Ferguson-Related Prisoners

(10/6/17 Josh Williams moved. 10/11/17 Steve  Martin moved. Updated 1/5/2018 Andrew Henry released.)

What follows is a list of people who were arrested and imprisoned during the Ferguson rebellions.  Their charges, sentences, the particulars of their cases vary widely, as do their interpretations of the events in Ferguson and their participation or alleged participation in those events. We present the information below in hopes of linking up these prisoners with those on the outside who might be interested in writing to them or finding other ways of supporting them during their time in prison.

There is a fund to raise money for these prisoners as well as other Ferguson-related prisoners who did not want their information listed here but still deserve our support. This money will be used to send commissary to these folks during their incarceration.

Although everyone on this list has given permission for their information to be shared in this way, the presence of their information here in no way indicates that they hold any particular political viewpoint.

Addresses are subject to change for some of the people and there’s a potential that more people will be added to the list. If this happens, we will be sure to update the list.

Click here to donate money to the fund.

If you have any questions or comments, please email antistatestl@riseup.net

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57424f857cd0dAndrew Henry #42521-044 // RELEASED on 12/28/17

Birthday March 21

Andrew Henry was sentenced to 6 years for loot the Foot Locker in Buzz Westfall Plaza on August 10th, 2014, during the first night of riots. He was released on 12/28/17.

 

 

aRoy Brown #1310047 // 11593 State Highway O, Mineral Point, MO 63660

Birthday: April 20

Roy Brown was accused of looting S&K’s P-X Liquor store, Dellwood Market, and the Phillips 66 at Chambers Rd. and Green Valley Dr. during the night of rioting on November 24, 2014. He was sentenced to 60 years, serving time consecutively, largely on unrelated robbery and burglary charges.

 

 

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Jacob Montgomery #1287870 // South Central Correctional Center, 255 West Highway 32, Licking, MO 65542

Birthday: January 17

Jacob Montgomery was sentenced to 13 years in part for looting Dellwood Market during the night of rioting on November 24, 2014. His sentence also reflects time for unrelated robbery and burglary charges.

 

 

alex irwinAlexander Irwin #1318275 // ERDCC, 2727 Highway K. Bonne Terre, MO 63628 (Refer to him as “Alex” within the letter,  but be sure to write “Alexander” on the envelope)

Birthday: September 5th

Alexander Irwin was sentenced to 7 years on burglary charges associated with being accused of looting at the Dellwood Market during the riots in August, 2014.

 

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Steven Martin #1141003  // Tipton Correctional Center, 619 North Osage Avenue, Tipton, MO 65081

Birthday: September 22nd

Steve Martin was sentenced to 10 years on a second degree burglary charge for the looting of a Foot Locker on the night of August 10th, 2014.

 

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Jermaine Parker #1185800 // MECC, 18701 Old Highway 66. Pacific, MO 63069

Birthday: October 15

Jermaine Parker was sentenced to 14 years for shooting a firearm out of a car in protest during the night of the November 24th in south St. Louis.

 

 

 

 

559802_452431974828937_806168931_nDakota Moss #11400-025 // FCI Manchester, PO Box 4000 Manchester, Ky. 40962

Birthday: July 17th

Dakota Moss was sentenced to 20 years for stealing guns for people to use during the non-indictment riots in November 2014.

 

 

Josh Williams #1292002 // Jefferson City Correctional Center, 8200 No More Victims, Jefferson City, MO 65101

Birthday: November 25

Josh Williams was sentenced on December 10th, 2015 to 8 years in prison for trying to burn down a Quik Trip during a demonstration in Berkeley, MO on Christmas Eve, 2014 that was held in response to the police murder of Antonio Martin.

 

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We saw ourselves among those who fought where they stood, the looters, the wild ones, the festive ones- opposite the shop-owners, cops, preachers, and activist and professional politicians who told us to calm down, go home, or pray. We recognize what went down in Ferguson was beautifully vast and can’t be codified into a historicized blurb. We’re just a small group trying to get the backs of people we connected with on the streets through a conversation, head nod, smile, or common fit of anger. We can’t forget those they took from us and from the fight; we can’t leave them isolated in the dust of the storms of yesterday.