Three hearings held for Chilton offenders
Published 2:18 pm Wednesday, August 30, 2023
By Carey Reeder | Managing Editor
The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles held 25 hearings on Aug. 24, two of which involved Chilton County offenders.
Alexis Briana Ward’s hearing was held on Aug. 24, and no decision was made due to insufficient votes. By board rules, the matter was set for hearing on Nov. 1 later this year. Ward is currently serving a 10-year sentence for an Assault II arrest on June 23, 2022 in Chilton County. Ward was previously arrested for Assault II in Chilton County on March 8, 2018 and was released in 2020.
James Marquise Worthey also had a hearing on Aug. 24 and no decision was made due to insufficient votes. By board rules, the matter was set for hearing on Oct. 19 later this year. Deidra Worthey, his mother, spoke in favor of him receiving parole. Worthey is currently serving concurrent 120- and 104-month sentences for two counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance arrest on Nov. 8, 2021.
The board also held a session on Aug. 29 and had one hearing which involved a Chilton County offender. Rasheem Tremayne McCoy was denied parole by the board with no reset date, and no one spoke in favor or against McCoy receiving parole. McCoy is currently serving a 48-month sentence for a Distribution of a Controlled Substance arrest on March 23, 2023.