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Friday, October 07, 2016

President Obama Grants Commutations to 102 Individuals


The President granted commutation of sentence to the following 102 individuals:

· Benjy Neil Allums – Niceville, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine and 500 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine; Northern District of Florida
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $500 fine (June 28, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Anthony Anderson – Trenton, TN
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute in excess of 50 grams of a mixture or substance containing cocaine base, and in excess of five kilograms of a mixture or substance containing cocaine; Southern District of Indiana
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 25, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.


· Martavious Devonn Anderson – High Point, NC
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base (crack); Middle District of North Carolina
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 2, 2009)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 188 months' imprisonment.

· Norwood Wallace Barber, Jr. – Harrisonburg, VA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base; Western District of Virginia
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $2,500 fine (December 21, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment and unpaid balance of fine remitted.

· Shawn Leo Barth – Bismarck, ND
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute methamphetamine; distribution of a controlled substance methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance marijuana; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; felon in possession of a firearm/ammunition; District of North Dakota
Sentence: Life plus 60 months’ imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 22, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 322 months' imprisonment.

· Ronald Baskin – Madison, WI
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base (crack cocaine); Western District of Wisconsin
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (October 1, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Desmond Belle – Columbia, SC
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; District of South Carolina
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 24, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 188 months' imprisonment.

· Michael Jay Bertram – Dumont, IA
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute a mixture of methamphetamine containing more than 50 grams of pure methamphetamine after having been previously convicted of a felony drug offense; Northern District of Iowa
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 23, 2011)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 168 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Randy Boler – Indiana, PA
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of crack cocaine; Middle District of Pennsylvania
Sentence: 327 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $2,500 fine (April 18, 2002); amended to 267 months' imprisonment (December 18, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Christopher Steven Bowen – Kalamazoo, MI
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base; Western District of Michigan
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $6,000 fine (May 26, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 262 months' imprisonment and unpaid balance of fine remitted.

· Gary Brown – Portland, ME
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base; District of Maine
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 11, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.

· Philander Butler – Memphis, TN
Offense: Possession of 120 grams cocaine base with intent to distribute; Western District of Tennessee
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 13, 1999)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 262 months’ imprisonment.

· Ivan Calhoun – Cleveland, TN
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine mixture; Eastern District of Tennessee
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (March 1, 2004); amended to 238 months' imprisonment (August 1, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Alonzo Devon Campbell – Bay City, MI
Offense: Distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base; Eastern District of Michigan
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (February 13, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Angel Cardona – Wilmington, DE
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine; Northern District of Ohio
Sentence: 210 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (December 15, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Lemond Carmickel – St. Louis, MO
Offense: Possession with the intent to distribute cocaine; Eastern District of Missouri
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (February 25, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Arthur Clinkscale – Youngstown, OH
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Northern District of Ohio
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 19, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Marc Collins – St. Louis, MO
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base (mixture); Southern District of Indiana
Sentence: 210 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (March 4, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Aaron Keith Covington – Newport News, VA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base (four counts); possess with intent to distribute cocaine base (six counts); distribution of cocaine (six counts); possess with intent to distribute cocaine (two counts); money laundering; Eastern District of Virginia
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 6, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.

· Eladio Cruz – Newark, NJ
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base (crack cocaine); District of New Jersey
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (June 24, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Virgil Leon Darville – Boynton Beach, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute at least 50 grams of cocaine base and at least 500 grams of powder cocaine; Southern District of Florida
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 20, 2009)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Ernest Mordeau Deas – Stone Mountain, GA
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; District of South Carolina
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (January 18, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Nicholas Jolise Deering – Des Moines, IA
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute at least 50 grams of cocaine base; Southern District of Iowa
Sentence: 223 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 29, 2010)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Delvin R. Dixon – Rockford, IL
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine; Southern District of Iowa
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 10, 2009)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Martin Leroy Dwyer – Columbia, SC
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base (commonly known as "crack" cocaine), five kilograms or more of powder cocaine, and a quantity of marijuana; District of South Carolina
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (July 17, 2008); amended to 188 months' imprisonment (August 23, 2010)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 4, 2017.

· Nathan Robert Engel – Willmar, MN
Offense: Distribution of methamphetamine; Southern District of Iowa
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 21, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Julio Figueroa – Philadelphia, PA
Offense: 1. Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute five kilograms

or more of cocaine; unlawfully maintaining a place for the manufacture of controlled substances; distribution of cocaine and aiding and abetting (four counts); Eastern District of Pennsylvania

2. Supervised release violation (conspiracy to distribute 500 grams of cocaine; distribution of 500 grams or more of cocaine and aiding and abetting); Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Sentence: 1. 360 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 19, 2008)

2. 6 months’ imprisonment (consecutive) (November 4, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.

