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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary
Published: 20 December 2016

Pardons

Six individuals are from Washington state

The President granted pardons to the following 78 individuals, including six individuals from Washington state:

  • Tavia Dion Blume – Snohomish, WA
  • Offense:  Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute; use of a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking offense (District of Montana)
  • Sentence:  42 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (May 21, 1999) (as amended July 12, 1999)
  • George Bernard Moran – Federal Way, WA
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to import a substantial amount of marijuana into the United States; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute an amount of marijuana over 1,000 pounds; subscribing to a false United States Income Tax Return (District of Maine)
  • Sentence:  Eight years' imprisonment (May 11, 1984)
  • Ramon Escalera Sanchez – Cheney, WA
  • Offense:  Possession of less than 500 grams of cocaine with intent to distribute (Eastern District of Washington)
  • Sentence:  27 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (September 19, 2003)
  • Bryan Scot Sandquist – Gig Harbor, WA
  • Offense:  Felon in possession of a firearm (District of Oregon)
  • Sentence:  40 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (November 4, 2002)
  • Robert Steven Warden – Monroe, WA
  • Offense:  Simple possession of approximately two grams of heroin (Central District of California)
  • Sentence:  One year of probation (December 4, 1972)
  • Vera Mae Yurisich – Cashmere, WA
  • Offense:  Perjury (Eastern District of Washington)
  • Sentence:  Three months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (April 30, 2007)
  • Ryan Michael Ashbrook – DeWitt, MI
  • Offense:  Possession with intent to distribute approximately 56 pounds of marijuana (Southern District of Texas)
  • Sentence:  Three years' probation, conditioned upon six months' home confinement and performance of 200 hours of community service (September 8, 2000)
  • Robert Spencer Baines – South Thomaston, ME
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to possess, possession with intent to distribute over 1,000 pounds of marijuana (District of Maine)
  • Sentence:  Six years' imprisonment (July 31, 1986)
  • Roy Darrell Benson – Albuquerque, NM
  • Offense:  Bank fraud (District of Oregon)
  • Sentence:  18 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release; $50,000 restitution (January 30, 1995)
  • Theresa Marie Bishop, aka Teresa Clark – Pittsburgh, PA
  • Offense:  Knowingly disposing of a firearm to a person convicted of a crime punishable by a term of imprisonment exceeding one year (three counts); falsification of firearms purchase forms (two counts) (Western District of Pennsylvania)
  • Sentence:  Three years' probation, conditioned upon one year of home detention (December 8, 2006)
  • Bob Edward Bone – St. Louis, MO
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to manufacture in excess of 500 grams of methamphetamine (Eastern District of Missouri)
  • Sentence:  One year and one day of imprisonment; two years' supervised release (May 2, 2006)
  • Philip Stephen Brown, aka Phil Brown – Rock Springs, WY
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of methamphetamine (District of Wyoming)
  • Sentence:  Five months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release, including five months' home confinement (May 11, 2000)
  • Jesse Daniel Burgher, aka Jessie Burgher – Montgomery, AL
  • Offense:  Possession with intent to distribute at least 100 kilograms of marijuana (Southern District of Florida)
  • Sentence:  60 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (September 8, 1989)
  • Caryn Lynn Camp, fka Caryn Lynn Camp-Kenworthy – Taichung, Taiwan R.O.C.
  • Offense:  Wire fraud (10 counts); mail fraud (two counts); conspiracy to steal trade secrets; conspiracy to transport stolen goods; interstate transportation of stolen goods (District of Maine)
  • Sentence:  Three years' probation; $7,500 restitution (December 7, 1999)
  • Randy Dale Cantu – Niwot, CO
  • Offense:  Conspiracy; falsely making and forging endorsement on government bonds (Southern District of Georgia)
  • Sentence:  Five years' probation; $169.80 restitution (February 8, 1978)
  • James Randolph Carter – Wagoner, OK
  • Offense:  Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute (Northern District of Oklahoma)
  • Sentence:  60 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 30, 1991) (as amended May 15, 1997)
  • Dolly Ann Chamberlain, fka Dolly Ann Taylor – Herald, CA
  • Offense:  Conversion of government money (Eastern District of California)
  • Sentence:  36 months' probation, including 180 days of home confinement; $3,000 fine; $82,673.06 restitution (September 23, 2002)
  • Tietti Onette Chandler, fka Tietti Chandler-Shelton – Columbus, MS
  • Offense:  Embezzlement of mail matter by a postal employee (Northern District of Mississippi)
  • Sentence:  Three years' probation, conditioned upon the performance of 150 hours of community service (April 1, 1999)
  • Larry Wayne Childress, Jr. – Williamsville, MO
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine (two counts) (Eastern District of Arkansas)
  • Sentence:  One day of imprisonment; four years' supervised release, including 12 months' home detention (March 6, 1997) (as amended November 13, 1997)
  • Kristi Lynn Coe, aka Kristi Lynn Coe-Hagan, fka Kristi Hinshaw – Haw River, NC
  • Offense:  Mail fraud (mistakenly listed in the judgment as mail theft) (Middle District of North Carolina)
  • Sentence:  Five years' probation, conditioned upon four months’ home confinement; $17,785.72 restitution (October 11, 2001)
  • Melissa Rae Conley, fka Melissa Faith – Midland, TX
  • Offense:  Aiding and abetting distribution of a detectable amount of methamphetamine (Western District of Texas)
  • Sentence:  18 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (January 24, 2007)
  • Christopher John Darville – Missouri City, TX
  • Offense:  Making false statements to a federally insured financial institution (Middle District of Louisiana)
  • Sentence:  One day of imprisonment; three years' supervised release conditioned on three months' home detention; $2,000 fine (November 27, 2001)
  • Amanda Kucharski DeBlauw, fka Amanda Richmond – Newmarket, NH
  • Offense:  Distribution of heroin (District of New Hampshire)
  • Sentence:  Five months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release, conditioned upon 11 months’ home detention (November 29, 1999)
  • Lehi Victoria Dickey, aka Lahi Dickey, fka Lehi Dickey Bryant – Oakland, CA
  • Offense:  Bank embezzlement (Northern District of California)
  • Sentence:  Three years' probation; $1,000 fine (September 13, 1985)
  • Ronald Lee Eyler – Williamsport, MD
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute in excess of one kilogram of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine (District of Maryland)
  • Sentence:  Two years' imprisonment (March 9, 1992)
  • Michael Anthony Facchiano, Jr. – Venetia, PA
  • Offense:  Mail fraud (two counts) (Western District of Pennsylvania)
  • Sentence:  Six months' imprisonment; five years' probation; $2,000 fine (February 22, 1985)
