my crime

2020-03-30T10:06:25-04:00My Crime, Reform & Reentry|

My Crime: Change in Places

Sixteen years later, that day still played in my head as clear as a Blu-ray movie. I still saw Frank's raised eyebrows when, in broad daylight, he announced, "We're taking that." A nine-millimeter semi-automatic stuck out of his jeans pocket. I [...]

2020-02-20T11:32:03-05:00My Crime|

DAY #14,975: Life In Captivity

April 5, 1978, dawned clear and bright in Tampa, Florida. My father was sick, at home, and I drove out to Thonotosassa, east of Tampa, to visit with him. Driving back to my apartment in North Tampa, I noticed several unmarked [...]

2020-01-17T01:03:27-05:00My Crime|

My Crime: Jason Cooper

  BY JASON COOPER Brutal Murders. Victims Stabbed 83 Times. Those were just some of the headlines above stories filled with truth and lies. Stories about a sociopathic monster. Surely a villain made for novels and movies. Those were the only [...]

2020-02-02T22:17:06-05:00My Crime|

My Crime: Jonathan Benson

On April 4th, 2011 I was pulled over for a taillight being burnt out. No big deal, right? Usually no, however I was “methin’ around” (high on meth) at the time and my kids were with me in the vehicle. I [...]

2020-02-02T00:23:55-05:00My Crime|

My Crime: Christine White

Courtesy of Christine White How do I begin to tell you about my crime and the insane, muddled mess I made out my life in just a few days? It feels like an enormous, devastating monster made from spontaneity, [...]