Montgomery, Al. – The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles denied parole Wednesday for 17 violent offenders, including four sex offenders, five convicted of robbery and one drug trafficker.
(Sentencing information from the Alabama Department of Corrections public website.)
- PAROLE DENIED: Chris Aaron Parker is a two-time rapist. He was sentenced in 2011 to one year, six months for second-degree rape in Fayette County. Out of prison three years later, he raped another victim in Lamar County and was sentenced in 2014 to 18 years in prison for that second-degree rape. The attorney general’s office, which opposed parole, testified Wednesday that Parker’s second rape victim was under 16 years old. Parker has served less than seven years of the 18-year prison sentence.
- PAROLE DENIED: Lafayett Jackson Jr. is a sex offender. He was sentenced in 2007 to 19 years, 11 months for two convictions for first-degree sexual abuse and one conviction for theft of property in Jefferson County. Jackson has served 13 years of the nearly 20-year prison sentence. The district attorney for Jefferson County, VOCAL and the attorney general opposed parole. VOCAL reported one of Jackson’s victims, who he sexually abused for years, was under 12 years old. The attorney general’s office reported Jackson has committed three prison disciplinary infractions.
- PAROLE DENIED: Rashaad Tremaine Clark was sentenced in 2013 to 20 years for first-degree burglary in Houston County. He has served less than seven and a half years of the 20-year prison term. WTVY Television in Dothan reported Dothan Police said that on August 23, 2012, Clark was armed with a knife when he confronted a woman in her home during a home invasion. “The suspect forced the victim and her son into another room after which he stole cash and miscellaneous items before fleeing the home,” the police announcement said. Clark was originally charged with robbery. The attorney general’s office, which opposed parole, said Clark has committed 19 disciplinary infractions while in prison, six in 2019 alone, including one for making threats.
- PAROLE DENIED: Patrice Dewayne Condry in 2009 was given two concurrent life sentences for trafficking cocaine and first-degree burglary in Houston County. He has served less than 10 and a half years of the life sentence. Condry also was sentenced in 1993 to two years for drug possession. The district attorney for Houston and Henry County opposed parole, as did the attorney general’s office, which reported that Condry has committed 12 disciplinary infractions while in prison.
- PAROLE DENIED: Rachel Annette Elkins was sentenced on Sept. 13, 2018 to six years for third-degree burglary and possession and receipt of a controlled substance in Mobile County. She has served one year, seven months of her six-year prison term. In 2013 she was convicted of theft of property, possession of drugs and criminal possession of a forged instrument and sentenced to three years.
- PAROLE DENIED: George Alexander Garth of Decatur was sentenced in 2014 to 20 years for a 2005 first-degree robbery in Morgan County. He has served less than 10 years of the 20-year prison term. The Decatur Daily reported July 19, 2005 that Garth was charged with the first-degree robbery of Sandlin Food Mart. The newspaper reported a store clerk said Garth “pointed a gun at her and was about to rob the store when the owner emerged from the back room and chased the suspect from the premises, according to police.” The Morgan County district attorney and the attorney general opposed parole. The attorney general’s office reported Garth has committed four prison disciplinary infractions.
- PAROLE DENIED: Caywon Timothy Kincaid is a two-time convicted robber. Kincaid was sentenced in 2009 to 20 years after being convicted of two first-degree robberies in Jefferson County. He has served 14 years of the 20-year sentence. Kincaid was originally convicted of one count of first-degree robbery in 2003 in Jefferson County and sentenced to three years. He was resentenced in the same 2003 robbery case in 2009 to 20 years at the same time as he was sentenced to five years for another first-degree robbery conviction. The attorney general’s office, which opposed parole, testified Wednesday that in the second robbery, Kincaid stole $38 from the victim at gunpoint. The attorney general’s office said Kincaid has committed 14 prison disciplinary infractions, including three in 2019.