  • Theresa Renee Gardley, fka Theresa Renee Naper, fka Theresa Renee Thornton – Hillside, IL
  • Offense:  Unlawful use of an unauthorized access device (Southern District of Texas)
  • Sentence:  Three years’ imprisonment, suspended; five years' probation, conditioned upon 200 hours of community service; $6,411 restitution (December 9, 1988)
  • Karim Riad Georgy – Tampa, FL
  • Offense:  Acquiring and possessing controlled substances by fraud, deception, or subterfuge (Middle District of Florida)
  • Sentence:  Three years' probation; $1,500 fine; $1,000 restitution (November 6, 2001) (as amended January 28, 2002)
  • Donald Lee Gilbert – Phoenix, AZ
  • Offense:  Interstate transportation of a stolen motor vehicle (District of Maine)
  • Sentence:  Two years' probation (October 19, 1964)
  • Pamela Ann Golemba – Enfield, CT
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to export cocaine (District of Connecticut)
  • Sentence:  Three years' probation, including six months' house arrest; $2,500 fine (December 15, 1989)
  • Richard Allen Graham – Callahan, FL
  • Offense:  Destruction of mail matter by a postal employee (Middle District of Florida)
  • Sentence:  One year of probation, including 25 hours of community service (December 19, 2008)
  • Bobby Joseph Guidry, aka Bob Guidry – Youngsville, CA
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to import marijuana; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana (Southern District of Mississippi)
  • Sentence:  Three years' imprisonment; five years' probation; $1,000 fine (March 4, 1988)
  • Edward John Hartman – Westampton Township, NJ
  • Offense:  Conspiracy (submitting false and fraudulent documents to FHA and VA) (District of New Jersey)
  • Sentence:  Four months' imprisonment; three years' probation; $3,000 fine; unspecified restitution (July 11, 1986)
  • William Bernie Heckle, Jr., aka Billy Heckle – Orangeburg, SC
  • Offense:  Falsifying medical prescriptions and illegally dispensing controlled substances (Schedule II through Schedule V); dispensing prescription medication without a legitimate written order from a prescribing physician (District of South Carolina)
  • Sentence:  18 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (December 4, 1996)
  • Juleen Nicole Henry – Duluth, GA
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to distribute marijuana (Eastern District of Michigan)
  • Sentence:  Time served (115 days’ imprisonment); two years' supervised release (April 23, 2001)
  • James Ralph Hoeckelman – Irwin, PA
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute marijuana (Western District of Pennsylvania)
  • Sentence:  30 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (April 10, 1992) (as amended April 18, 1997)
  • Ralph Allen Hoekstra, aka Ralph Alan Hoekstra – Huntington Beach, CA
  • Offense:  Importing wildlife contrary to law (Central District of California)
  • Sentence:  One year of probation; $5,000 fine (January 19, 2005)
  • Samuel Wesley Howze, aka Sala Udin – Pittsburgh, PA
  • Offense:  Unlawfully transporting firearms; possession of untaxpaid distilled spirits (Western District of Kentucky)
  • Sentence:  Five years' imprisonment (November 20, 1970)
  • Herman Lamont Jackson – Maple Heights, OH
  • Offense:  Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base and cocaine (two counts) (Northern District of Ohio)
  • Sentence:  63 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release; $2,000 fine (March 29, 1999)
  • Mark Edward Johnson – Hanscom Air Force Base, MA
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to import more than 100 kilograms of marijuana (Western District of Texas)
  • Sentence:  24 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release, conditioned upon 200 hours of community service (April 6, 2004)
  • Cathy Mae Jones, fka Cathy Mae Bennett – Alamogordo, NM
  • Offense:  Conspiracy (District of New Mexico)
  • Sentence:  Time served (nine days' imprisonment); five years' supervised release; $1,423.50 restitution (September 14, 2006)
  • Fabius Romero Jones – Oakland, CA
  • Offense:  Theft from interstate shipment (Northern District of California)
  • Sentence:  One year of probation; $100 fine (August 24, 1977)
  • Ricky Eugene Jones – Alamogordo, NM
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to manufacture 5 grams or more of methamphetamine; attempt to manufacture 5 grams or more of methamphetamine; maintaining a place for manufacture of methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute less than 5 grams of methamphetamine (District of New Mexico)
  • Sentence:  Time served (42 days' imprisonment); five years' supervised release; $1,423.50 restitution (September 14, 2006)
  • James Harold Keaton – Bassett, VA
  • Offense:  Possession of a stolen firearm (Western District of Virginia)
  • Sentence:  30 months' probation, conditioned upon 50 hours of community service (November 9, 2007)
  • Dean Robert Kondo – Daly City, CA
  • Offense:  Possession of counterfeit currency (Northern District of California)
  • Sentence:  12 months and one day of imprisonment; three years' supervised release (July 19, 2000)
  • Mary Ann Krauser, fka Mary Ann Iron Shield – Fort Yates, ND
  • Offense:  Involuntary manslaughter (District of North Dakota)
  • Sentence:  Three years' imprisonment, suspended; five years' probation (June 1, 1982)
  • Emmanuel Gabriel Leeper – Plano, TX
  • Offense:  Possession with intent to distribute marijuana (Eastern District of Missouri)
  • Sentence:  151 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (April 9, 1993)
  • Keith Alan Little – Odessa, TX
  • Offense:  Interception of electronic communications (Western District of Texas)
  • Sentence:  Five years' probation, including four months in a halfway house; $10,000 fine (June 14, 1990)
  • Victoria Hunter Lowe – Tucson, AZ
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine (Western District of Texas)
  • Sentence:  46 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (July 18, 2006)
  • Dawn Mascari, fka Dawn Steponavich – North Branford, CT
  • Offense:  Aiding and abetting in illegal gambling operation (District of Connecticut)
  • Sentence:  Three years’ probation, conditioned upon two months' home confinement; $2,000 fine (April 23, 2002)
  • James Willie McGrady, Jr. – Fayetteville, NC
  • Offense:  Distribution of cocaine and aiding and abetting; distribution of cocaine in excess of 500 grams and aiding and abetting; possession of a firearm in the commission of a drug trafficking crime (Eastern District of North Carolina)
  • Sentence:  37 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release; $5,000 fine; $1,000 restitution (April 11, 1989) (as amended May 3, 1990)
  • John Frederick McNeely, Jr. – Santa Ana, CA
  • Offense:  Receiving counterfeit government obligations (Central District of California)
  • Sentence:  Three years' probation (July 27, 1970)
  • Kenneth Shannon Meadows, aka Kenny Shannon Meadows – Celina, TN
  • Offense:  Manufacture, assemble, modify, sell and distribute electronic devices for the unauthorized decryption of direct-to-home satellite television services (Western District of Kentucky)
  • Sentence:  Three years' probation, conditioned upon six months' home confinement; $36,424 restitution (August 25, 2003)
  • Roger Delos Melius – Faulkton, SD
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to submit false statements (District of South Dakota)
