5 grams or more Year sentenced: 2009 Sentence: 188 months (15 years, 8 […]
Clemency for Tim Tyler – Life Without Parole Received CLEMENCY on 8-30!!!! - Message from Tim:  At 3:19 pm on 8-30-16 Hi, I was just called to the office and talked to Professor Ogilvy at the Catholic University. He informed me that I received clemency today. It will be a two year release date with a condition that I do a drug class for 9 months but after […]
Steven Speal – LIFE – Received Clemency on 12/19/16 - Steven Speal  -#7 on the CAN-DO Top 25 men – got the best Holiday news ever – he’s going home!!! Name: Steven Blair Speal DOB: 8-4-71 Race: White Marital Status: Single Age: 45 Raised: Oklahoma Case was tried: Wichita, Kansas Will release to: Vian, Oklahoma Charges: Count 1 conspiracy to distribute 267 grams of a mixture […]
Congrats Gregory Collins – LIFE – Received clemency on 12/19/16 - Gregory was #18 on the CAN-DO Top 25 and is now going to join his fiancé, Cheneace who has tirelessly advocated on his behalf!  They can now plan for a future together! Message from Greg:  AMY THANKS I GOT IT TODAY AN I JUST AM SO THANKFUL FOR ALL THE SUPPORT AN EVERYTHING BUT I […]
Andres Torriente – 21 Years – Received Clemency on 1/17/16 - Name: Andres Torriente #09811-031 DOB: 05/19/1972 Age: 44 Race: Black/Hispanic Married: No State raised: New York, NY State Charged: Spartanburg, South Carolina Release date: 2027 Charge: Conspiracy to Distribute 35 kilograms of cocaine + 851 enhancement Sentence: 21 years Years served: 9 years 2 months Sentence started: Oct 2007 Prison Record: perfect conduct Clemency status: Granted by President Obama […]
Jamael Nettles – 30 years – Received Clemency on 12/19/2016 - Name: Jamael Nettles DOB: 1/15/87 Age: 30 Children: 1 Grew up: Mobile, AL Tried in: Mobile, AL Will Live: in Mobile, AL until released from probation, then relocate to Houston, TX Charge: Possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine (under 50 grams), powder cocaine (56 grams), and simple possession of marijuana Year sentenced: 2006 Sentence: […]
James Williams – Life Without Parole - Name: James F. Williams, a/k/a “JW” #04256-025 DOB: 6-17-1947 Race: African American Marital Status: Married Age: 73 Children: 6 Grandchildren: 15 State you are from: Illinois State where you were charged: Illinois Charges: Count 1 = 21 U.S.C. Section 841(a)(1) & 846 Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine and Cocaine Base Count 2 = 21 U.S.C. Section 841(a)(1) […]
Manuel Soto-Herrera – LIFE reduced to 30 years – NOW FREE! - Name: Manuel C. Soto-Herrera DOB: 4-7-1960 Race: Hispanic Marital Status: Married Age: 60 Children: 2 Grand Children: 2 Raised: Florida Charge: Alabama, Southern District Will reside: Hinesville, Georgia Charge: 21USC963, 18,USC 2 Conspiracy to import cociane. 21USC846, 18,USC Attempt to posses witd cocaine. Sentence: Life (2) On 4-7-2015  reduced to 30 years per Amendment 782. […]
Christopher Holyfield – LIFE – FREE AT LAST on 8/18/22 - Pleas sign Christopher’s clemency petition on Congratulations Chris – we are elated for you!!!  Welcome home! Name:  Christopher Holyfield DOB: 9-16-68 Race: Black Marital Status: Married Age: 53 Children: 5 Grandchildren: 4 grandchildren Grew up: California Indicted: Colorado Will Release: Rialto, California Charges:  Conspiracy to possess 50 grams or more & possession of 3 grams or […]
Chad Mouton – 25 years for drugs - Chad Mouton #14244-035 Race: White Married:  Yes Age: 41 years old Children: When married my wife had 2 daughters 2 and 3 yrs old. both in 20’s now. 2 step daughters. State were I am from:  Louisiana. Indicted: Louisiana Will release to: My parents; Lake Charles LA 70605 Pled:  Guilty to 1 count of conspiracy, and 1 count of […]
Seth Cox – 25 years reduced to 21 years 10 months - Name: Seth Cox  # 13715-026 Race: White Marital Status: Single Age: 40 Children: 1 Daughter (age 17) State Raised: Illinois State Charged: Illinois Will live: Illinois Charge: Conspiracy to manufacture & possession with intent to distribute meth. Sentence: Originally 300 months, after Amendment 782 (2014) of all drugs minus two points, sentence was modified to 21 years […]
Tony Rutherford – 20 years - Please sign Tony Rutherford’s petition Name: Tony Rutherford DOB: October 19,1975 Race: Black Marital Status: Married for over 20 years Age: 42 Children: 2 Sons and 2 Daughters Grandchildren: None State raised: Illinois State Charged: Illinois Will release to: Lincoln,Nebraska Charge: Possession with Intent To Distribute Sentence: 25 years, Amended to 20 years(2-level reduction”All drugs Minus Two”) Served to […]
Bobby Poke – 25 years 10 months - Name: Bobby Poke Jr. DOB: 9/12/77 Race: Black Marital Status: Divorced Age: 43 Children: 7 Grandchildren: 1 State you are from: Illinois State where your were charged: Indiana Charge:(count 1)distribution of 5 Kilograms or more of cocaine(count 2) Possession with intent to Distribute 500 grams or more of Cocaine(count 3)Carrying a firearm in relation to a drug Trafficking Crime Sentence: 25 […]
