2 have parole denied, 1 granted
MONTGOMERY — Parole was denied Tuesday for two inmates serving time for Shoals crimes and granted for another inmate, authorities said.
Richard Ray Russell and Timothy Terrell Garner had parole denied, while Joseph Heath Terry had it granted, said Terry Abbott, director of communications for the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles.
Eddie Frank Chandler and Joshua Allen Dean had their cases continued, Abbott said.
Russell has served seven years of an 18-year sentence on a 2013 manslaughter conviction in the death of James Campbell, authorities said. He also was arrested for driving under the influence in the wreck that killed Campbell.
Garner has served 7 years, 7 months of a 20-year sentence on offenses against a person and third-degree escape in Lauderdale County. He also has convictions on two counts of unlawful breaking and entering a vehicle and possession of a controlled substance and a count of obstruction of justice.
Terry has served 10 months of a 4-year sentence after a conviction on possession of a controlled substance in Marion County, and has a prior conviction on second-degree receiving stolen property in Lauderdale County.
Dean has served 4 years, 2 months of a 12-year, 10-month sentence on convictions of first-degree theft of property, first-degree theft by deception and second-degree theft of property in Lauderdale County, and one count of second-degree theft of services in Morgan County.
Chandler has served 10 months of a 45-month prison term for 2017 credit card fraud and third-degree theft of property in Lauderdale County, Abbott said. He also has a prior manslaughter conviction in Lauderdale County in the 1994 stabbing death of Chris Stanback.
Wednesday’s parole considerations include:
-Todd Alan Davis has served 2 years, 11 months of a 10-year sentence on three second-degree theft of property cases, including one in Lauderdale County. He has eight prior second-degree theft of property cases, one count of second-degree theft by deception, two counts of third-degree escape, and one count each of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, third-degree robbery, second-degree forgery and felony driving under the influence.
-Jesse Clinton Ford has served 6 years, 6 months of a 20-year sentence on six convictions of first-degree theft of property in Colbert and Lauderdale counties. He has prior Colbert County convictions on third-degree burglary, two counts of second-degree escape, and one count of felony DUI.
-James Matthew Locke has served 1 year, 3 months of a six-year sentence on convictions for two counts of unlawful breaking and entering a vehicle and one count of first-degree theft of property in Colbert County, and one count of possession of a controlled substance in Lauderdale County. He has two prior Colbert County convictions for breaking and entering a vehicle.
-Richard Joseph Patton has served 7 years, 5 months of a 20-year sentence on convictions of first-degree assault and second-degree robbery in Lauderdale County.