· Anthony P. Flemming – Pittsburgh, PA
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute and/or distribution of five (5) grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute five (5) grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute less than 500 grams of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine (two counts); Western District of Pennsylvania
Sentence: 188 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (March 22, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Leroy Fondren, Jr. – Kansas City, KS
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; use of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime; District of Kansas
Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (March 26, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Todd Fitzgerald Frazier – Largo, FL
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base, crack cocaine; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 10, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 262 months' imprisonment.

· Leticia Garcia – Weslaco, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute heroin; possession with intent to distribute heroin; Central District of Illinois
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 18, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Lee Aaron George – Beaumont, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Eastern District of Texas
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 14, 2010)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Alvin Green – Los Angeles, CA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 or more grams of cocaine base, aiding and abetting; use of a communications facility to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base, aiding and abetting (two counts); money laundering, aiding and abetting; District of Colorado
Sentence: Life imprisonment; three years' supervised release (April 7, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Roosevelt Hamlin – Chicago, IL
Offense: Distribution of cocaine base (crack); Central District of Illinois
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 5, 2010)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 236 months' imprisonment.

· Lancell Maurice Harris – Little Rock, AR
Offense: Possession of cocaine with intent to distribute (two counts); carrying a firearm during a drug-trafficking crime (two counts); Eastern District of Arkansas
Sentence: 421 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (December 1, 1993); amended to 397 months' imprisonment (July 1, 2008); amended to 363 months' imprisonment (November 3, 2011); amended to 360 months' imprisonment (November 25, 2014)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Lavelle Henderson – Topeka, KS
Offense: Continuing criminal enterprise; money laundering; District of Kansas
Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (November 22, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.

· Lincoln Cardell Henderson – Kansas City, MO
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of “crack” cocaine; possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of “crack” cocaine; Western District of Missouri
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 31, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.

· Marty Herndon – Jenkinsville, SC
Offense: Possession with the intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base (crack cocaine); District of South Carolina
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (April 13, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Willi J. Hill – Indianapolis, IN
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Southern District of Indiana
Sentence: 500 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $25,000 fine (January 11, 1995)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.

· Dontae Lamont Hunt – Atlanta, GA
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute more than five grams of cocaine base (two counts); carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime; District of Oregon
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (September 23, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Arthur Jarrod Jackson – Dallas, TX
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute crack and aiding and abetting; carrying or use of a firearm during a drug crime and aiding and abetting; felon in possession of a firearm; Northern District of Texas
Sentence: 420 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 19, 1994)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Jesse Jackson, Jr. – Fort Worth, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base and to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; distribution of cocaine base and aiding and abetting; Northern District of Texas
Sentence: 320 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (December 3, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Rodrickus Antonio Jamison – Portsmouth, VA
Offense: Distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base; Western District of Virginia
Sentence: 188 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (July 31, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Cesar R. Jara – El Paso, TX
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana; Western District of Missouri
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 10, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· James Curtis Johnson – Fayetteville, NC
Offense: Distribution of 55.4 grams of cocaine base; Eastern District of North Carolina
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (March 20, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Christian Jones – Fountain, CO
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine and five grams or more of cocaine base; District of Colorado
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (February 20, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Mark Louis Katzin, Sr. – Philadelphia, PA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; Use of a communication facility in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense; Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 15, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 1, 2017.

· Roger Law – Boise, ID
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine (two counts); possession of a listed chemical with knowledge of its wrongful intended use; possession with intent to distribute marijuana; District of Idaho
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $2,000 fine (November 8, 2001)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, and unpaid balance of fine remitted, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Jefferson Levine – Hollywood, FL
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Southern District of Florida
Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (July 16, 2001)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 327 months' imprisonment.

· Brandon J. Lewis – Houston, TX
Offense: Drug trafficking conspiracy; use of telephone in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; Central District of Illinois
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 17, 2009)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 120 months' imprisonment.

· David Fitzgerald Lightner – Charlotte, NC
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute a quantity of cocaine base; possess with intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine base and aid and abet same; Western District of North Carolina
Sentence: Life imprisonment; $25,000 fine (May 16, 1994)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2017, and unpaid balance of fine remitted.

