Richard Wershe was busted when he was 17 for moving eight kilos of cocaine and sentenced to life in prison under a law that has since been abolished. He’s spent nearly three decades behind bars now the former drug dealer turned informer “White Boy Rick” may soon be free.
Wershe has spent the last 27 years in a Michigan prison . In prison, Wershe cooperated with the FBI to help break up drug rings and solve other crimes. Yet each time Wershe has come up for parole, it’s been denied.
A Wayne County Judges is finally going to hear a motion for re-sentencing, if things go in his favor his lawyer says he could be out by Christmas, if not his next parole hearing will be in 2017.
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