'White Boy Rick' Movie's Inspiration, Richard Wershe Jr., Sues Police For $100MA Detroit-area man whose decades in prison for drug dealing and work as an informant inspired the movie “White Boy Rick” filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking $100 million, claiming he was coerced into assisting police while just a helpless teenager.
'White Boy Rick' Scheduled For Early Florida Prison ReleaseA one-time FBI informant-turned-Detroit drug lord will be released from a Florida prison earlier than expected.
White Boy Rick Released From Michigan PrisonHe served nearly 30 years for crimes he committed as a teen.
So White Boy Rick Is Going Free -- What's Next For Him?"And so now he has a chance of living the rest of his life as a normal human being."
June Parole Board Hearing Set For 'White Boy Rick'Richard Wershe's future could be determined later this spring.
BREAKING: White Boy Rick Granted Next Step On Road To ReleaseThe board talked to Wershe about what he would do if he's released, and then agreed to move forward with the process of a public hearing.
Chance At Freedom? 'White Boy Rick' Gets Appeals Court Hearing TodayThe state parole board for the first time will have to explain why Wershe has been denied parole.
Wayne County Prosecutor: Officials To Review 'White Boy Rick' CaseKim Worthy said that after being "immersed" in Juvenile Life Without Parole Murder cases for the last six months, a second look is necessary.
Court Rejects Appeal From '80s Drug Dealer 'White Boy Rick'The 46-year-old has been in prison since he was 18.
'White Boy Rick' To Remain Behind Bars After Appeals Court Halts ResentencingThe court overturned a decision by a Wayne County judge that likely would have led to Richard Wershe's release.
Timeout Ordered In 'White Boy Rick's' Bid For New SentenceA Wayne County judge had scheduled a new sentencing hearing for Sept. 18. But the appeals court on Friday stopped the case and extended deadlines to late September for lawyers to file arguments.
Will 'White Boy Rick' Be Set Free? Judge Sets Resentencing For Sept. 18A Detroit-area drug dealer who has spent nearly 30 years in prison for crimes going back to his teen years could be set free.
Judge To Hear Bid To Release Drug Dealer, 'White Boy Rick,' From PrisonA judge is considering whether to lessen the sentence of a Detroit-area drug dealer who has spent nearly 30 years in prison for crimes that go back to when he was a teenager.
Lawyer For 'White Boy Rick' Outraged Governor Rejected Request To Commute Life SentenceFormer teenage drug dealer Richard Wershe will stay behind bars, at least for now.
Casting Call: Teen Actor Wanted To Play Notorious Detroit Gangster 'White Boy Rick'A movie about Detroit's most notorious gangster, White Boy Rick, is in the works -- and you could play the leading role.