· Gerald Lofton – Warren, OH
Offense: Conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine base; felon in possession of a firearm; Northern District of Ohio
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 18, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Maria Conchita Marino – West Point, NE
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; Southern District of Iowa
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 29, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Victor Matias, Jr. – Baraboo, WI
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine; knowingly and intentionally distribute cocaine (three counts); knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute cocaine; Western District of Wisconsin
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (March 29, 2001); amended to 292 months' imprisonment (March 16, 2015)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Jerald McCullough – Altoona, PA
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Western District of Pennsylvania
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 2, 2009)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 188 months' imprisonment.

· Lamont Alvin McElveen – Darlington, SC
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base, commonly known as crack cocaine; District of South Carolina
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 29, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Jimmy Phillip Medina – Ogden, UT
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; District of Utah
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 27, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Joseph Mike – Charlotte, NC
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; Western District of North Carolina
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 1, 2010)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.

· Ricky Gene Minor – Niceville, FL
Offense: Attempt to manufacture methamphetamine; Northern District of Florida
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 22, 2001)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 262 months' imprisonment.

· Arlana Doris Moore – Grand Falls, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture 50 grams or more of actual methamphetamine and possession of pseudoephedrine list I chemicals with intent to manufacture methamphetamine; Western District of Texas
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 25, 2010)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Rodger Lee Moran – Des Moines, IA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute at least 50 grams of actual methamphetamine; Southern District of Iowa
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 25, 2009)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.

· Krishna Mote – Montross, VA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute in excess of 280 grams of cocaine base (crack) and in excess of 500 grams of cocaine; distribution and possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (crack), aid and abet; Middle District of Pennsylvania
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 15, 2013)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.

· Robert Lee Nickens – Front Royal, VA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of crack cocaine; Western District of Virginia
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; seven years' supervised release; $500 fine (March 31, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on November 5, 2016.

· Tesmone Darin Paschal – Maryville, TN
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; aided and abetted in the possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; Eastern District of Tennessee
Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 2, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 188 months' imprisonment.

· Randy Patterson – Dalton, GA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine mixture; Eastern District of Tennessee
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 3, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Karl Eugene Peacock – Bossier City, LA
Offense: Conspiracy to violate 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1); possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking; Western District of Louisiana
Sentence: 241 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 13, 2005); amended to 240 months' imprisonment (November 1, 2014)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 217 months' imprisonment.

· Raul Perez – Miami, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 27, 2001)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 292 months' imprisonment.

· Jerry Pirtle – Springfield, IL
Offense: Distribution of 50 or more grams of cocaine base (crack); Central District of Illinois
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 5, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Ronald Pirtle – Bronx, NY
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base (incorrectly listed on the judgment as cocaine); District of Maryland
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 22, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.

· Cornelius D. Porter – Mount Rainer, MD
Offense: Felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; possession with intent to distribute more than five grams of cocaine base; District of Maryland
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (December 9, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Derrick Drake Price – Midland, TX
Offense: 1. Conspiracy to distribute more than 5 grams of cocaine base; Western

District of Texas

2. Violation of supervised release (possession with intent to distribute cocaine base); Western District of Texas

Sentence: 1. 188 months' imprisonment; five years’ supervised release (October 25,

2004)

2. 60 months' imprisonment (consecutive) (October 25, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 211 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· John Purcell – Philadelphia, PA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and manufacture methamphetamine; manufacturing methamphetamine, aiding and abetting; Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 16, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Jason Rakel – Shreveport, LA
Offense: Conspiracy to violate 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1); Western District of Louisiana
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 22, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Ronald Lee Razz – West Palm Beach, FL
Offense: Maintaining a drug-involved premises; possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base; Southern District of Florida
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 14, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.

· Andre Lefell Reese – San Angelo, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of 50 grams or more of cocaine base and aiding and abetting; distribution of less than five grams of cocaine base within 1,000 feet of public elementary school and aiding and abetting; possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base within 1,000 feet of public elementary school and aiding and abetting; Northern District of Texas
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 1, 1998)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 300 months' imprisonment.

· Jose Ramon Rivas – Philadelphia, PA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base ("crack"); Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 22, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Chris Robinson – Winchester, TN
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine hydrochloride; use of a communication device (two counts); Eastern District of Tennessee
Sentence: Life imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (April 5, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.

· Kevin Dwayne Rodgers – Big Spring, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine; Western District of Texas
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 23, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Eduardo Rodriguez-Velez – Mayaguez, PR
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; District of Puerto Rico
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 31, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.

