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Parole board schedules nearly 180 hearings next week

The hearings will remain closed to public attendance because of COVID-19.

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The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles announced Wednesday that it has scheduled 147 parole hearings and 32 hearings on requests for pardons next week between Jan. 5 and Jan. 7, 2021.

The hearings remain closed to public attendance because of COVID-19, but crime victims and other interested parties have provided written statements to be considered by the board.

42 parole hearings on Jan. 5 will be held for:

  1. Clarence Anderson, inmate 142559, Black male serving a life sentence for a murder in Montgomery County. This was his third felony conviction.
  2. Eric Arrington, inmate 176263, Black male serving a life sentence for first degree sodomy and sexual abuse in Montgomery County.
  3. Joy Unique Barnes, inmate 241520, Black female. Ms. Barnes has had 10 different convictions between 2005 and 2019 currently serving 8 years for credit card fraud and criminal possession of a forged instrument in Calhoun County. Previously paroled but reoffended (theft of property class III.
  4. James Walter Bell, inmate 242547, Black male serving a 20 year sentence for robbery I in Etowah County. He has served 14 years and 2 months.
  5. Dustin Kyle Blevins, inmate 269339, White male. 5 different convictions between 2009 and 2020 for burglary, theft of property, and criminal possession of a forged instrument in Madison, Walker, Jefferson, and Cullman Counties. He has previously had parole revoked after reoffending.
  6. Norman Charles Box, inmate 149002, White male serving a life sentence. 11 different convictions between 1987 and 2009 for a diverse range of offenses including: Criminal mischief I, burglary, theft, receiving stolen property, and escape in Etowah, Calhoun, and St. Clair Counties.
  7. Jimmy Lewayne Brooks, inmate 108554, Black male. Sentenced to 25 years for murder in 1983 in Chambers County. Sentenced to an additional 16 years for other offenses in 1995. He is 66 years old.
  8. Andrew Glenn Burkhalter, inmate 291014, White male. Convicted of a dozen different offenses in Talladega, Tallapoosa, and Shelby Counties between 2013 and 2019 including: burglary, theft of property, breaking into a vehicle, violating the terms of the sex offender registry law, and possession of a controlled substance.
  9. Keithen Antonio Caldwell, inmate 243963, Black male serving a life sentence in 2017 for murder in Jefferson County. He has a previous 2005 conviction for attempted murder.
  10. Andrew Charles Chambers, inmate 322528, White male sentenced in January for theft of property II and burglary III in Walker County.
  11. Antwon Cooper, inmate 298526, Black male. Has served 7 and a half years of a 20 year sentence for four counts of burglary, robbery, and theft in Walker County.
  12. Raymond Craig, inmate 143555, Black male. Has six different theft of property convictions between 1986 and 2019 in Dallas, Butler, and Elmore Counties.
  13. Alonza Cavelle Dixon, inmate 268697, Black male. He has two convictions for assault in Baldwin County in 2016. He has a 2009 conviction for robbery in Elmore County.
  14. Quintin Jacques Doss, inmate 285255, Black male. He has five convictions between 2012 and August of 2020 for offenses including: theft of property, unlawful breaking into and entering a vehicle, receiving stolen property, possession of a controlled substance, and marijuana possession in Lawrence and Colbert Counties.
  15. Barrent L Dozier, inmate 214166, Black male. Has five convictions between 2000 and 2017 for robbery, distribution of a controlled substance, felon in possession of a firearm, and marijuana possession all in Chambers County.
  16. Zandius Kentel Fagin, inmate 314056, Black male. Convicted of five counts of unlawfully breaking and entering into vehicles in Mobile County in 2019 and 2020.
  17. Kurt Deshawn Fletcher, inmate 287836, Black male. Convicted of robbery and burglary in 2013 in Houston County.
  18. Harold Wesley Franklin, inmate 198172, Black male. Seven convictions in Montgomery County between 1998 and 2014 for burglary, theft of property, possession of a controlled substance, and two separate escape convictions.
  19. Melvin Dwight Franklin, inmate 212958, a 21 years old Black male. He was sentenced in May of 2019 for 11 different offenses in Mobile County including: burglary, theft of property, receiving stolen goods, and intimidating a witness.
  20. James Matthew Gazzier, inmate 230392, White male. Has five convictions between 2003 and 2008 for charges including: burglary, assault, and manslaughter in Mobile County.
