Former Prisoners


David Mosby

In 1991, David was sentenced to 40 years in prison for his involvement in a methamphetamine conspiracy. Although he was only involved in the scheme for a few months, he was held accountable for the entire quantity of meth estimated to have been distributed during the five-year conspiracy. An appellate court felt compelled to uphold… Read more »

Donel Marcus Clark

Donel was sentenced to 35 years in prison as a first-time offender for his role in a nonviolent crack cocaine conspiracy. President Obama granted him a commutation on March 31, 2015, and he was released on July 28, 2015. Donel Marcus Clark has already served more than two decades of a 35-year prison sentence for his involvement in… Read more »

Clarence Aaron

Clarence was sentenced to life without parole as a first-time offender after he introduced an old high school football teammate to a college classmate whose brother was a drug dealer. He was present for a drug transaction and another attempted transaction, and he received $1,500. When the federal government busted the drug conspiracy, Clarence was… Read more »

Stephanie George

Stephanie was sentenced to life without parole when she was only 26 years old for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base. At sentencing, Stephanie’s judge said that her role had “basically been as a girlfriend and bag holder and money holder. So certainly, in my judgment, it doesn’t warrant a life sentence.”… Read more »

Stephanie Nodd

Stephanie Nodd served 21 years of a 30-year sentence for her involvement in a crack cocaine conspiracy. She was released in 2011 after reforms to the crack cocaine sentencing guidelines were made retroactive. Read this message from Stephanie from 2012, a year after her release from prison: My name is Stephanie Nodd. Last year at this… Read more »

Reynolds Wintersmith

Reynolds, a first-time offender, was sentenced to life without parole for his role in a crack cocaine conspiracy. He got involved in the conspiracy as a minor, surrounded by family members and family friends who used, cooked, packaged, and sold crack cocaine. At sentencing Reynolds’ judge, “I think it gives me pause to think that… Read more »

Debi Campbell

Debi became addicted to methamphetamine in the early 1990s and began selling it to others because she thought the extra money would help keep her family together. She was sentenced to 19 years and seven months under federal sentencing guidelines. After spending nearly two decades in prison, she is a vocal advocate for sentencing reform,… Read more »