Board denies parole for three with Chilton ties

Published 1:27 pm Thursday, August 18, 2022

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By JOYANNA LOVE | Managing Editor

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles denied parole for three inmates with convictions in Chiton County during recent meetings.

This included Damon Kent Watley, Redius Worthy, Jr. and Terry Dale Warren.

Watley is serving a five-year sentence for possession of a controlled substance Class D and theft of property. He had been sentenced on April 28. He had previously served 10 months, 28 days for possession of a controlled substance Class D and distribution of a controlled substance in November 2018- December 2019. No one spoke in favor or against at his parole hearing.

Worthy is serving a 40-year sentence for Rape I and Sodomy I from a 2007 conviction. During his parole hearing, D.J. Nix and Orlando Weeks spoke in favor of parole being granted, while Lyndie and Stacey Watson, Doris Hancock of the Victims of Crime and Leniency organization and Nayla Contreras of the Attorney General’s Office spoke against parole being granted, according to the hearing minutes.

Warren is currently serving a 25-year sentence for Robbery III from 2005. He had previously been sentenced to 15 years for conviction of five counts of unlawful breaking and entering a vehicle in St. Clair County in 1998.