  • Sentence:  Three years' probation; $87,712.91 restitution (October 11, 2007) (as amended December 17, 2007) 
  • Samuel Nyamongo Mongare – Arlington, TX
  • Offense:  Possession of false identification documents with intent to defraud the United States (Western District of Texas)
  • Sentence:  Four months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (March 27, 2001)
  • Steven Odell Moon – Burleson, TX
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to distribute and possess phenylacetic acid (Northern District of Texas)
  • Sentence:  60 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (January 24, 1991)
  • Thomas Whitfield Morris, Jr. – Pawleys Island, SC
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to import cocaine into the United States (District of South Carolina)
  • Sentence:  Five years' probation, conditioned upon 300 hours of community service (August 26, 1992)
  • Christopher Muratore – Tampa, FL
  • Offense:  Devising a scheme to defraud the United States of money and property and devising a scheme to deprive the United States Bankruptcy Court and the citizens of the United States of honest services (Middle District of Florida)
  • Sentence:  36 months' probation, including six months' home detention; $107,850 restitution (September 25, 2001)
  • Serena Denise Nunn – Atlanta, GA
  • Offense:  Aiding and abetting in the attempt to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine (District of Minnesota)
  • Sentence:  188 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (sentence commuted) (April 11, 1990)
  • Francis Joseph O'Hara, Sr. – Camden, ME
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to restrain, suppress and eliminate competition by rigging bids; conspiracy with others to knowingly and willfully make and use false documents containing false statements in matters within the jurisdiction of the Defense Personnel Support Command (District of Maine)
  • Sentence:  Six months' imprisonment; two years' supervised release; $200,000 fine; $950,000 restitution (September 13, 1991)
  • James Allen Palmatier – Highland, NY
  • Offense:  Possession with intent to distribute cocaine (mistakenly listed in the judgment as possession of cocaine) (Northern District of Alabama)
  • Sentence:  97 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release, conditioned upon 300 hours of community service (September 21, 1989)
  • Allen Wayne Parker – Fort Smith, AR
  • Offense:  Officer of U.S. stealing property of another (Western District of Arkansas)
  • Sentence:  Three years' probation, conditioned upon an undetermined term of home confinement and five weekends of intermittent confinement; $1,000 fine (May 1, 1991)
  • Robert Allen Petty – Mineola, TX
  • Offense:  Distribution of methamphetamine (Western District of Oklahoma)
  • Sentence:  33 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (April 4, 1994)
  • Benjamin Ramos – Jamaica, NY
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to transport and sell stolen goods (two counts) (Southern District of New York)
  • Sentence:  Four years' probation; $5,000 restitution (September 21, 2000)
  • Erica Renee Ramos, fka Erica Renee DeVore, fka Erica Renee Ramirez – Port St. Lucie, FL
  • Offense:  Use of a communication facility to facilitate a drug felony (Middle District of Florida)
  • Sentence:  Two years' probation (February 20, 2003)
  • Doretha Doreen Rhone – Philadelphia, PA
  • Offense:  Theft (District of Columbia)
  • Sentence:  Three years' probation; $3,060 restitution (March 14, 1989)
  • Adam Philip Ricciardiello – Naples, FL
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to distribute marijuana (District of Vermont)
  • Sentence:  Time served; three months’ residence in a community confinement center; four years' supervised release, conditioned upon 200 hours of community service; $5,000 fine (July 1, 2002) (as amended July 3, 2002 and January 28, 2003)
  • Heidi Kay Schmidt, fka Heidi Kay Watt – Denton, NE
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to distribute controlled substance (District of Nebraska)
  • Sentence:  30 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release, conditioned upon 250 hours of community service (June 30, 2005) (as amended April 12, 2006)
  • Allen Thompson Sherwood – Ooltewah, TN
  • Offense:  Conduct unbecoming an officer (shoplifting) (United States Air Force general court-martial convened at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana)
  • Sentence:  Dismissal from service; four months’ confinement; forfeiture of $500 pay per month for four months; $5,000 fine (January 24, 1990)
  • Kaseen Lathell Simmons, aka Ceno Smith – Detroit, MI
  • Offense:  Possession with intent to distribute less than 50 kilograms of marijuana (District of New Mexico)
  • Sentence:  21 months' imprisonment; two years' supervised release (May 17, 1999)
  • Brenda Lorene Sinclair, fka Brenda Lorene Pontius – Boise, ID
  • Offense:  Receiving, possessing, concealing and disposing of stolen money (District of Oregon)
  • Sentence:  Ten years’ imprisonment; five years' probation; $1,986 restitution (October 27, 1986)
  • Michael Slavinsky – Irvine, CA
  • Offense:  Misdemeanor illegal supplementation of salary by an employee of the United States (District of Columbia)
  • Sentence:  Three years' probation, conditioned upon performance of 50 hours of community service; $10,000 restitution (January 7, 1998)
  • Richard Earl Smout – Blackfoot, ID
  • Offense:  Possession of stolen mail (District of Utah)
  • Sentence:  Time served (77 days' imprisonment) and two years' supervised release (November 20, 2001)
  • Robin Shelley Soodeen – Upper Marlboro, MD
  • Offense:  Bank embezzlement (District of Columbia)
  • Sentence:  Eight months' halfway house confinement; five years' supervised release; $49,000 restitution (October 2, 2001)
  • Pamela Joy Stokes – Southfield, MI
  • Offense:  False Statement (Eastern District of Michigan)
  • Sentence:  Two years' probation, conditioned upon 120 days’ home confinement (May 3, 2006) 
  • Joseph Eugene Swies – Frederic, WI
  • Offense:  Forgery of postal money orders (Western District of Wisconsin)
  • Sentence:  Three years’ probation; $1,259.71 restitution (July 27, 1984)
  • Shari Dee Trompke – Grand Island, NE
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine (District of Nebraska)
  • Sentence:  36 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (April 17, 1997)
  • Jessica Ann Tyson, fka Jessica Ann Martin – Grand Rapids, MI
  • Offense:  Conspiracy to commit bank fraud (Western District of Michigan)
  • Sentence:  Two years' probation; $1,200 restitution (December 2, 1997)

Commutations

The President granted commutations of sentence to the following 153 individuals:

  • Kendrick Tyshawn Akins – Coppell, TX
    Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture, distribute, or possess with intent to manufacture or distribute cocaine, cocaine base, and marijuana; Eastern District of Texas
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 30, 2012)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Dale Wayne Aldridge – Unionville, MO
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute at least 500 grams of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine; Southern District of Iowa
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 28, 2011)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.
