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President Obama Grants Commutations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the President made grants of commutation of sentences to the following 214 individuals:

  • Timothy Adams – Hartsville, SC Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute cocaine base (crack); Middle District of North Carolina Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 2, 1995)

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

  • Asher Adkins – Columbia City, IN Offense: Distribution of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting (two counts); distribution of methamphetamine (three counts); use or carrying a firearm during a drug trafficking crime (two counts); distribution of more than 100 grams of methamphetamine (two counts); Northern District of Indiana Sentence: 624 months’ imprisonment; five years' supervised release (January 3, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Jamonte L. Allison – Carbondale, IL Offense: Conspiracy to distribute five grams or more of "crack cocaine"; Southern District of Illinois Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $500 fine (September 6, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Joe Alvarado – Ogden, UT Offense: Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine (two counts); possession of a firearm and ammunition by convicted a felon; District of Utah Sentence: Life imprisonment (October 13, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Tyrell L. Anthony – Kershaw, SC Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base (crack cocaine); willfully failing to appear; District of South Carolina Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 28, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Reinaldo A. Arocho – Lake Station, IN Offense: Drug conspiracy; maintaining a drug house; distribution of crack cocaine; carrying a firearm during drug trafficking; attempting to corruptly persuade a witness; Northern District of Indiana Sentence: 387 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 19, 2000); amended to 300 months' imprisonment (January 18, 2011)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Jose Carlos Arras, Jr. – Albuquerque, NM Offense:   1. Conspiracy to import; conspiracy to wit: possession with intent to distribute 100 kilograms and more of marijuana; District of New Mexico

                       2. Supervised release violation (Importation of a quantity of marijuana); Western District of Texas

Sentence:        1. 262 months' imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release (November 4, 2002)

                        2. 10 months' imprisonment (consecutive) (November 4, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Sidney J. Ball – Lenox, GA Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 12.04 kilograms of cocaine; Southern District of Texas Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 30, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Lloyd Battles – Columbia, SC Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base, aiding and abetting; Southern District of Texas Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 6, 2002)

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

  • David Bell – Miami, FL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute a detectable amount of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base (three counts); Southern District of Florida Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 12, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Pauline K. Blake – West Valley City, UT Offense: Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute; conspiracy or attempt to manufacture methamphetamine (two counts); establishment of a manufacture operation; possession of a listed chemical (two counts); District of Utah Sentence: 210 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $2,000 restitution (January 7, 2002); amended to 292 months' imprisonment (January 27, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Deborah Lucille Blue – Alcoa, TN Offense:    1. Distribution of cocaine base (two counts); possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Eastern District of Tennessee

                        2. Supervised release violation (distribution of cocaine hydrochloride); Eastern District of Tennessee        

        Sentence:        1. 292 months' imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release (February 23, 2007); amended to 234 months’ imprisonment (May 16, 2014)

                                2. 3 months' imprisonment (consecutive) (February 23, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Marston Edward Blue – District Heights, MD Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute heroin and cocaine; felon in possession of firearm; possess with intent to distribute heroin, aiding and abetting; District of Maryland Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 25, 2002 (on remand))

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Lucius Boswell – Madison, GA Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (two counts); Middle District of Georgia Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 5, 1997)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Joshua Boyer – Tampa, 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 offense; possession of a firearm not registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record; Middle District of Florida Sentence: 288 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (November 27, 2001)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Debra R. Brown – Nashville, TN Offense: Distribution of 50 grams or more of cocaine base to a person under 21; Middle District of Tennessee Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 18, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Eddie Lee Brown – Brunswick, GA Offense: Distribution of cocaine hydrochloride (two counts); Southern District of Georgia Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; six years' supervised release (June 12, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Patrick A. Brown – Alexandria, VA Offense: Felon in possession of a firearm, aiding and abetting (two counts); possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, aiding and abetting; District of Maryland Sentence: Life imprisonment; three years' supervised release (August 8, 1997)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Timothy Aaron Brown – Warren, OH Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine; Central District of Illinois Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 3, 2009)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Jose Luis Buenrostro – Stockton, CA Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine; Eastern District of California Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 8, 1997)