Alfonso Angel – 25 years – NOW FREE! - Congratulations to Alfonso who was set free on 9/28/2020 Please sign Alfonso’s petition – his daughter, Pilar wants her father home badly. “My father has been incarcerated my whole life, and it has been challenging. Growing up, I have always yearned to see my dad walk through the front door one day and to be […]
David Diaz Jr. – 37 years to LIFE – First Offender – State of California - Please sign David’s petitionName: David Angel Diaz, Jr.DOB:  07/24/1979Age: 39Race: HispanicRaised: CaliforniaTried: Van Nuys District of CaliforniaWill live: Downey, CaliforniaCharges:  David was convicted and sentenced to the following:Count 1:  Attempted Murder 2nd (PC 664/187):                  9 yearsGun Enhancement (PC 12022.7 & 12022.53(d)):              28 years to lifeCount 2:  Aggravated Mayhem (PC205): Time imposed: StayedGun Enhancement […]
Billy Dekle – Serving Life for Pot Is Now Free – Clemency - Former Marine, Billy Dekle was serving Life for Pot Billy Dekle has called several times since his release, the last time was on February 29th to talk about his half-way house woes.  We remember the days when clemency recipients did not have to go to the half-way house, and maybe some day that will change. […]
Sherman Moore – LIFE – Now Free due to First Step Act - Sign Sherman’s petition on  Name: Sherman Moore #06824-424 DOB: 3/9/1961 Race: African American Marital Status: Married Age: 59 Raised:  Illinois State charged: Illinois Will Live: Chicago, IL Children: 3 Grandchildren: 4 Release to: Chicago, Illinois Charges: One count of Conspiracy to distrube “crack cocaine” Trial/plea: Trial Sentence: LIFE (under old 100 to 1 ratio) Served to date: 26 years. […]
Charles Fred Cundiff is serving Life for Pot Charles “Fred” Cundiff – Received Clemency – 12/18/2015 - We are happy to announce that Charles Cundiff serving life for pot won the clemency lottery.  On Jan. 12th, he arrived at a half-way house and could use financial assistance and clothes to start a new life.   Thank you Pres. Obama!!! Charles “Fred” Cundiff is serving Life for Pot! Charles Frederick Cundiff, #643011-112 Offense: 2 Counts […]
Charles “Eddy” Lepp – 10 years for pot – NOW FREE! - Eddy was #15 on the Top 25 is now free and engaged to marry his true love, Heidi Grossman. Congratulations to the happy and lucky couple! Name: Charles “Eddy” Lepp  #90157-011 Age: 63 Charge: Conspiracy to Manufacture Marijuana Sentence: 10 years Release Date: 2/6/2018 Served: 8 years Priors: yes Prison: FCI Florence Accomplishments: Vietnam War […]
Lazaro Moreno – LIFE for POT – Received Clemency on 1/17/16 - Name: Lazaro Moreno DOB: April 3,1963 Race: Hispanic Marital Status: Divorced Age: 58 yrs old Children: Two daughters- ages 32 and 26 Grandchildren: One grandson(13), One granddaughter(10) State raised: Texas State Charged: Texas Will live: Mission, Texas Charges: 1000 kilo and more of marijuana Sentence: Life Served to date: 20 years Started sentence on: Nov […]
Moe Foley – 27.5 years for pot – NOW FREE! - Maurice Foley  Maurice “Moe” Foley, #20211-068 Offense:  Conspiracy to distribute 700 – 1000 kilos of marijuana, plus 5 years for owning a gun which was locked in a safe Sentence: 27 1/2 years Incarcerated Since: 2003 Priors: juvenile offense for petty theft; possession of marijuana. Date of Birth: 3-9-1973 Family: No Children Forfeitures: $215,000 in cash and property Did […]
Men Deserving Clemency – Larry Duke – Life for Pot – NOW FREE - Why Commutation Should Be Granted: Because I would receive a much lesser sentence if I were sentenced under the operation of in place today. My sentence under Title 21, 846 with no weight included in the indictment per AG Holder's memorandum, and no 851 enhancement for my priors, the maximum statutory sentence would be 5 years under 841 (b)(1)(D).
George Martorano Is Now Free! - On October 5, 2015 George Martorano was released from prison after serving 32 long years in federal prison!” CAN-DO’s Amy Povah talked to George on 10/7 and heard all about his first meal of every Italian dish he ever loved, prepared by loving nieces, sisters and family members.   “I had my first bath in […]
Larry Cason – 20 years is NOW FREE! - Congrats to Larry who is now home! Name: Larry Eugene Cason, Jr DOB: March 2,1976 Marital Status: Single Children: 2 (daughters) State raised: North Carolina State Indicted: North Carolina Charge:  Possession with intent to distribute Sentence: 20 years imprisonment and 10 years supervised release Served: 15 years Sentence started: December 10,2002 Priors: One prior possesion […]
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