3 inmates from local cases up for parole this week
Three inmates convicted of crimes in the Shoals are up for parole this week, starting with a man Tuesday who is serving 20 years on theft and escape charges.
The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles will consider Wesley Lee Gibson’s parole, said Terry Abbott, director of communications for the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Gibson is in the Limestone County Correctional Facility, where he has served 6 years, 10 months of a 20-year sentence on two counts of first-degree theft of property in Colbert County and one of second-degree escape in Lauderdale County, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.
On Thursday, the board considers parole for David Edwin Hatfield and Daniel Paul Sledge, Abbott said.
Hatfield has served 2 years, 3 months of a 10-year sentence in the Elmore Correctional Facility on convictions of manufacturing a controlled substance in Colbert County and distribution of a controlled substance and trafficking methamphetamines in Lauderdale County, according to corrections records.
Sledge has served 1 year, 5 months of a 12-year sentence for manufacturing a controlled substance and two counts of possession of a controlled substance, according to the Department of Corrections. He is in the Lauderdale County Jail.