· Dameon Russell – Saginaw, MI
Offense: 1. Supervised release violation (Possession with intent to distribute

cocaine base); Eastern District of Michigan

2. Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base (four counts); Eastern District of Michigan

Sentence: 1. 30 months' imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release (October 14,

2010)

2. 292 months' imprisonment (concurrent); (December 15, 2010); amended to 210 months' imprisonment; six years' supervised release (January 24, 2013)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 168 months' imprisonment.

· Jose Elias Salinas – Houston, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture of methamphetamine, 5 kilograms or more of cocaine, and 100 grams or more but less than one kilogram of heroin; Eastern District of Texas
Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (October 13, 2010)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Russell Charles Seidel – Mandan, ND
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute a controlled substance, aiding and abetting; District of North Dakota
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 120 months' supervised release (June 28, 2011)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 180 months' imprisonment.

· Eugene Durst Self – Odessa, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Western District of Texas
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 29, 2009)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Frank Lavelle Sharpe – Pinetta, FL
Offense: Distribution of cocaine base (four counts); Northern District of Florida
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 14, 1999)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.

· Bart Ellis Shoupe – San Antonio, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana; Western District of Texas
Sentence: 235 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 20, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Kenny Siepker – Carroll, IA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine mixture; unlawful drug user in possession of a firearm; possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine while on pretrial release; Northern District of Iowa
Sentence: 372 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 11, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 300 months' imprisonment.

· Christopher Alan Simmons – Moline, IL
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine; possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine; Central District of Illinois
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 7, 2009)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 188 months' imprisonment.

· Kamal Sims – Evansville, IN
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base (mixture); Southern District of Indiana
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 18, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· James Harold Smith – Waynesboro, VA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime (two counts); Western District of Virginia
Sentence: 411 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (November 2, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Alan Jerome Spears – Cleveland, OH
Offense: Possession with the intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base (crack); possession with the intent to distribute cocaine base (crack); Northern District of Ohio
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 15, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Lamarcus Walthugh Stilling – Seffner, FL
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: 188 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (March 6, 2009)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 168 months' imprisonment.

· Charles E. Stokes – Gifford, FL
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Southern District of Florida
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 3, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.

· James A. Stone – Detroit, MI
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, and aiding and abetting; Eastern District of Kentucky
Sentence: Life imprisonment (June 23, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 262 months' imprisonment.

· Ausby Stowers – St. Paul, MN
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; District of Minnesota
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 19, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Shane Alan Taylor – Colorado Springs, CO
Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine; District of Utah
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $3,039.03 restitution (April 26, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018 and unpaid balance of restitution obligation remitted, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Chip J.W. Teague – Sallisaw, OK
Offense: Possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; possession of firearm moved in interstate commerce (three counts); possession of firearm during drug trafficking crime (two counts); possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; manufacture methamphetamine (two counts); maintain place for manufacture of methamphetamine; Eastern District of Oklahoma
Sentence: 495 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 25, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Lawrence Kemp Tennille – Detroit, MI
Offense: Conspiracy with intent to possess with intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of a mixture or substance containing detectable amount of cocaine base, a Schedule II controlled substance; Eastern District of Kentucky
Sentence: Life imprisonment (September 12, 1997)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.

· Wilfredo Vasquez – New Port Richey, FL
Offense: 1. Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of

cocaine; possession with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; Middle District of Florida

2. Supervised release violation (conspiracy to import narcotics); Middle District of Florida

Sentence: 1. Life imprisonment (February 19, 2002)

2. 27 months' imprisonment (consecutive) (March 7, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment.

· Manuel Viera – Miami, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine hydrochloride; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 21, 2009)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 120 months' imprisonment.

· Shannon Alexander Washington – Lexington, KY
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; carrying firearm and ammunition during and in relation to drug trafficking crime; Eastern District of Kentucky
Sentence: Life plus 60 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 28, 2007); amended to 240 months' imprisonment (October 6, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 6, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

· Henry Lee White – Orlando, FL
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; using and carrying a firearm during and relation to a drug trafficking crime; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: 420 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (October 21, 1998); amended to 340 months’ imprisonment (May 18, 1999)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 3, 2017.

· Charles M. Woolsey – West Baden Springs, IN
Offense: Possession of 500 grams or more of methamphetamine (mixture); possession with intent to distribute cocaine; possession of marijuana; possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking; prohibited person in possession of a firearm; Southern District of Indiana
Sentence: 300 months’ imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 27, 2006); amended to life imprisonment (October 21, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 300 months' imprisonment.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Dave T: Amazing Obozo frees drug dealers, but works diligently to add regulations and more oversight to the law abiding citizens. What a joke.