Michael Pelletier is Serving Life for Pot – Please sign his petition on Change.org.
Michael Pelletier, #11109-036
Date of birth: 1/31/56
Offense: Conspiracy to Import and Distribute Marijuana
Sentence: Life without parole
Incarcerated Since: 2006
Served: 14 years… Read the rest
Aaron Sandusky #63038-112
Marital status: Engaged to Darlene Buenrostro
Tried: Los Angeles, CA
Charge: Conspiracy to manufacture and Distribute Marijuana
Sentence: 10 years
Incarcerated Since: 2012
Sentencing Date: 1/07/2012
Served: 7 years
Will Live… Read the rest
As someone who has actually been through the process of filing and receiving executive clemency (I served 9 years of a 24 year sentence before being granted clemency by President Clinton), I thought I would share some important … Read the rest
When Amy Ralston Povah was escorted across the compound at FCI Dublin, after President Clinton granted her clemency, she told the women she would never forget them. Fifteen years later, Amy is still fighting to garner attention for the women … Read the rest
Antonio was #1 on Top 25 men deserving of clemency because he has served more time for pot than anyone in the nation. But, today, May 1st he walked out of prison and into the arms of his loving family!… Read the rest
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
Family: Three children ages 11, 8 and … Read the rest
Best news ever – Paul Free walked out of prison on April 29, 2019. Congratulations Paul! Halfway house is not exactly “free” but it’s a great step and Paul is grinning from ear to ear!
“OK FOLKS STAY TUNED –… Read the rest
Congratulations to Mandy Martinson who received clemency from a 15 year sentence!
Charge: Conspiracy to Distribute Meth
Priors: First Offense
Sentence: 15 years
Served: 12 years
Release Date: 10/21/2017 – due for release to … Read the rest
Dos and Don’ts when writing the Pardon Attorney
Before you get started, know that timing is everything. President Trump was moved by Kim Kardashian’s plea to free Alice Marie Jonson, who was #1 on the CAN-DO Top 25 … Read the rest
Executive Clemency Petition in Malibu, CA
Tips Prisoners Can Use to Enhance Chances at an Executive Clemency Petition in Malibu, CA.
If you are going to file a clemency petition please do not re-hash the particulars of your case. This … Read the rest
Leopoldo passed away in prison – he is at peace and we honor his memory!
NAME: Leopoldo Hernandez-Miranda 81659-071
SENTENCE: Life Without Parole
SERVED: Over 23 years
INSTITUTION: FMC Butner, PO Box 1600, Butner, … Read the rest
Corvain Cooper, #643011-112
Children: 2 daughters
Charges: Distributing Marijuana; Money Laundering;
Tried: Western District of North Carolina, Charlotte
Sentence: Life Without Parole
Incarcerated Since: 2014
Served:… Read the rest
John Knock is serving Life for Pot!
Please sign his change.org petition to raise awareness
John Knock #11150-017
First time offender
Will live: Philadelphia
Offense: Conspiracy to import, Conspiracy to distribute, Conspiracy to money … Read the rest
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 … Read the rest
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.… Read the rest
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 … Read the rest
According to Huffington Post, Francis Darrell Hayden and 21 other federal inmates, will have their sentences commuted on July 28, 2015, after President Obama signed their clemency petitions today.
Darrell, who was serving a sentence of life for pot, … Read the rest
Letters to the Editor are an important tool in building public awareness for your cause. They also tell the publication that public wants to see more coverage on a particular topic. So why not take a few minutes, write a … Read the rest
Drug Laws Not for the Rich!
John Vibes for The Free Thought Project has written an amazing expose on the truth about the War on Drugs, per DEA agent Matthew Fogg who is now speaking out about details that CAN-DO … Read the rest
Larry Duke was released from serving Life for Pot on March 5th, 2014 for Compassionate Release.
LARRY RONALD DUKE, 40734-019
Offense: Two counts, both 846’s Count(1). Conspiracy (2). Attempt
Sentence: Life Without Parole … Read the rest
Please sign Michelle’s Change.org petition
Name: Michelle West 17809-039
Children: One daughter – Miquelle West
Grew up: Detroit, Michigan
Will Live: Los Angeles, CA
Charges: Count (2) Conspiracy to Distribute Controlled Substances, (3) Aiding & … Read the rest
Congrats to Andrea James who was released to ICE in Boston. She needs an immigration attorney.
Name: Andrea Joy James #17868-056
Children: 1 Daughter – 2 granddaughters and 2 grandsons
Tried: North … Read the rest
We were elated to get the wonderful news that Melissa was scheduled to go to a halfway house on Nov 14th. This is a date many of us have waited for! Congrats to the entire Trigg family.
CAN-DO NEWS – 2 Point Reduction Really Helps Some Inmates!
Congratulations to Therese Crepeau, who walked out of prison today after serving 21 years on a 26 year sentence thanks to the new 2 Point Reduction program.. We can’t wait … Read the rest
Formerly #11 on CAN-DO’s Top 25 List of Women Who Deserve Clemency
CONGRATULATIONS TO MARY – who walked out of prison on June 23rd after serving all of a very harsh 30-year sentence. Mary was given a bus ticket and … Read the rest
Karan Denise Daniel
Age: 46 yrs old
Children: 1 daughter
Charge: Conspiracy to Distribute Meth
Sentence: 17.5 years
Served: 12 years
Release Date: 10/16/2017
Priors: None (First Time Offender)
Prison Conduct: Perfect … Read the rest
Deniese Watts walked out of the BOP July 29th due to a motion filed that made her eligible for Drugs Minus Two.
Deniese was #18 on the Top 25 Women Who Deserve Clemency and very deserving – congratulations to Deniese … Read the rest