  • Demetri D. Alexander – Kansas City, KS
    Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture cocaine base "crack" and to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base "crack"; possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; District of Kansas
    Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (July 24, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Billy Mel Alford – Terrell, TX
    Offense: Importation of a quantity of marijuana (three counts); possession with intent to distribute a quantity of marijuana (three counts); Western District of Texas
    Sentence: 480 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $200,000 fine (July 22, 1997); amended to 480 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $150,000 fine (July 27, 1998)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment, and unpaid balance of $150,000 fine remitted at the time of his release.
  • Antonio Jose Alonzo – Pelican Rapids, MN
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute controlled substances; District of North Dakota
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 7, 2005)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to 292 months' imprisonment.
  • Maurice Anderson – Fort Worth, TX
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of a mixture or substance containing cocaine; Northern District of Texas
    Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (October 20, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.
  • Orasama Andrews – Jackson, GA
    Offense:         1. Distribution of more than five grams of cocaine base; distribution ofmore than 50 grams of cocaine base; Middle District of Georgia
  • Sentence:       1. Life imprisonment (December 17, 2009)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 188 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Darrell Atkins – Detroit, MI
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to deliver cocaine and crack cocaine; distribution of crack cocaine (three counts); Eastern District of Michigan
    Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $10,000 fine (July 23, 1996)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Hilario Avila – Whittier, CA
    Offense:         1. Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; Central District of California
  • Sentence:       1. 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 6, 
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Handy Bailey, Jr. – Orlando, FL
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (two counts); Middle District of Florida
    Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (April 24, 1998)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Darryl Jerome Baker – Seffner, FL
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Middle District of Florida
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 22, 2003)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to 360 months' imprisonment.
  • Johnny Ray Basham – Tulsa, OK
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; possession of a firearm during drug trafficking crime; possession of a firearm after former conviction of a felony; Northern District of Oklahoma
    Sentence: 324 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (January 11, 2001)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Rodney Bates – Milan, TN
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 24.1 grams of cocaine base; Western District of Tennessee
    Sentence: 188 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (August 10, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on July 31, 2017.
  • Roger Jerome Baylor – Montross, VA
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base; Eastern District of Virginia
    Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 23, 2007); amended to 292 months' imprisonment (December 13, 2010); amended to 240 months' imprisonment (February 14, 2013)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 168 months' imprisonment.
  • Lee Henry Berry – Bay City, MI
    Offense: Possess with intent to distribute less than five grams of cocaine base; possess with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base; possess with intent to distribute less than 500 grams of cocaine; felon in possession of one or more firearms; Eastern District of Michigan
    Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; six years' supervised release (December 20, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 180 months' imprisonment.
  • Peter Christian Boulette – Hattiesburg, MS
    Offense:         1. Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute a mixture and substance containing methamphetamine (two counts); possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime (two counts); felon in possession of a firearm; Northern District of Alabama
  • Sentence:       1. 600 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 13,
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 300 months' imprisonment.
  • Gregory R. Boyd – Oakley, CA
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; possession of a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking offense; felon in possession of a firearm; District of Montana
    Sentence: 420 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (July 18, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Willie Brazile – Pensacola, FL
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (two counts); Northern District of Florida
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 10, 1996)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.
  • Jason C. Brown – Chicago, IL
    Offense: Possession of more than 50 grams of cocaine base "crack" with intent to distribute; Central District of Illinois
    Sentence: 324 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 11, 2004)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Jermaine Brown – Hampton, VA
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute cocaine, cocaine base, and marijuana; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime (two counts); distribution of cocaine base; Eastern District of Virginia
    Sentence: 548 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (July 8, 2011); amended to 511 months' imprisonment (June 13, 2016)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 211 months' imprisonment.
  • Reuben Bullock – Rochester, NY
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Western District of New York
    Sentence: 210 months' imprisonment; six years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (October 30, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Amilcar Butler – Nashville, TN
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; attempt to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; Middle District of Tennessee
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 26, 2004)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.
  • Arthur Lee Butler, Jr. – Greenville, NC
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of crack cocaine; District of South Carolina
    Sentence: 120 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (November 18, 2009)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Jonathan Rodrico Carter – Anniston, AL
    Offense: Possession with the intent to distribute a mixture and substance containing cocaine base; Northern District of Alabama
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 19, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Maurice Davon Cawthon – Milton, FL
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base; possession of a shotgun in relation to a drug trafficking offense; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; possession of an unregistered firearm with an overall length of less than 26 inches, including a barrel of less than 18 inches; Northern District of Florida
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release; $600 fine (December 17, 2004)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Emilio Chase – Baltimore, MD
    Offense: Distribution of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school; Northern District of West Virginia
    Sentence: 210 months' imprisonment; six years' supervised release; $1,100 fine (June 22, 2005)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Calvin Lavan Clark – Garner, NC
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base (crack) and a quantity of cocaine; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; Eastern District of North Carolina
    Sentence: 354 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (September 17, 2008)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Leonard A. Clement – Cooleemee, NC
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine and cocaine base and possessing with intent to distribute marijuana; Western District of North Carolina
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 6, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.
  • Troy V. Cleveland – Forestville, MD
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of "crack," use of persons under 18 years to distribute, and distribute "crack" to persons under 18 years of age; distribute 50 grams or more of "crack"; Eastern District of Virginia
    Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (March 18, 1994)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 328 months' imprisonment.
