“I am still in shock by the amazing generosity from all of you,” the boy’s mother wrote in an email to the D-1 staff. “Thank you so much again from the bottom of our hearts; he was so excited and said he loves it even more than the other one.”
Sgt. Jerry Quinn and Ofc. Kevin Quinn are brothers who work at Idaho State Correctional Center. Their great uncle, Lt. Gene Quinn, worked at ISCI back in the 1970s. Their father’s cousin’s son, Victor Vanek, also worked for the department.
Schow’s convictions include Possession of a Controlled Substance and Transferring or Receiving Stolen vehicles in Bannock County. He was to be eligible for parole on Jan. 9, 2025. His sentence was scheduled to be satisfied on Jan. 8, 2028.
“I love seeing them be able to choose their own clothing and walk out of here looking like neighbors instead of inmates. I love seeing the smiles on their faces as they leave dressed in their own sense of style. Despite all the hard work, seeing residents head out the door dressed for success makes it all worthwhile.”