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

  • Barry Charles Butler – Shelby, 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 (March 30, 2006)

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

  • Charles Bynum – Torrance, CA Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of a mixture and substance containing methamphetamine; Northern District of Florida Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 27, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Annette Maria Canania – DeSoto, MO Offense: Conspiracy to possess pseudoephedrine knowing it would be used to manufacture methamphetamine; possession of pseudoephedrine knowing it would be used to manufacture methamphetamine (two counts); Eastern District of Missouri Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (December 22, 2006); amended to 210 months' imprisonment (April 27, 2015)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Jose Manuel Candelario – Miami, FL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute Schedule II (crack cocaine) controlled substance; possess with intent to distribute Schedule II (crack cocaine) controlled substance; Southern District of Alabama Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (April 21, 1994); amended to 360 months’ imprisonment (May 17, 1999)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Ralph Casas – North Miami Beach, FL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute 9,445 kilograms of cocaine; District of Puerto Rico Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (April 19, 2002)

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

  • Willie Chester – Waco, TX Offense: Possession of a firearm by felon; false statement in acquisition of firearm; Western District of Texas Sentence: 264 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $3,000 fine (March 26, 1992)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Donyelle Childs – Clearwater, FL Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; felon in possession of a firearm; Middle District of Florida Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (January 12, 2006)

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

  • Kenneth Choice – Chicago, IL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to deliver narcotics; possession with intent to deliver narcotics; Northern District of Illinois Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (September 24, 1999); amended to life imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release (June 9, 2004); amended to 324 months’ imprisonment (February 1, 2016)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Osvaldo Cisneros-Gutierrez – Earlimart, CA Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute in excess of 500 grams of methamphetamine; Northern District of Texas Sentence: 292 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (October 13, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 228 months' imprisonment.

  • Mark Anthony Clark – Rockford, IL Offense: Conspiracy; possession with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting; possession with intent to distribute amphetamine; possession of a firearm by a felon/fugitive from justice and aiding and abetting; Northern District of Texas Sentence: Life imprisonment; six years' supervised release (September 1, 1995)

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

  • Antonio Cobb – Bloomington, IL Offense: Distribution of cocaine base; Central District of Illinois Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 28, 2003)

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

  • Jimmie Clyde Collins – Joshua, TX Offense: Conspiracy to possess a controlled substance with intent to distribute; possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and aiding and abetting; using a drug involved premises and aiding and abetting; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver; possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime; Northern District of Texas Sentence: 370 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 11, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Dewayne L. Comer – Syracuse, NY Offense: Engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise; conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base (two counts); possession with the intent to distribute cocaine base; possession with the intent to distribute cocaine; Northern District of New York Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (December 8, 1997)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Jason Andrew Comer – Weyers Cave, VA Offense: Aid and abet in the possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine; Western District of Virginia Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (October 23, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Delaria Antwan Conway – Laurens, SC Offense: Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of crack cocaine and a quantity of cocaine (two counts); District of South Carolina Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (December 17, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Eugene Ross Cousins – Greenville, VA Offense: Distribution of methamphetamine (two counts); possess a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime (two counts); drug user in possession of firearm (two counts); Western District of Virginia Sentence: 406 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (August 8, 2007); amended to 397 months' imprisonment (April 4, 2015)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Lavon A. Crockett – Kansas City, KS Offense: Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base ("crack cocaine"); District of Kansas Sentence: 188 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (December 6, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Darnell Crookshank – West Covina, CA Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture phencyclidine; manufacture with intent to distribute phencyclidine, aiding and abetting; possession with intent to distribute phencyclidine; Central District of California Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 17, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Dawan Croskery – Buffalo, NY Offense: Engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise; money laundering; Western District of New York Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (December 16, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Andrew Crumbly – Fort Myers, FL Offense: Possession with intent to distribute a detectable amount of cocaine base, crack cocaine (three counts); Middle District of Florida Sentence: 235 months' imprisonment; six years' supervised release (February 14, 2006)

