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New Jersey 4 prisoner Patreese Johnson transferred

From New York Anarchist Black Cross

New Jersey 4 self-defense prisoner Patreese Johnson was recently transferred. She also recently had a birthday. While this puts her about half an hour farther away, she was transferred to a minimum security prison. Please help her settle in to her new place by writing a letter or belated birthday card.

Patreese Johnson 07-G-0635

Beacon Correctional Facility

50 Camp Beacon Road

Post Office Box 780

Beacon, New York 12508-0780

Chrishaun “CeCe” McDonald Accepts Plea Agreement to Reduced Manslaughter Charge

From Support CeCe

Chrishaun “CeCe” McDonald Accepts Plea Agreement to Reduced Manslaughter Charge

Racism, Transphobia in Legal System Continued Assault McDonald Survived, Supporters Charge

Minneapolis, MN (May 2, 2012) – Earlier today, Ms. Chrishaun “CeCe” McDonald accepted a plea agreement to a reduced charge of manslaughter in the second degree in the criminal case resulting from the racist, transphobic assault she survived last June that left one of her attackers dead. The prosecution had originally charged her with felony murder in the second degree. However, after entering into plea negotiations this morning, the defense and the prosecution settled on the reduced charge. McDonald will be sentenced on June 4th at 1:30pm under Hennepin County Judge Daniel Moreno to 41 months in prison. The executed sentence will be reduced by one third, for “good time” and credit for the time McDonald has served pending this resolution. (more…)