Montgomery, Al. – The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles will hold parole hearings for 23 violent offenders this week, including four murderers, five sex offenders, one inmate convicted of manslaughter and one of conspiracy to commit murder.
Parole hearings scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 7:
(Sentencing information from the Alabama Department of Corrections public website.)
- Darren Dwight Anderton is a sex offender. The Marshall County Sheriff told WAFF Television Sept. 9, 2010 that Anderton sexually abused a five-year-old girl. He was sentenced to four years in 1996 for that first-degree sexual abuse and two years for criminal possession of a forged instrument. WAFF reported Anderton was arrested in Marshall County in 2010 for failing to register as a sex offender. He was granted probation, but media reported that he was arrested on May 21, 2013 on a probation revocation case. Anderton is currently serving a 17-year prison sentence for having twice violated the sex offender registration law in Cullman County in 2014. He has served less than six years of his 17-year prison sentence.
- Timothy Lee McNeese has violated both parole and probation during a long criminal career that has seen him convicted of crimes in Madison County seven times. He was first convicted in 1999 for theft of property and given a one-year sentence. McNeese was sentenced in 2001 to 15 years for second-degree burglary and resentenced to five years for the 1999 theft of property conviction. In 2012 McNeese was sentenced to 15 years for a criminal possession of a forged instrument case from 2008 and a fraudulent use of a credit card case from 2007. He was paroled but then sent back to prison for violating parole. Public records show he was granted probation for one of his crimes but was arrested in 2013 by Huntsville Police for violating the terms of his probation. After being released from prison yet again, he was sent back to confinement in March 2019 for five years after being convicted on two counts of drug possession. He has served just 10 months of the five-year prison term.
- Esteban Altamirano Jr. was sentenced in 2015 to 10 years for trafficking cannabis, and three years each for convictions for drug possession and obstruction of justice, all in Marshall County. He was given probation but was arrested May 10, 2015 by the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office for violating the terms of his probation, along with two bail jumping felonies, according to the news organization QuadCitiesDaily.com. Altamirano has served only half the 10-year prison term.
- Mark Steven Boshell is a parole violator who has been convicted of crimes in Walker County eight times. He was sentenced in 1998 to three years for third-degree burglary. Just five months after he was sentenced, Boshell was paroled. He was back in trouble again a few months later when he was arrested for criminal mischief. In 2002 he was sentenced to five years for theft of property and two drug convictions, and three years for the 1999 criminal mischief case. Boshell was convicted again on two drug charges in 2004 and sentenced to six years. He was charged with manufacturing a controlled substance in Walker County and was sentenced in 2014 to 20 years in prison. He has served less than seven years of that 20-year prison sentence.
- Mark Andrew Jones was sentenced in 2012 to 15 years in prison for trafficking methamphetamines and manufacturing a controlled substance in Houston County. In 2012 he was arrested for drug possession and sentenced to a third 15-year prison term. He has served eight years, seven months of the 15-year term.
Parole hearings scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 8:
- Travis Jackson was out of prison on parole when he was convicted in 1999 of murder and first-degree robbery in Montgomery County. He was given two life sentences and has served 20 years of those sentences. Jackson had served just two years on a seven-year prison sentence for distributing illegal drugs when he was paroled in 1997. He committed the murder and robbery less than three years after being paroled.
- Robert Lee Burns was sentenced in 2010 to 35 years in prison for conspiracy to commit murder in Henry County. He has served only 10 years, eight months of his 35-year prison sentence. The Dothan Eagle reported on Oct. 20, 2010 that Burns was one of four people charged in the beating death of his brother-in-law, whose body had not been found at that time. Authorities said the victim was “stabbed and killed by blunt-force trauma.” The Henry County District Attorney told the newspaper Burns and an accomplice stole a backhoe and buried the victim’s body.
- Eric Bernard Green was sentenced in 1996 to life in prison for murder in Jefferson County. He has served 25 years of the life sentence. Previously, he was sentenced to four years for a 1989 second-degree robbery in Bessemer.
- Thomas Edward Dixon was sentenced in 1991 to life in prison for murder in Lee County. He has served more than 29 years of the life sentence.
- David Cory Nix was sentenced in 2000 to life in prison for murder in Chilton County. He has served almost 20 years of the life sentence.
- David Oliver White was sentenced in 2001 to 20 years in prison for manslaughter in Clarke County. He has served 19 years, eight months of the 20-year sentence.
- David Malcolm Ham raped a 13-year-old girl in Lee County. He was sentenced in 2016 to eight years in prison for second-degree rape and has served barely three years of the eight-year sentence. WTVM Television reported on Dec. 7, 2015 that then 66-year-old Ham was originally charged with second-degree rape, enticing a child and traveling to meet a child for an unlawful sex act. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s sex offender database reports that Ham’s victim was a 13-year-old female acquaintance. ALEA records show Ham also was convicted in Muscogee County, GA of two counts of public indecency.