  • Keith O. Cobb – Waco, TX
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute cocaine; conspiracy to violate 18 U.S.C. § 1956 (a)(1)(B)(i) -- money laundering; Western District of Texas
    Sentence: 400 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (April 7, 1995)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, and unpaid balance of the $10,000 fine remitted at the time of his release, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Gregory Anthony Collins – Greenville, IL
    Offense: Engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise; employing a person under 18 in drug trafficking; money laundering; Southern District of Illinois
    Sentence: Life imprisonment (April 10, 1992)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.
  • Jeremy Conner – Tarrant, AL
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession of firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; felon in possession of a firearm; Northern District of Alabama
    Sentence: Life plus 60 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 10, 2008); amended to 240 months' imprisonment (October 26, 2011)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 180 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Adrian Lyndell Cook – Murfreesboro, NC
    Offense:         1. Possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; Eastern District of Virginia
  • Sentence: 1. 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release (October 6, 2008); amended to 168 months’ imprisonment (October 24, 2013)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Richard David Courville – Alpine, TX
    Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture 50 grams or more of methamphetamine; manufacture of methamphetamine (two counts); Northern District of Alabama
    Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $4,000 fine; $6,146 restitution (April 23, 2002)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Theartis Daniels – Punta Gorda, FL
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; Middle District of Florida
    Sentence: Life plus 60 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 1, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Michael Leroy Darity – Arden, NC
    Offense: Conspiracy to unlawfully manufacture and distribute cocaine base; Western District of North Carolina
    Sentence: 384 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (January 29, 1998); amended to 308 months' imprisonment (January 18, 2016)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Larry Lamont Davie – Oak Grove, KY
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing cocaine base; aiding and abetting possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing cocaine base; possession of a firearm in the furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; Western District of Kentucky
    Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (January 8, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Travis Davis – Galesburg, IL
    Offense: Possession of more than 50 grams of cocaine base (crack); Central District of Illinois
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 31, 2007); amended to 280 months' imprisonment (March 13, 2009)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Milton DeJesus-Bones – Philadelphia, PA
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; attempt to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; Southern District of Florida
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 30, 2001)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to 360 months' imprisonment.
  • Terrance Terell Dendy – Seneca, SC
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine; felon in possession of a firearm; possession of a firearm in connection with a felony; District of South Carolina
    Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 25, 2010)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Marcus Louis Diaz – Amarillo, TX
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute more than 500 grams of a mixture of methamphetamine; Western District of Texas
    Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 21, 2001)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Anthony Timothy Dodd – Davenport, IA
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine; Southern District of Iowa
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 25, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to 240 months' imprisonment.
  • Curtis Drayton – Prattville, AL
    Offense: Engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise; distribution of cocaine base (four counts); possession with intent to distribute cocaine and aiding and abetting; Middle District of Alabama
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 22, 1995)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Enoch Edison – Baltimore, MD
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, cocaine, and marijuana; District of Maryland
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (December 7, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • George Ralph Ellis – Birmingham, AL
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute a mixture and substance containing marijuana; carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime; possession with intent to distribute fifty (50) grams or more of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base; Northern District of Alabama
    Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (July 18, 2005)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Korell Ellis – Fairmont, NC
    Offense: Possession with the intent to distribute cocaine base; use or carry a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime; Eastern District of North Carolina
    Sentence: 295 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $14,330 fine (March 12, 2002); amended to 248 months' imprisonment (October 7, 2015)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017 and unpaid balance of the $14,330 fine remitted.
  • Samuel Stevens Farmer – Madison, FL
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute more than five grams of cocaine base (four counts); Northern District of Florida
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 15, 2001)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Travis Nathaniel France – Marion, VA
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Western District of Virginia
    Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $450 fine (December 8, 2009)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 188 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Tammie Twyone Francis – Lee’s Summit, MO
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; Western District of Missouri
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 28, 1996)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.
  • Marcus Emile Franklin – Chester, SC
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 50 grams or more of crack cocaine; District of South Carolina
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 21, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Paul Free – Coronado, CA
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of marijuana; Eastern District of Michigan
    Sentence: Life imprisonment (June 14, 1995)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.
  • Cecil Ray Frye, Jr. – Saraland, AL
    Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine; possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking felony (two counts); Southern District of Alabama
    Sentence: 548 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $9,546 restitution (December 4, 2003); amended to 300 months' imprisonment (September 11, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 211 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.  
  • Angel Garcia-Bercovich – Phoenix, AZ
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 100 or more kilograms of marijuana; possession with intent to distribute 100 or more kilograms of marijuana; Northern District of Florida
    Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (April 7, 2008)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Anthony DeWayne Gillis – Supply, VA
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; false statements (three counts); possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking (six counts); possession of a sawed-off shotgun; Eastern District of Virginia
    Sentence: 1,748 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (October 14, 2005); amended to 1,711 months' imprisonment (November 2, 2010); amended to 1,681 months' imprisonment (December 28, 2015)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.
  • Aaron Glasscock – Lebanon, KY
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute cocaine; Northern District of Florida
    Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 17, 2000); amended to 292 months' imprisonment (November 1, 2015)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Alpidio Gonzalez – McAllen, TX
    Offense:         1. Violation of the Federal Controlled Substance Act; Eastern District of Louisiana
  • Sentence:       1. 360 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (March 12,
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.
  • Franklin Goodwin, Jr. – Leavenworth, KS
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base or possess with intent to distribute or distribute cocaine; use of a communication facility to facilitate the offense of possession with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; District of Kansas
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; one year's supervised release (October 28, 2009)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Gary Lee Gordon – Laurel, MT
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; District of Montana
    Sentence: 290 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 25, 2008); amended to 220 months' imprisonment (October 1, 2009)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2017.
  • Willie Goudeau – Dallas, TX
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute or possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and 100 kilograms or more of marijuana; Eastern District of Texas
    Sentence: 292 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $25,000 fine (September 20, 2006); amended to 235 months' imprisonment (October 27, 2015)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017 and unpaid balance of the $25,000 fine remitted.
