Richard Wershe Jr., aka White Boy Rick, has been languishing in federal prison for 29 years for selling large quantities of cocaine in Detroit in the late 1980s.
“All I can say is the people who beat me tried to kill me,” Steve Utash wrote in a letter.
Leo Sharp was hoping his age and dementia would keep him out of prison.
State police found 104 kilograms of cocaine in Sharp’s pickup truck, leading to charges of possessing and distributing cocaine.
The reactions ranged from offensive and salacious to insightful or idiotic.
By Steve Neavling Guess what, Michigan? You know how you force judges to require juveniles convicted of murder to be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole? You can’t do that. The Supreme Court delivered the ruling today in a growingly rare victory for compassion and common sense. Before today, children as […]