A public hearing to consider the possible parole of Carlos Lewis, #259770

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:  Chris Gautz, Public Information Officer

                        517-373-6391

 

The Michigan Parole Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, October 26, 2017 to consider the possible parole of Carlos Lewis, #259770.  It will be held at 9:00 a.m. at the T-100 Training Center; G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility in Jackson, Michigan.

Carlos Lewis is serving a Life sentence for the crime of Deliver/Manufacture 650 Grams or More of Cocaine. He was sentenced on October 17, 1997, resentenced August 8, 2002, out of Eaton County.

Ricardo R. Moore and Anthony E. O. King, Members of the Michigan Parole Board, will conduct the hearing under the provisions of the Lifer Law, MCLA 791.234.

By statute, prisoners serving a Life sentence under MCL 333.74012A1, must serve 15, 17 1/2 or 20 calendar years, based on predetermined factors, before the Parole Board can obtain jurisdiction.