  • Robert James Graves – Nathalie, VA
    Offense: Continuing criminal enterprise; Western District of Virginia
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (June 8, 2000)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018,  conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Jeffrey Gray – Alexandria, VA
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine; attempt to possess with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine; possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime; money laundering; felon in possession of a firearm; District of Delaware
    Sentence: 480 months' imprisonment; lifetime supervised release (December 22, 2008); amended to 384 months' imprisonment (December 22, 2015)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.
  • John Gronski – Gillette, WY
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute methamphetamine; District of Wyoming
    Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $4,000 fine (May 14, 2001)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Joseph Lee Gulledge, Jr. – Chattanooga, TN
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute fifty grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base; Eastern District of Tennessee
    Sentence: 120 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (April 6, 2009)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Gregory J. Hall – Alachua, FL
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine and more than 50 grams of cocaine base; distribution of more than 5 grams of cocaine base; Northern District of Florida
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 21, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 180 months' imprisonment.
  • Cullen Reed Harris – Shreveport, LA
    Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture more than 1,000 grams of methamphetamine; manufacture of more than 1,000 grams of methamphetamine; Western District of Texas
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $50,000 fine (March 27, 1992)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 420 months' imprisonment.
  • Demetrius Carvon Harris – Saint Paul, MN
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine; possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime; District of Minnesota
    Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (August 6, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on June 17, 2017.
  • Gerald Anthony Harris – Killeen, TX
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute "crack" cocaine; Western District of Texas
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $3,000 fine (June 18, 1997)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017 and unpaid balance of the $3,000 fine remitted.
  • Charles B. Harrison – Lecanto, FL
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine; Middle District of Florida
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 30, 2011)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 144 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Malcolm Hartzog – Prentiss, MS
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance; possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance; Southern District of Mississippi
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 3, 2005)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment. 
  • Chalmers Lavette Hendricks – Charlotte, NC
    Offense: Conspiracy to violate narcotic laws (cocaine); possession/distribution cocaine (crack); possession of a firearm by convicted felon during drug trafficking crime; possession of firearm/ammunition by convicted felon (two counts); Western District of North Carolina
    Sentence: Life plus 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 26, 1995); amended to life plus 60 months’ imprisonment (March 6, 1998)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.   
  • Larry Darvell Henricks – Billings, MT
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, marijuana, and methamphetamine (two counts); possession with intent to distribute marijuana; possession with intent to distribute (four counts); using a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking offense (two counts); District of Montana
    Sentence: 420 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (October 13, 1995)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.  
  • Larry Dwayne Hill – Granite Shoals, TX
    Offense: Aiding and abetting to conspire to possess with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine; aiding and abetting the possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine; felon in possession of a firearm (two counts); Western District of Texas
    Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 2, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • James David Hinkle – New Market, VA
    Offense: Distribution of methamphetamine (two counts); use or possess a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime (two counts); Western District of Virginia
    Sentence: 375 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (September 13, 2004)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Clifton Ladell Holmes – Flint, MI
    Offense: Distribution of 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Eastern District of Michigan
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 29, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Michael Dwayne Holmes – Plano, TX
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (four counts); use of a communication facility to commit a controlled substance offense; distribution of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school; establishment of a place for the manufacture and distribution of a controlled substance (two counts); Eastern District of Texas
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; eight years' supervised release; $5,000 fine (October 2, 1998)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Daryl Lain Hook – Muldrow, OK
    Offense: Manufacture methamphetamine; possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; Eastern District of Oklahoma
    Sentence: 292 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (April 2, 1998)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Cheryl Howard – Sarasota, FL
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (two counts); Middle District of Florida
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 21, 1995)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Jack Howton – Central City, KY
    Offense: Conspiracy to knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of pure methamphetamine; attempted to knowingly possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of pure methamphetamine; knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute and distributed a mixture of methamphetamine; felon in possession of a firearm; attempted intimidation to influence testimony of witness (two counts); Western District of Kentucky
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; six years' supervised release (February 13, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.  
  • Terry Conlenzo Huffman – Calvert, TX
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute at least 50 grams of "crack" cocaine; Western District of Texas
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $3,000 fine (September 12, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018 and unpaid balance of $3,000 fine remitted at the time of his release, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • George Edward Ingram, Jr. – Midland, TX
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base "crack"; Western District of Texas
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 16, 2011)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 120 months' imprisonment.
  • Derrick Isom – Providence, RI
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; District of Rhode Island
    Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 15, 2008)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.
  • Corey Jacobs – Bronx, NY
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; aid and abet the possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (two counts); distribution of cocaine base (13 counts); interstate travel in aid of narcotics trafficking (two counts); possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; distribution of cocaine; Eastern District of Virginia
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 22, 2000)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 264 months' imprisonment.
  • Steven P. James – St. Louis, MO
    Offense: Knowingly and intentionally distribute a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base (crack); Knowingly and intentionally combine, conspire, confederate, and agree to distribute a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base (crack); Eastern District of Missouri
    Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; six years' supervised release (June 13, 2008)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018,  conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Mario Burtram Janssen – Sedalia, MO
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with attempt to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine mixture; failure to appear; Northern District of Iowa
    Sentence: 222 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (March 1, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Harold Dean Jones – Flint, MI
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute controlled substances; felon in possession of a firearm (two counts); distribution of heroin; possession with intent to distribute heroin; Eastern District of Michigan
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 10, 1995)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Tyrelle Deyon Jones – Yorktown, VA
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base (four counts); Eastern District of Virginia
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 5, 2004)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Robert Joyner – West Columbia, SC
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; District of South Carolina
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 1, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 300 months' imprisonment.  
  • Ray Thomas Kelly, II – Hayward, CA
    Offense:         1. Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute five kilograms or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine; Southern District of Indiana
  • Sentence:       1. 70 months' imprisonment; three years’ supervised release (September 9)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 191 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.  
  • Stanley Knox – Blue Mountain, MS
    Offense: Continuing criminal enterprise; distribution and possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; use of a communication facility to facilitate distribution of cocaine base (seven counts); attempted possession with intent to distribute cocaine; possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base (two counts); distribution of cocaine base within 1,000 feet of a high school (two counts); use of a communication facility to facilitate the attempted distribution of cocaine base (two counts); Northern District of Mississippi
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; eight years' supervised release; $2,000 fine (April 12, 1996)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.