- Bradley Wayne Glenn is a convicted sex offender who also served time for robbery and burglary. In 2015 he was sentenced to 15 years in prison for second-degree attempted rape in Mobile County. He has served just five years, five months of the 15-year sentence. In 2009, Glenn was sentenced to 15 years for second-degree robbery, and 10 years for a 2007 third-degree burglary along with two 2005 cases for receiving stolen property, all in Mobile County.
- Tommy Mullinax was sentenced in 2006 to 15 years in prison on four counts of child pornography – producing obscene matter with a victim under the age of 17 — in Talladega County. He has served 14 years and eight months of the sentence.
- Alvin Wayne Robinson was sentenced in 1997 to 25 years in prison for first-degree rape in Talladega County. He has served 23 years and 11 months of the 25-year sentence.
- Lester Nick Durham was sent to prison for 15 years on Sept. 17, 2018 for a 2011 second-degree kidnapping case in DeKalb County. He has served just one year, nine months of the 15-year sentence. WAFF TV reported Aug. 13, 2012 that Durham “was charged in May 2011 after abducting his estranged wife at 5:30 in the morning from her Sylvania home. She was taken to a home in Henagar where she was assaulted and terrorized” for 17 hours until she was rescued by a sheriff’s deputy. WAFF reported Durham was originally sentenced in 2012 to three years for the kidnapping. He was subsequently released from prison but was sent back in 2018 to serve the full 15 years. In 2006 Durham also was sentenced to 10 years on drug charges.
- Robert Dewayne Humphrey was sentenced in 2001 to 25 years in prison for domestic violence in Talladega County after he beat his wife with a baseball bat. He has served 19 years of the prison term. Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals records show Humphrey hit his wife with a baseball bat while she was asleep. He then hit her with his fist and choked her. The victim’s nose was broken and one of her eyes was swollen shut. Humphrey previously served time for theft of property and receiving stolen property.
- Addison McDonald has committed eight crimes over his 20-year criminal career. He has served 10 years of a current 20-year sentence for a 2009 first-degree robbery in Lowndes County. McDonald had been released from prison when he was convicted in 2014 for theft of property in Baldwin County and sentenced to 15 years. McDonald was first convicted in 1994 for theft of property in Lowndes County and sentenced to two years. The next year, he escaped from prison and committed a third-degree burglary in Lowndes County, and was sentenced to one year for both crimes. In 1998 he was sentenced to three years for drug possession in Lowndes and one year for theft of property in Butler County. In 2003 he was sent back to prison for 15 years for the 1998 drug conviction.
- David Eroll Pierson is a parole violator and a two-time robber. He was sentenced in 2000 to 20 years for a 1997 first-degree robbery in Jefferson County. He escaped from prison and was sentenced in 2004 to five years for first-degree escape. Public records show he was paroled, but in 2011 was sent back to prison for two years for third-degree burglary in Jefferson County. Then in 2016 he committed his second robbery in Jefferson County and was sent back to prison for three years. He has served nearly 19 years, 11 months of the 20-year sentence for the first robbery.
- Shakeenan Coleman was sentenced in 2011 to 25 years in prison for first-degree robbery in Mobile County. He has served less than nine years of the 25-year sentence.
- Trini Davis has been convicted of crimes in Montgomery County seven times. He was sentenced in 2006 to 20 years after being convicted of first-degree burglary, third-degree burglary, and two counts of theft of property. He has served less than 15 years of that 20-year sentence. He was released during that incarceration but was sent back to prison in 2016 for eight years for third-degree burglary and theft of property. Davis was convicted again in 2018 of third-degree burglary and theft of property and sentenced to 12 years and eight months.
- Dylan Keith Loyd was sentenced on Jan. 4, 2019 to five years in prison for third-degree burglary and third-degree escape in Cullman County. He has served just a year and a half of the five-year prison term. The Cullman Times reported Dec. 5, 2017 that Loyd was driving a stolen farm truck when he led police on a high-speed chase into Cullman. Sheriff Matt Gentry said, “this guy obviously had no regard for others property.”
- Jennie Lynn Rescino has violated both parole and probation during her criminal career. She was sentenced in February 2018 to 12 years in prison for a 2016 first-degree assault in Etowah County. She has served less than two years of the 12-year sentence. She was originally sentenced to two years but was sent back to prison in 2017 when she violated probation and was sentenced to four years for being a violent offender in possession of a pistol in Cherokee County. Rescino was first convicted in 2008 for obstruction of justice in Cherokee County and sentenced to four years. She was paroled in 2008 just four months after her conviction for obstruction. The Gadsden Times reported on Dec. 11, 2008 that she was charged with three counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance.