Parole denied for Chilton offenders June 21-22

Published 10:12 am Friday, June 30, 2023

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By Carey Reeder | Managing Editor

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles held 28 parole hearings on June 21, one of which involved a Chilton County offender.

Brandon Lee Phillips was denied parole by the board and no reset date was set. Phillips is serving a 10-year sentence for Assault II in Chilton County and was sentenced on Nov. 4, 2021. Phillips has serving 1 year, 11 months and 20 days of his sentence. No one spoke for, or against, Phillips being granted parole at the June 21 hearing.

The board held 29 more hearings on June 22 with one involving a Chilton County offender. Justin Dock Cleckler was denied parole with no reset date. Cleckler’s mother, Lebra Cleckler, spoke on behalf of Cleckler receiving parole. Cleckler is currently serving a 60-month sentence for distribution of a controlled substance where he was sentenced on Dec. 8, 2022. He is also serving a concurrent sentence of 48 months for possession of a controlled substance-class D stemming from a April 6, 2023 sentence.