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Board of Pardons announces parole decisions

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Managing Editor

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles has granted parole for James Arnold Edwards.

Edwards was serving 84-month sentence for theft or property in February 2019 in Chilton County.

The parole was granted on Aug. 26.

Parole was denied for Stanley Leonard Burton and Timothy Lee Jemison, both of whom had convictions for violent crimes.

Burton is serving a 25-year sentence for a 2004 robbery in Shelby County, 2005 robbery in Montgomery County and possession of a pistol after conviction of a violent crime and receiving stolen property in 2005 in Chilton County, according to information from the Alabama Department of Corrections. He was denied parole on Aug. 26.

Jemison is serving a 999-year, 99 month, 99 days for a conviction of rape, concurrent with sentences for multiple counts of burglary in Jefferson, Lowndes, Chilton, Autauga and Calhoun counties, according to information from the Alabama Department of Corrections.  He was denied parole on Aug. 26.