Three powerful incarceration stories from the Drug War: Antoinette Frink, Luis Rivera, and Barbra Scrivner
Tim Tyler, at the age of 25, received the mandatory minimum sentence of life in prison, without the possibility of parole, for selling LSD.
Hearing of Robert Jones, a 70 year old cancer patient terminated from HUD housing for using medical marijuana: “I am not a criminal. I have never been a criminal. I am not involved in drug related criminal activity. I beg you to keep my housing supplement.”
Kevin Ott, 53, is serving a sentence of life without parole for a drug conviction. In April, 2016, Drug War Stories wrote to Kevin and requested a response to a questionnaire. Kevin's responses were received on May 2, 2016....
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Jose Guerena: Within seconds at least 71 shots were fired at Guerena, who was hit dozens of times. No drugs were found.
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