Will Foster Free Again 7/5/02

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Five weeks ago, DRCNet asked our readers to contact the parole authorities in Nevada County, California, in support of Will Foster remaining free and in California following extremely minor parole violations. A parole officer who had never met him in person recommended he be returned to an Oklahoma prison despite the fact the insignificant nature of his violations, which included driving a few counties north to provide expert testimony in a court case.

This time reasonableness came from Oklahoma. On June 28, Foster was released, after Oklahoma officials stated they didn't believe the charges merited parole revocation and that they weren't interested in having him back. Foster is now back in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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