• Petitioning Free White Boy Rick (Wershe)

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Free White Boy Rick (Wershe)


    1. Alex Roehl
    2. Petition by

      Alex Roehl

      Canton, MI

Richard Wershe has served over 25 years in prison for a drug crime that he committed as a minor. He cooperated with law enforcement. He was convicted under a law that is no longer on the books. He is the only one still in prison under this law.

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 250 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Chris mahaday ECORSE, MI
      • 7 days ago

      He done more than his time.

    • Terese Mancani ALGER, MI
      • 8 days ago

      This needs to be fixed.

    • Nyome Sapp-Collazo MADISON, WI
      • 26 days ago

      I'm signing this petition because what the government of Michigan did to this man, who was still a boy when they arrested him, is deplorable and immoral. If they want to quibble over the truth of his claims as some insane justification for his continued incarceration, that merely proves his point in my eyes. Only the police blindly and mercilessly repeat an untruth in the misguided and unethical attempt at preserving justice. They lie to protect their own self images in the eyes of their fellow police men, FBI agents, and sometimes their families. Their loyalties are not to justice and the American way but rather to their continued success and promotion through the ranks which only leave them in even more powerful positions to continue to perpetuate their lies. It's over now, they'll never confess to their transgressions, so let him go because it's the right thing to do and he's served his debt to society (at least the one they've fabricated for him to owe). If the last possibility which prevents this is a fear of litigation in the way of civil suits, I'm sure he would happily sign away his right to at least try to seek some compensation for his suffering if only to be free again and to try to make something of a life for himself in the second half of it. May God have mercy on the souls of the police men, FBI, and DEA agents who turned their backs while this mans life was taken away from him.

    • josh ibarra FAYETTEVILLE, AR
      • about 1 month ago

      Somebody needs to make a new petition for this. This man has done his time. He made the cops mad and now his life is being erased. If you bring this issue to the attention of this younger generation that doesn't know his story. They will support this cause.

    • Loral Orow PLYMOUTH, MI
      • about 1 month ago

      We need to have more equal punishments. Murderers go free in much less time & yet he has no way to freedom. We only get this one life. Let him live his!


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