ADOC grants release, Haveard home on medical furlough

Published 4:00 am Saturday, June 26, 2010

Officials at the Alabama Department of Corrections granted a request for medical furlough last week that allowed a Brewton man to return home.

Carey Michael Haveard was released on the medical furlough June 22, according to Brian Corbitt, public information officer with the DOC.

“Mr. Haveard has been released due to medical conditions,” Corbitt said Friday. “He will remain under the supervision of the Department of Corrections.”

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Haveard pleaded guilty to theft and multiple drug charges in 2o08 and was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the crimes. Haveard was being housed at Kilby Correctional Facility in Mt. Meigs. According to records with the Alabama Department of Corrections he would have been eligible release in March 2028.

Haveard entered a guilty plea moments before a jury was chosen in July 2008. He pleaded guilty to charges of
Haveard was arrested March 3, 2008 and charged on eight indictments handed down by an Escambia County grand jury following a special session.
In four indictments by the grand jury, Haveard is accused of unlawfully selling, furnishing, giving away, manufacturing, delivering or distributing a controlled substance (OxyContin), to a confidential informant.
Those charges will be addressed during the July trial.
Haveard was also charged in early April on additional drug charges including possession of a controlled substance and bringing stolen property across state lines.
In the grand jury indictments, Haveard was also charged with four charges of criminal solicitation to commit theft of property, first degree, involve alleged activity by Haveard showing an intent that another person engage in conduct constituting the crime of theft of property first degree by deception.
In the grand jury’s indictment, Haveard is believed to have solicited, requested or commanded another person to exert unauthorized control over a variety of property including lumber, tools and other miscellaneous building supplies. The property has a combined value in excess of $2,500 by opening a checking account with a single initial deposit of $50 and negotiating checks in amounts totaling more than $2,500 for the purchase of the items and done in furtherance of a common scheme or plan, the indictment stated.

C. Daniel White, Haveard’s attorney at the time of his set trial and sentencing, could not be reached for comment as of press time.