What’s Happened to Jessica, Vaughn, Rob and Erroll?
Life on Parole, which first aired in July 2017, followed four people in Connecticut as they left prison and started life on parole. By the end of the documentary, Jessica had graduated from a nursing assistant program and was spending more time with her son. Vaughn had been released to a halfway house after another stint in jail. Rob had his parole revoked and finished his prison sentence. Erroll started using heroin again, and was back in prison, charged with violating the conditions of his release.
Here’s how they are doing a year later.
Jessica Proctor continues to work full-time as a home healthcare aid and is in the process of petitioning the court for full custody of her son, Donte. She continues to see Parole Officer Katherine Montoya at least once every three months, and will be on parole until November 2020.
Vaughn Gresham was again incarcerated for a parole violation. According to the Connecticut Department of Corrections, he is currently in administrative segregation for his involvement in a gang-related fight. His parole is not scheduled to end until May 2022.
Rob Sullivan has continued to nurture his relationship with his daughter Raeann, speaking with her almost every day. He’s working full-time as a cook at an Italian restaurant, where his wages are docked to pay off the more than $100,000 he still owes in child support. He hasn’t had any further arrests. “I’m looking forward to more time out than in,” he said. “My future is looking forward.”
Erroll Brantley is no longer incarcerated, and will be under the supervision of parole until May 2019.
Editor’s note: Erroll Brantley’s first name was misspelled in an earlier version of this post.