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

  • Morris Dabbs – Trenton, NJ Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base (crack); Middle District of North Carolina Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 29, 2000); amended to 291 months’ imprisonment (August 2, 2011); amended to 240 months’ imprisonment (October 6, 2015)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Ricky Darden – Kinston, NC Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (crack); District of Maryland Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 16, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Lenwood Davies – Wabasso, FL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; felon in possession of a firearm; Southern District of Florida Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (November 15, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Richard Lawrence Davis – St. Louis, MO Offense:         1. Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Eastern District of Missouri

                             2. Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime; Eastern District of Missouri

       Sentence:      1. 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release (June 15, 2004)

                             2. 93 months' imprisonment (concurrent) (March 4, 2005); amended to 75 months' imprisonment (November 18, 2011)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Terry Davis – Monroe, LA Offense: Distribution of cocaine base; Western District of Arkansas Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 8, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Christopher M. Dees – Pensacola, FL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base; Northern District of Florida Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (September 1, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 262 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Jose Del Valle – Philadelphia, PA Offense: Conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; possession with the intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and aiding and abetting; Eastern District of Pennsylvania Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 7, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Maynard Dennis – Liverpool, NY Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; Northern District of New York Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (September 7, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Bobbie Jo Diers – Romeoville, IL Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base ("crack"); possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base ("crack"); Central District of Illinois Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 12, 2010)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • James J. Dino – Upper Tumon, GU Offense:         1. Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute; District of Guam

                             2. Supervised release violation (possession with intent to distribute crystal methamphetamine); District of Guam

      Sentence:        1. 240 months' imprisonment;10 years’ supervised release (October 19, 2006)

                              2. 60 months' imprisonment (concurrent) (October 19, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 193 months’ imprisonment.  

  • Scottie Ladon Dixon – Atmore, AL Offense: 1. Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine; 2. Violation of supervised release (conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine); 1. Southern District of Alabama; 2. Southern District of Alabama Sentence: 1. Life imprisonment; 2. 33 months' imprisonment (concurent); 1. 10 years' supervised release (1. & 2. May 18, 2010)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 221 months' imprisonment.

  • Thomas Duncan – Columbia, TN Offense: Possession of cocaine base with intent to distribute; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense; felon in possession of a firearm; possession of five grams or more of cocaine base with intent to distribute; Eastern District of Tennessee Sentence: 352 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (September 23, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Vincent Duval – Bradenton, FL Offense: Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base; Middle District of Florida Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (October 28, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • William Ennis – El Paso, TX Offense: Conspiring to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance, to wit: cocaine more than five kilograms; possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, to wit: cocaine more than five kilograms; using a communication device to facilitate the commission of a felony; Western District of Texas Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $5,000 fine (July 17, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Kenneth Evans – Fort Worth, TX Offense: Conspiracy; possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base and aiding and abetting; use and carry firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime and aiding and abetting; Northern District of Texas Sentence: Life imprisonment plus 60 months; five years' supervised release (August 20, 1993)

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

  • Ronald Evans – Norfolk, VA Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute cocaine, heroin, and a mixture containing cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute heroin (three counts); possession with intent to distribute cocaine; possession with intent to distribute a mixture or substance containing cocaine base (two counts); Eastern District of Virginia Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (July 30, 1993); amended to 360 months' imprisonment (March 16, 2015)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Ronald Evans – New York, NY Offense:         1. Possession with intent to distribute in excess of five grams of cocaine base; District of Maine

                             2. Supervised release violation (possession with intent to distribute cocaine base); District of Maine

      Sentence:       1. 270 months' imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release (August 13, 2003)

                             2. 12 months' imprisonment (concurrent) (August 13, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • James Oliver Fambro – Decatur, GA Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking offense; Northern District of Florida Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release, $500 fine (April 5, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • J. B. Farris, Jr.  – Atlanta, GA Offense: Conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine; possession with the intent to distribute cocaine; possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime; Northern District of Georgia Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 26, 1993)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Corey Ferguson – Bowling Green, KY Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine; distribution of cocaine, aiding and abetting; Western District of Kentucky Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (May 5, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 202 months' imprisonment.

