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Parole hearing set for local inmates

A man convicted of multiple charges will have a parole hearing today.

Aaron Demondrea Shepherd,33, is currently serving his prison sentence at Easterling Correctional Center in Clio.

Shepherd was previously sentenced in Montgomery County for third-degree burglary, first-degree theft of property and second-degree theft of property in 2010.

Shepherd was also previously sentenced in Crenshaw County for third-degree burglary and second-degree receiving stolen property in 2012. He is now serving time on charges from Crenshaw County while continuing those previous sentences, with an additional conviction of first-degree theft of property and second-degree promoting prison contraband from 2017.

Shepherd’s current minimum release date is Dec. 28, 2033, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.

Additionally, Gerald Earnest Hudson was up for a parole hearing on Wednesday, but the results were still pending when The Luverne Journal went to press.

He previously sentenced in Butler County for first-degree criminal mischief and second-degree theft of property Aug. 8, 2011.

Hudson was also previously convicted in Crenshaw County for first-degree theft of property and third-degree burglary in 2005, and second-degree theft of property and two probation dunks in 2017. He was also convicted in Crenshaw County for a second-degree theft of property charge and for fraudulent use of a credit card in 2018.

Hudson’s current minimum release date is March 25, 2021, according to the Department of Corrections.

Alabama Pardons and Parole Spokesperson Terry Abbott said that the decisions from the parole boards would be available late Wednesday and late Thursday.