  • Dana William Lasich – Sioux Falls, SD
    Offense: Conspiracy, possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance; District of South Dakota
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $2,000 fine (March 12, 2001)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Nathaniel Law – Washington, DC
    Offense: Narcotics conspiracy; maintaining a residence for the purpose of manufacturing, distributing, and using a controlled substance; distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base (five counts); distribution of cocaine base within 1,000 feet of a school; possession with intent to distribute five grams or more cocaine base; distribution of cocaine; District of Columbia
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 12 years' supervised release (April 19, 2005)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.
  • Walter Byron Lewis – Jacksonville, FL
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute five or more kilograms of cocaine; Middle District of Florida
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 23, 2009)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Gerardo Leyva – Dallas, TX
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of a controlled substance; money laundering; Northern District of Texas
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 20, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.
  • Kevin B. Lockhart – Mattapan, MA
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute cocaine; possession with intent to distribute cocaine, aiding and abetting; District of Rhode Island
    Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (October 8, 1998)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Donald Steven Looney – Wichita Falls, TX
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine; possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and aiding and abetting; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and aiding and abetting (two counts); Northern District of Texas
    Sentence: 548 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 19, 2006); amended to 511 months' imprisonment (June 2, 2016)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 211 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Mary Beth Looney – Wichita Falls, TX
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine; possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and aiding and abetting; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and aiding and abetting (two counts); Northern District of Texas
    Sentence: 548 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 19, 2006); amended to 511 months' imprisonment (June 2, 2016)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 211 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Clinton Stanley Matthews – Norfolk, VA
  • Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine, cocaine base and heroin; distribute a mixture or substance containing cocaine base; possess with intent to distribute cocaine (five counts); possess with intent to distribute heroin; Eastern District of Virginia
  • Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (November 30, 1993)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Dennis Scott McCullough – Norfolk, VA
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Eastern District of Virginia
    Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (April 27, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 188 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Demond Trevino McFadden – Kingstree, SC
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and 50 grams or more of cocaine base; (District of South Carolina)
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 14, 2011); amended to 120 months’ imprisonment (January 21, 2016)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Ralph McIver – Crescent, GA
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; distribution of cocaine (three counts); attempt to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; Southern District of Georgia
    Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 3, 1998)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Schearean Jean Means – Birmingham, AL
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance; possession with intent to distribute cocaine, crack cocaine, and marijuana; use of a communication facility to commit, cause or facilitate commission of drug felony (five counts); Northern District of Alabama
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $5,000 fine (May 29, 1996)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.
  • Benjamin Meneses, III – Anchorage, AK
    Offense: Distribution of a controlled substance; District of Alaska
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 17, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Daniel L. Morgan – Opa Locka, FL
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; attempt to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; conspiracy to use and carry firearms in relation to a drug trafficking crime; using and carrying a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime; felon in possession of a firearm; Southern District of Florida
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 7, 2002)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.  
  • Kareem Myers – Philadelphia, PA
    Offense: Distribution of five or more grams of cocaine base (two counts); Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release; $1,200 fine (March 16, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, and unpaid balance of $1,200 remitted at the time of his release, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Shelia Rochelle Neal – Winston-Salem, NC
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base and cocaine hydrochloride; Middle District of North Carolina
    Sentence: 120 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (June 4, 2010)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Jamael Aaron Nettles – Mobile, AL
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; simple possession of marijuana; Southern District of Alabama
    Sentence: 365 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (August 15, 2006); amended to 293 months' imprisonment (June 4, 2008); amended to 235 months' imprisonment (January 30, 2012); amended to 188 months' imprisonment (July 9, 2015)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Kari Nicole Parks – Bristol, TN
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and oxycontin; Western District of Virginia
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 9, 2010)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 120 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Charles Anthony Perry – Lawton, OK
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; maintaining a place for the distribution of a controlled substance; distribution of cocaine base; Western District of Oklahoma
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (June 23, 2000)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Lamont Pollard – St. Louis, MO
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute in excess of five grams of cocaine base, carrying a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; Eastern District of Missouri
    Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (August 11, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017. 
  • Lawrence Maurice Powe – Mobile, AL
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute schedule II (cocaine) controlled substance; Possess with intent to distribute schedule II (cocaine) controlled substance; use of firearm in a drug trafficking felony (two counts); Southern District of Alabama
    Sentence: 480 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release: $100,000 fine; $900,000 forfeiture obligation (July 28, 1992)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018 and unpaid balance of $900,000 forfeiture obligation remitted, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Chad Christopher Pyne – Panama City Beach, FL
    Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture, distribute, and possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine and more than 500 grams of a mixture and substance containing methamphetamine; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; Northern District of Florida
    Sentence: 200 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (August 19, 2004); amended to 262 months' imprisonment (January 5, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Timothy Orlando Rainey – Nashville, TN
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana (two counts); Southern District of Alabama
    Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (June 21, 1995)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 235 months' imprisonment.
  • Terrance Range – Chicago, IL
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base after having been previously convicted of a felony drug offense; possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base after having been previously convicted of a felony drug offense; Northern District of Iowa
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 13, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Aaron Duane Rees – Pleasantville, IA
    Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine; use of a minor to manufacture methamphetamine; Southern District of Iowa
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 29, 2005)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Fabian Roberson – Cincinnati, OH
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of cocaine base; possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime; Southern District of Ohio
    Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (April 3, 2008)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Sean Anthony Robinson – Richmond, VA
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon (three counts); Eastern District of Virginia
    Sentence: 420 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 21, 2006); amended to 360 months’ imprisonment (November 23, 2015)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 188 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Delanjun L. Rogers – Panama City, FL
    Offense: Distribution and possession with intent to distribute more than five grams of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base; Northern District of Florida
    Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (September 7, 2005)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Anthony Dewon Rose – Coffeyville, KS
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base, aka “crack”; possession with intent to distribute a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of MDMA, aka "ecstasy" ; Northern District of Oklahoma
    Sentence: 188 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (August 26, 2008)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, and unpaid balance of the $1,000 fine remitted at the time of his release, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Shawn Sadler – Charleston, SC
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; District of South Carolina
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 17, 2008)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 151 months' imprisonment.
  • Lawrence Samuels, Jr. – Tulsa, OK
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance; Northern District of Oklahoma
    Sentence: 210 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $5,000 fine (October 3, 2005)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, and unpaid balance of the $5,000 fine remitted at the time of his release, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Angel Santana – Chicago, IL
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine; Middle District of Florida
    Sentence: Life imprisonment (February 24, 1993)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2017.