  • Alejandro Flores – Mission, TX Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; traveling in interstate commerce to facilitate a criminal activity; Northern District of Georgia Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 10, 2005)

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

  • Raul Camargo Flores – Lubbock, TX Offense: Possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting; Northern District of Texas Sentence: 292 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 7, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Felix Monroe Fort – Birmingham, AL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine; possession with the intent to distribute cocaine; Northern District of Alabama Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (November 18, 1998)

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

  • Raymond Fox – New York, NY Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; distribution and possession with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; Southern District of New York Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 2, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Charles Franklin – St. Louis, MO Offense: Possession with intent to distribute over 50 grams of cocaine base (crack); possession with the intent to distribute heroin; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; Eastern District of Missouri Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 7, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Cleveland R. Franklin, Jr. – Indianapolis, IN Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a substance containing cocaine base; carrying a firearm during a drug trafficking crime; Southern District of Indiana Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (November 17, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Michael L. Franklin – Kansas City, MO Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Western District of Missouri Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 3, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Toddrick Onterio Franklin – St. Petersburg, FL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm in and affecting interstate commerce; Middle District of Florida Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 120 months' supervised release (March 21, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • William Anthony Freeman – Detroit, MI Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine; Eastern District of Michigan Sentence: 480 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (December 14, 1990)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Thomas R. Fuller – Kansas City, MO Offense: Conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine; aiding and abetting to distribute crack cocaine; possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine; possession of a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime; felon in possession of a firearm; Western District of Missouri Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 7, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • John Nicholas Gargano – Folcroft, PA Offense:         1. Conspiracy to distribute methylenedioxymethamphetamine and ketamine; distributing and possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine; distributing and possessing with intent to distribute ecstasy; Southern District of New York

                             2. Conspiracy to commit identification fraud and credit card fraud; unauthorized use of access devices; Southern District of New York

                             3. Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than 1.5 kilograms of methamphetamine; District of New Jersey

       Sentence:      1. 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release (November 30, 2004)

                             2. 10 years' imprisonment (concurrent); three years’ supervised release; $212,379.38 restitution (November 30, 2004)

                             3. 100 months' imprisonment (concurrent); five years' supervised release (September 8, 2010)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Enrique Garza – Zolfo Springs, FL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; attempt to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; Middle District of Florida Sentence: 480 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 17, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Jesse James Gentry – Grand Prairie, TX Offense: Possession of more than 50 grams of crack cocaine with intent to distribute; Northern District of Texas Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 3, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Bernard Gibson, Sr. – Temple Hills, MD Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled drug substances: heroin and cocaine; District of Maryland Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 15, 1996)

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

  • Steve P. Gillespie – Greeneville, TN Offense: Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base; Eastern District of Tennessee Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (August 16, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Derrick Glass – Youngstown, OH Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; felon in possession of a firearm; Northern District of Ohio Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 14, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Fred M. Glover – Washington, DC Offense: Unlawful distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base; unlawful distribution of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school (three counts); unlawful distribution of 50 grams or more of cocaine base (two counts); District of Columbia Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 17, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Will A. Goines, Jr.  – Chicago, IL Offense: Distribution of cocaine base ("crack") (three counts); Central District of Illinois Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 14, 2010)

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

  • Michael Goldsby – Cleveland, OH Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 5.88 grams of cocaine base; Northern District of Ohio Sentence: 383 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (November 19, 1997); amended to 360 months' imprisonment (August 31, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Ramon Gonzalez – San Juan, TX Offense: Conspiracy to possess, with intent to distribute 4506.65, kilograms of marijuana; possession with intent to distribute 4506.65 kilograms of marijuana; Southern District of Texas Sentence: Life imprisonment; life term supervised release (January 20, 2009)

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

  • Edgar Gonzalez-Valentin – Mayagüez, PR Offense: Conspiracy to import cocaine, aiding and abetting; importation of cocaine; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; possession of firearm in relation to drug trafficking crime (two counts); District of Puerto Rico Sentence: 595 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (July 10, 1992); amended to 511 months' imprisonment (August 19, 2015)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Christopher Green – Waycross, GA Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine hydrochloride and crack cocaine; possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine (two counts); Southern District of Georgia Sentence: Life imprisonment (December 23, 1997)

