In June of 2016, Drug War Stories did an extensive profile of Commuted Drug War Prisoner, Rudy Martinez, who had been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on a conspiracy drug conviction.  Thankfully, former President...
Three powerful incarceration stories from the Drug War: Antoinette Frink, Luis Rivera, and Barbra Scrivner

Craig Cesal

Craig Cesal's daughter, Lauren Cesal, talks about her father who is serving a life sentence for marijuana. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWNNXR_IAGY]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJLX3Z-B6s8&feature=em-subs_digest
Why are white men poised to get rich doing the same thing African-Americans have been going to prison for? Source: Jay Z: ‘The War on Drugs Is an Epic Fail’
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....

Jose Guerena

Jose Guerena: Within seconds at least 71 shots were fired at Guerena, who was hit dozens of times. No drugs were found.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dzgzvEdT6k https://youtu.be/3dzgzvEdT6k
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Ricky Minor

Ricky Minor: Because of mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines, Ricky was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for attempting to manufacture meth.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hx7WLlJzrlw

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