  21. Barry Lee Hall, inmate 266965, White male, Has three convictions for robbery and possession of a controlled substance in Madison and Lauderdale County between 2009 and 2013.
  22. Rodney James Hood, inmate 221624, Black male. Convicted of manslaughter in Cherokee County.
  23. Eric Lee Hunt, inmate 323252, Black male. Sentenced for possession of a controlled substance in March in Russell County.
  24. Jason Isbell, inmate 303063, 24 years old White male. Has five convictions between 2017 and 2020 for burglary, possession of a controlled substance, including two counts of escape in St. Clair County.
  25. Miles Clinton Ivey, inmate 174963, White male. Was convicted of approximately 40 counts of theft of property, unlawful breaking into and entering a vehicle, and criminal possession of a forged instrument in 1993. Reoffended in 2003 and 2012 for five more counts for burglary, theft, and criminal possession of a forged instrument in Etowah County.
  26. Anthony Jones, inmate 198621, Black male. Has six convictions for robbery and kidnapping in Jefferson County.
  27. Gregory Lee, inmate 184070, Black male. Convicted of robbery, sodomy, and attempted rape in Jefferson County.
  28. Reginald Andre Mitchell, inmate 221603, Black male. 12 convictions for robbery in 2012 and an assault in 2011 in Jefferson County.
  29. Jessie Levar Moneyham, inmate 198467, Black male. Serving a 30 year sentence for murder since 1998 in Jefferson County.
  30. Tamarus Marquez Moultry, inmate 218839, Black male. Has been sentenced seven times between 2001 and 2018 for crimes including: robbery, assault, and burglary in Pike County.
  31. Valarie Francine Patterson, inmate 238926, Black female. Has seven convictions for controlled substances and credit card fraud in Calhoun and Etowah Counties, has been granted parole twice already.
  32. Michael Prosser, inmate 186660, Black male. Serving a life sentence since 1996 for robbery and burglary in Macon County.
  33. William Ray Rogers, inmate 266110, White male. Has nine different convictions for robbery, theft of property, burglary, receiving stolen property, and obstruction of justice between 2009 and 2020 in Bibb, Walker, and Shelby Counties.
  34. J D Rush, inmate 215989, Black male. Serving a life sentence for robbery and attempted murder since 2001.
  35. Zaqualyn Keshawn Smith, inmate 295303, Black male. Convicted of first degree assault. Has a prior conviction for the discharge of a firearm inside of an occupied building, both in Pickens County.
  36. Willie Juquan Stallworth, inmate 297078, Black male. Two convictions of burglary in Mobile County.
  37. Britton Neil Tanner, inmate 205470, White male. Convicted of robbery in Tuscaloosa County.
  38. Christopher Shonta Turner, inmate 188337, Black male. Has 8 convictions between 1999 and 2019 for distribution of a controlled substance, discharge of a firearm in an occupied building, and possession of a controlled substance in Tallapoosa County.
  39. Deangelo Amendez Walker, inmate 301354, Black male. Convicted of burglary in Russell County.
  40. Ricardo Webb, inmate 221316, Black male. Convicted of five counts of robbery in Jefferson County and one count of possession of a controlled substance in Shelby County.
  41. Antown Dewayne Williams, inmate 190035, Black male. Convicted of robbery in Mobile County.
  42. Ismal Woods, inmate 252272, Black male. Has six convictions for a variety of crimes including: illegal breaking into and entering a vehicle, robbery, and arson between 2008 and 2019 in Madison, Talladega, and Tuscaloosa Counties.

[The list of pardon hearings schedule can be found here.]

The Alabama Department of Corrections currently has 24,902 inmates in its system (some of those are in county jails waiting for ADOC to pick transport them to prison). The largest demographic in the state prison system are Black men, who comprise over half of the total number of Alabama prisoners with 12,670.

They are followed by white men at 9,909, white women at 1,579, black women at 544, other men at 194, and other women at 6. There are currently 22,773 men and 2,129 women who are inmates in the Alabama Department of Corrections. Tens of thousands more are currently on parole or probation.

Building adequate housing for the state’s prison population has been identified as the most pressing need for the Alabama state government.

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Brandon Moseley
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Brandon Moseley is a senior reporter with over nine years at Alabama Political Reporter. During that time he has written 8,297 articles for APR. You can email him at [email protected] or follow him on Facebook. Brandon is a native of Moody, Alabama, a graduate of Auburn University, and a seventh generation Alabamian.

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