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

  • Randy P. Green – Sikeston, MO Offense: Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; Eastern District of Missouri Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 7, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Samuel Grooms – Clinton Township, MI Offense: Conspiracy with intent to distribute heroin; attempted possession with intent to distribute heroin; Eastern District of Michigan Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 23, 2005)

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

  • Steven C. Hall – Gonzales, LA Offense:         1. Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base; Middle District of Louisiana    

                             2. Supervised release violation (conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base); Middle District of Louisiana

       Sentence:      1. 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release (April 22, 2005)

                             2. 45 months' imprisonment (consecutive) (February 16, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Stephen Ramont Hardridge  – Tulsa, OK Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of a mixture containing a detectable amount of cocaine and 50 grams or more of a mixture containing a detectable amount of cocaine base; Northern District of Oklahoma Sentence: 292 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $10,000 fine (November 25, 2002 (on remand)); amended to 240 months' imprisonment (June 10, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016, and unpaid balance of the $10,000 fine remitted.

  • Steven R. Hardy – Tampa, FL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, more than 5 kilograms of cocaine and more than 50 grams of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute and distribution of more than 50 grams of cocaine base; Middle District of Florida Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 14, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Donella Marie Harriel – Stuart, FL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; District of South Carolina Sentence: 264 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 17, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 188 months' imprisonment and 10-year term of supervised release commuted to a four-year term of supervised release.

  • Benjamin Harris – Dallas, TX Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; distribution of 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute MDMA, cocaine and 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime; Middle District of Louisiana Sentence: 226 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 23, 2007)

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

  • Christopher J. Heath – Ridgway, IL Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture more than 500 grams of a mixture and substance containing methamphetamine; Southern District of Illinois Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $500 fine (February 24, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Wilson Henderson – Hollywood, FL Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (incorrectly listed on the judgment as cocaine); use of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime; Southern District of Georgia Sentence: Life plus 60 months’ imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 20, 1992)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • John A. Hill – Cleveland, OH Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute marijuana; felon in possession of a firearm; Northern District of Ohio Sentence: Life imprisonment (July 16, 1996)

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

  • Robert Hill – Washington, DC Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base (three counts); Eastern District of Virginia Sentence: 480 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 20, 2004)

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

  • Marcell Hogans – St. Louis, MO Offense: Distribution of cocaine base; Eastern District of Missouri Sentence: 168 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (August 21, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Kenneth Bronson Hughes – Charlotte Court House, VA Offense: Conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base; possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base; Western District of Virginia Sentence: 334 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release (September 3, 2003); amended to 272 months’ imprisonment (September 2, 2008); amended to 218 months’ imprisonment (March 4, 2015)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Deangelo Hunt – Richmond, VA Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; Eastern District of Virginia Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 1, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Courtney D. Hurt – Tamms, IL Offense: Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base; Southern District of Illinois Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (July 25, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, and unpaid balance of $1,000 fine remitted, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Alfonzo Ingram – Rowlett, TX Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; Northern District of Illinois Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (June 16, 2004)

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

  • Anthonial Irick – Cameron, SC Offense: Possession with intent to distribute over five kilograms of cocaine; possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime; Middle District of Georgia Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 18, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Albert Jackson – Mount Vernon, IL Offense: 1. Conspiracy to distribute cocaine; distribution of cocaine; 2. Conspiracy to distribute cocaine; possession with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine; Central District of Illinois
  • Sentence: 1. 262 months' imprisonment; 2. 480 months' imprisonment (consecutive); 1. 10 years' supervised release; 2. eight years' supervised release (1. August 19, 1991; 2. November 7, 1994)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Dickey Joe Jackson – Boyd, TX Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine (two counts); felon in possession of a firearm;  possession of an unregistered firearm (two counts); Northern District of Texas Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 17, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Elmer Jackson – Bushnell, FL Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base (four counts); Middle District of Florida Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 19, 2002)

