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40 Years Later, Willie Simmons Remains in an Alabama Prison for Stealing $9

How habitual offender laws put a man behind bars for life

Willie Simmons (Photo: ALDOC)

It might sound outrageous to think that anyone would be given a life sentence without parole for stealing $9, but that is exactly what happened to Alabama resident, Willie Junior Simmons.

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A.W. Naves

A.W. Naves

Horror author, true crime blogger and freelance content creator. https://counter.social/@awnaves