  • William Keith Schanck – Vista, CA
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; possession of ephedrine; possession of hydriotic acid; maintaining a place for the purpose of manufacturing methamphetamine; Middle District of Florida
    Sentence: Life imprisonment (January 30, 1995)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Todd Alan Scofield – Flandreau, SD
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess a controlled substance; possession of a firearm by a prohibited person; distribution of a controlled substance (two counts); District of South Dakota
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 6, 2004)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Terence Devon Scott – Lynchburg, VA
    Offense: Distribution of 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; Western District of Virginia
    Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 26, 2008)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Derrick Lamont Smith – Brooklyn, NY
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin; District of South Carolina
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 31, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment. 
  • Stacia Smith – Dolton, IL
    Offense: Narcotics conspiracy; use of a telephone in drug conspiracy (two counts); using/carrying a firearm in relation to a drug offense; Northern District of Illinois
    Sentence: 252 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 26, 2005)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Melissa Ann Sosa – Midland, TX
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute over five kilograms of cocaine; Western District of Texas
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 5, 2010)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Steven Blair Speal – Oklahoma City, OK
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance; possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute marijuana; possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime; possession of a firearm by a prohibited person (two counts); District of Kansas
    Sentence: Life plus 60 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $5,000 fine (October 30, 1997)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Terry Earl Stewart – Midland, TX
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of crack cocaine; aiding and abetting in the possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine (two counts); Western District of Texas
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 28, 2003)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 327 months' imprisonment.
  • Kenneth Stover, Jr. – Cleveland, OH
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine; possess with intent to distribute cocaine; conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute marijuana; unlawful use of a communication facility (two counts); felon in possession of ammunition; use of a firearm in the commission of a drug trafficking crime; Northern District of Ohio
    Sentence: Life imprisonment (August 27, 2003)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2017.
  • Michael Stradford – Newark, NJ
    Offense: Distribution and possession with intent to distribute more than 5 grams of cocaine base; District of New Jersey
    Sentence: 188 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (July 16, 2008)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Jerry Strahan – Granite City, IL
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base; Southern District of Illinois
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (February 23, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Kenneth Demon Terry – Ballwin, MO
    Offense:         1. Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Eastern District of Missouri
  • Sentence:       1. 188 months' imprisonment; four years’ supervised release (November 3,
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on March 19, 2018.
  • Don Thomas, Jr. – Essex, MD
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute narcotics (five kilograms or more of cocaine); possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; District of Maryland
    Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 19, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted a term of 240 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Tracy Maurice Thomas – Weldon, NC
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine base (crack); using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime (two counts); possession with intent to distribute more than five grams of cocaine base (crack); Eastern District of North Carolina
    Sentence: 437 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (July 13, 2009); amended to 420 months’ imprisonment (December 17, 2014)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 180 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Jerry Lee Thompson – Brownwood, TX
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute less than five grams of cocaine base within 1,000 feet of a playground and aiding and abetting; Northern District of Texas
    Sentence: 312 months' imprisonment; 12 years' supervised release (August 30, 2001)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Raphael Marice Tinsley – Panama City, FL
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base; Northern District of Florida
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 13, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.
  • Tyrone Trader – Chester, PA
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine; distribution of cocaine (four counts); distribution of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school (three counts); Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (September 29, 2008)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 300 months' imprisonment, and unpaid balance of $1,000 fine remitted at the time of his release, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Mark David Turner – Opelika, AL
    Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture, distribute, and possess with intent to distribute 50  grams or more of methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of methamphetamine; possession of pseudoephedrine (precursor chemical) knowing and having reasonable cause to believe that the pseudoephedrine would be used to manufacture five grams or more of methamphetamine (two counts); using and carrying a firearm during a drug trafficking offense (two counts); possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; manufacture and possess with intent to distribute five grams or more of methamphetamine (two counts); Middle District of Alabama
    Sentence: 481 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (November 12, 2002)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Vincent Lee Twiggs, II – Cape Girardeau, MO
    Offense: Possession of five grams or more of a substance containing cocaine base with intent to distribute; Eastern District of Missouri
    Sentence: 188 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (March 27, 2009)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 151 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Darnell L. Walker – Detroit, MI
    Offense: Conspiracy, possession with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; possession of firearm by convicted felon (two counts); Northern District of Ohio
    Sentence: Life imprisonment (December 26, 1995)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.
  • Lafayette Maurice Washington – Panama City, FL
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine and more than 50 grams of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base; Northern District of Florida
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 18, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Jeffrey Scott Welch – Glendale, AZ
    Offense: Distribution of methamphetamine (two counts); possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime (two counts); unlawful possession of a firearm; District of Arizona
    Sentence: 420 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $5,000 fine (December 10, 1992)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018 and unpaid balance of the $5,000 fine remitted at the time of his release, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Gary Dean White – Gastonia, NC
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; Western District of North Carolina
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 22, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.
  • Albert Wilborn – Michigan City, IN
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Northern District of Indiana
    Sentence: 204 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (May 1, 2009)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Billy Dee Williams – Charlotte, NC
    Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; using/carrying firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; and aiding and abetting; Western District of North Carolina
    Sentence: Life plus 60 months’ imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 11, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 228 months' imprisonment.
  • Derwayne A. Williams – Independence, MO
    Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base 50 grams or more (two counts); Western District of Missouri
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 6, 2009)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Jaycee Williams, Jr.  – Panama City, FL
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base; Northern District of Florida
    Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 13, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Kevin Wise – Washington, DC
    Offense: Unlawful distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base; District of Columbia
    Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (May 11, 2001)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Jason Allen Woody – Huttonsville, WV
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Southern District of West Virginia
    Sentence: 312 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $2,000 fine (October 10, 2006)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 19, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
  • Harold Dwight Wooten – Clarkton, NC
    Offense: Conspiracy: Possession with intent to distribute and distribute cocaine base (crack); Middle District of North Carolina
    Sentence: 298 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (September 1, 1998)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Delmar Anton Zeigler – Oklahoma City, OK
    Offense: Possession of cocaine base with intent to distribute and aiding and abetting; possession of cocaine base with intent to distribute; Western District of Oklahoma
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 25, 1998)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.
  • Michael Antwan Zone – Melbourne, FL
    Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Middle District of Florida
    Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 23, 2007)
  • Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 18, 2017.

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