Manage episode 299205725 series 2314552
On today's episode I'm joined by Ricky Gonzales. Ricky is here to advocate for his fiancé Raquel Esquivel. After being a model inmate, and serving 11 years of her 15-year sentence (for a crime in which she maintains her innocence) in April 2020, Raquel was released under the Cares Act and reunited with her three children. She was granted custody of her two older children in March 2021. In May 2020, Raquel was hired by T Bar Drilling, Inc.
Because Raquel was released under the Cares Act, she was required to wear an ankle monitor, She was not allowed much freedom in movement, and was required to be in constant contact with the halfway-house. On May 10, 2021, Raquel was violated from the Cares Act by the BOP, and charged with ESCAPE. BOP claims Raquel did not check in when moving about from job site to job site on March 4, 2021. Raquel is currently 6 months pregnant.