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A public hearing to consider the possible parole of Jose C. Cardenas, #212293
November 24, 2010
CONTACT: Russ Marlan, Public Information Officer (517) 373-6391
The Michigan Parole and Commutation Board will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 13, 2010 to consider the possible parole of Jose C. Cardenas, #212293. It will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility, Ionia, MI.
Jose C. Cardenas is serving a Life sentence for the crime of Conspiracy to Deliver Cocaine and a Life sentence for the crime of Deliver/Manufacture 650 Grams or More of Cocaine. He was sentenced on October 11, 1990 from Oakland 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.