Congratulations to Olynthia Hinton for receiving clemency on October 27, 2016. Congrats to her son Savoz Strong who started Olynthia’s change.org petition and was victorious.
Name: Olynthia Hinton
Marital status: Single
Grew up: South Carolina
Tried: South Carolina
Charges: Distribution of powder cocaine
Sentence: 20 yrs mandatory
Served: Almost 11 years Sentenced: 2-25-06
Priors: Minors, plus 2 felony drug charges
Clemency status: granted!
Supporters: CAN-DO, The LOHM, Families for Justice as Healing, Sharanda Jones, family
Institution: FCM Carswell
Accomplishments: Completed plumbing, Culinary Arts, Osha certified, Anger management,
and earned a G.E.D.