Richard DeLisi was sentenced to 90 years in Polk County court.
The man described as the longest-serving inmate for marijuana crimes in the country will be out of a South Florida prison before Christmas.
Richard DeLisi, sentenced to 90 years by a Polk County judge after his conviction in 1989, will be released in December, 18 months ahead of his scheduled departure, The Last Prisoner Project announced Monday in a news release. The nonprofit, which advocates for inmates serving long sentences based on nonviolent, marijuana-related offenses, has been seeking DeLisi’s early liberation.
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