Motion Filed to Revoke Marissa Alexander’s Bond

Stephen A. Crockett Jr.
Marissa Alexander

Florida State Attorney Angela Corey has filed a motion to revoke the bond of Marissa Alexander, claiming that she has violated her parole, Florida Coast News reports.

The Alexander case became national news after she was sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing what she argued was a warning shot at her abusive husband. She was convicted on multiple counts of aggravated assault with a firearm in 2012. Even though no one was injured in the incident, she was sentenced to 20 years, thanks to a Florida law that requires "10-20-Life" mandatory-minimum sentence for crimes committed with a gun. She was, however, released on bond this past November after serving some 1,000 days behind bars.


According to FCN, one condition of her release is that Alexander is to remain on home detention and is not to leave her residence except for special conditions, court appearances or medical appointments, but a motion detector found numerous times that she left her home to run errands.

A hearing for this motion is set for Friday at 9 a.m. EST.

Read more at the Florida Coast News.

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