This Man From Alabama is in Prison For Life For Stealing $9 in 1982 | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Willie Simmons, a 62-year old Black man from Alabama, has been behind bars for the last 38 years for stealing $9. He was convicted of 1st-degree robbery and was sentenced to life without parole in 1982 due to Alabama's Habitual Offender law. He already had 3 prior convictions.