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A public hearing to consider the possible parole of William Smith, #224778 - Rescheduled
October 08, 2009
CONTACT: Russ Marlan, Public Information Officer (517) 373-6391
The public hearing scheduled for Thursday, October 1, 2009, to consider the possible parole of William Smith, #224778 at 11:00 a.m. at the Handlon Training Center has been rescheduled for Thursday, October 22, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. at the Handlon Training Center, Richard Handlon Correctional Facility, Ionia, MI.
William Smith is serving a Life sentence for the crime of Conspiracy to Manufacture and Deliver Over 650 Grams of Cocaine. He was sentenced on June 2, 1992 from Muskegon County.
Barbara Sampson, Chairperson of the Michigan Parole and Commutation 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 and commutation board can obtain jurisdiction.