War on Drugs

Non-Violent Drug Offenders Get Life +185 Years

Their stories begin differently but end in the same place.


Antoinette Frink sold a dozen cars to drug dealers. Luis Rivera smuggled drugs from Colombia in his twenties. Barbra Scrivner was a young mother whose husband sold crystal meth.

All three are nonviolent offenders sentenced to federal prison.

In "Life + 185 Years," Reason's Todd Krainin takes a look at three people who got swept up in the drug war.

Click below to watch the video, or here for the original writeup.