Tx. Prison Chief Not Sentenced After 3 Years

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Almost three years after being convicted in a kickback scheme, former Texas prison director James A. "Andy" Collins and businessman Yank Barry remain free, waiting to be sentenced, reports the Houston Chronicle. Barry, a Canadian, does much of his waiting at his Bahamas residence, free on $200,000 bail. Collins, free on $5,000 bail, is waiting at his home in Austin. He has taken many vacations, most recently to Seattle. "It's very frustrating to me," said Leonard Gurecky, who served on the federal jury that returned guilty verdicts on Aug. 20, 2001, on charges of conspiracy, bribery . . .

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