President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentences of 46 nonviolent drug offenders Monday, including Katina Smith, mother of Demaryius Thomas. The Denver Broncos wide receiver who is known for his infamous one hand catches.
Katina Smith and Thomas’ maternal grandmother, Minnie Pearl, were arrested in 1999 for narcotics trafficking. Both had been in prison since Demaryius Thomas was 11 years old. Smith was scheduled to be released in 2017. Minnie Thomas received a life sentence for that crime and remains in prison.