Montgomery, Al. – The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles denied parole Tuesday to three violent offenders.
- PAROLE DENIED: Jeffrey Lee Horrison was sentenced in 2008 to one year, six months in prison for second-degree robbery in Colbert County. In 2011 he was sentenced in Colbert County to 10 years for possession of a pistol after being convicted of a violent crime. The TimesDaily newspaper reported Oct. 21, 2018 that Horrison was indicted the previous month for third-degree escape. He was sentenced in January 2019 to five years, five months for a 2016 drug possession case in Colbert County. He has served only one year, two months of that five-year sentence.
- PAROLE DENIED: Laura Faye Mallard was sentenced in 2012 to three years in prison for third-degree burglary and first-degree theft of property in Lawrence County. WAFF TV in Huntsville reported April 27, 2011 the Lawrence County Sheriff said Mallard went to a residence and “broke into a vehicle and storage building on the property.” She was sent back to prison in 2016 for three years for second-degree theft of property and drug possession. She was sentenced on Dec. 20, 2018 to five years for criminal possession of a forged instrument. Mallard has served only 11 months of that five-year prison term.
- PAROLE DENIED: Marcelino Castillo has been sent to prison twice for trafficking drugs and had already been paroled once. In 2003 he was sentenced to 14 years for trafficking methamphetamines in Houston County, and two years for drug possession in Geneva County. He was paroled in 2006 but was sent back to prison in 2014 for 16 years for again trafficking methamphetamines, two more convictions for drug possession, manufacturing controlled substances and being a violent criminal in possession of a pistol, all in Houston County. Castillo has served only five years, seven months of that 16-year prison sentence.