- PAROLE DENIED: Jonathan Eric Mooney is a probation violator. Mooney was sentenced in 2014 to 10 years for a 2011 case of second-degree assault and three years for a 2014 conviction for drug possession, both in Baldwin County. Fox 10 TV in Mobile reported June 12, 2014 that Mooney was charged with “possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia after police say they found him with bundles of spice and 11 packets of sweetened cigars.” He was granted release from prison from that sentence but in 2016 he was confined for 45 days for violating the terms of his release. He was sent back to prison again in January 2019 for five years for two new crimes; theft of property and drug possession. He has served one year, two months of that five-year prison sentence. Other public records show he was arrested in Baldwin County for violating the terms of his probation.
- PAROLE DENIED: Kenyati Jaquon Gordon was sentenced in 2009 to life in prison for first-degree robbery in Mobile. He has served 11 years of the life sentence. AL.com reported July 15, 2008 that Gordon and two accomplices used a gun in a robbery of a Cash Max store on Dauphin Island Parkway in Mobile. They took money from the safe and the cash register and fled the scene, AL.com reported. The Mobile County district attorney’s office, which opposed parole, reported Gordon has committed three prison disciplinary infractions, including one in 2019.
- PAROLE DENIED: Jason Lashun Taylor was sentenced in 2002 to 20 years in prison for first-degree robbery and four years for theft of property in Covington County. He has served nearly 18 years of the 20-year term. Taylor was convicted of promoting prison contraband in 2004 and sentenced to 10 years. He was convicted of the same crime in 2005 and sentenced to 15 years. The attorney general’s office, which opposed parole, said Taylor has committed 86 prison disciplinary infractions, six in 2019 alone. “He has not really shown he is being correct,” a representative of the attorney general testified Wednesday.
- PAROLE DENIED: David Daniel Sloan was sentenced in 2006 to seven years for second-degree assault in St. Clair County. Less than two years later he was sentenced to two years for obstruction of justice in Jefferson County. In 2011 Sloan was sent to prison for 30 years for first-degree burglary and 20 years for theft of property in St. Clair County. Sloan has served less than 11 years of the 30-year sentence. The St. Clair County district attorney opposed parole, as did the attorney general’s office, which reported that Sloan has committed 17 prison disciplinary infractions, including one in 2019, showing that “he’s not learning anything.”
- PAROLE DENIED: Julius Holtzclaw was sentenced in 2012 to 20 years in prison for first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary in Talladega County. He has served less than seven and a half years of those 20-year sentences. In 1994 Holtzclaw was sentenced to 21 years for theft of property and first-degree burglary, also in Talladega County. Parole was opposed by the Sylacauga chief of police and the attorney general’s office, which reported Holtzclaw has committed 13 prison disciplinary infractions. The attorney general’s office said Holtzclaw already was paroled once but that his parole was later revoked.
- PAROLE DENIED: Raymond Andrew Everett is a four-time probation violator. He was sentenced in 2017 to five years for a 2013 second-degree assault conviction in Baldwin County. He violated the terms of his 2013 probation in the assault case four times in 2016 and was sent back to prison. In February 2019 Everett was sentenced to another five-year term for unlawful breaking and entering of a vehicle. He has served less than a year and a half of that five-year sentence.
- PAROLE DENIED: Ryan Patrick Mashburn was on probation for a previous crime when he was convicted in 2016 of third-degree burglary in Baldwin County and sentenced to five years. He was out of prison again two years later when he was convicted of theft of property and sentenced to seven years, and he was sentenced to five years, one month for receiving stolen property in Baldwin County. Mashburn has served less than a year and a half of the seven-year sentence.
- PAROLE DENIED: Chase James Wussick was sentenced in 2015 to four years for first-degree escape in Mobile County. He was out of prison again in 2017 when he was convicted of drug possession in Baldwin County and sentenced to two years. Back out of prison again the next year, Wussick went on a crime spree and was convicted of six counts of unlawful breaking and entering vehicles in Mobile County. For those crimes he was sent back to prison again for another seven years. Wussick has served about a year and a half of that seven-year sentence. The Mobile County district attorney’s office “adamantly opposed” parole, noting that Wussick has escaped from prison once and that he is “not a good candidate for parole.”