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

  • Eugene Ernst Jackson – Baltimore, MD Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute narcotics; distribution and possession with narcotics, aiding and abetting; District of Maryland Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 19, 2002)

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

  • Tommy Merrel Jackson – Boyd, TX Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; Northern District of Texas Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 17, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Tyrand James – Youngstown, OH Offense: Distribution of cocaine (two counts); distribution of cocaine base; Northern District of Ohio Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 16, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Bernard Jennings – Vero Beach, FL Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base (three counts); Southern District of Florida Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 12, 1993)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Douglas George Jensen – Whitefish, MT Offense: Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; District of Montana Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 24, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Derrick Anthony Johnson – Richmond, VA Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base; as principle or aider and abettor, possessed with intent to distribute cocaine base; Western District of Virginia Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 17, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Frederico Johnson – Kansas City, MO Offense: Distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base; Western District of Missouri Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (July 23, 2007)

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

  • Matthew Troy Johnson – Baltimore, MD Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base, aiding and abetting; District of Maryland Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (November 12, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Walter Lee Johnson – Shreveport, LA Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine hydrochloride; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Western District of Louisiana Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 14, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Arnold Ray Jones – Lubbock, TX Offense: Distribution of less than 50 grams of cocaine base and aiding and abetting; Northern District of Texas Sentence: 235 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (November 22, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Jeffrey Lynn Jones – Eugene, OR Offense: Manufacturing methamphetamine; conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine; District of Oregon Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (November 3, 1999)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Vernon Jones – Evansville, IN Offense: Possession with intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of cocaine base (mixture); distribution of cocaine base (mixture) (two counts); Southern District of Indiana Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (June 9, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Albert J. Josey, Jr. – Sayreville, NJ Offense: Possession of 50 grams or more of cocaine base with intent to distribute; Western District of Virginia Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (October 3, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016, and unpaid balance of the $1,000 fine remitted.

  • Keldren Joshua – Los Angeles, CA Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance; Central District of California Sentence: 188 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (August 21, 2006); amended to 168 months' imprisonment (November 10, 2015)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Cory Baker Kamerud – Aberdeen, SD Offense: Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; Northern District of Iowa Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 7, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Charceil Kellam – Berryville, VA Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base; distribute more than 5 grams of cocaine base; Western District of Virginia Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 24, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 160 months' imprisonment.

  • Kenneth Lee Kelley – Westville, OK Offense: Felon in possession of firearm after former conviction (two counts); possession of stolen firearm; attempt to manufacture methamphetamine (three counts); possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine; possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; possession of methamphetamine; possesssion of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; Eastern District of Oklahoma Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release  (April 27, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Milton Kemp – Jewell, GA Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute crack cocaine; distribution of crack cocaine; Southern District of Georgia Sentence: 280 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 19, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Joseph Willie Kennedy – Randallstown, MD Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine, aiding and abetting; District of Maryland Sentence: Life imprisonment (December 14, 1992)

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

  • Delinege King – Houston, TX Offense: Possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base; Eastern District of Louisiana Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 27, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Vince Cordell King – Detroit, MI Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (two counts); using or carrying of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime; felon in possession of a firearm; Eastern District of Michigan Sentence: Life plus five years' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (May 21, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Kent Edward Kiser – Manassas, VA Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine; possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking; Eastern District of Virginia Sentence: 270 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (March 10, 2006)

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

  • James LaRon Knight – Jonesboro, GA Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; Southern District of Alabama Sentence: 292 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (November 23, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Derrick Tyrone Lamb – Fort Pierce, FL Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base; Southern District of Florida Sentence: 235 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (March 3, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 151 months' imprisonment.

  • Charlie Lawuary – Springfield, IL Offense: Possession of controlled substance with intent to distribute; Central District of Illinois Sentence: Life imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (July 27, 1998)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Josephine Ledezma – Rialto, CA Offense: Conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute a Schedule II controlled substance (cocaine); being aided and abetted by others, did unlawfully, knowingly, and intentionally possess and cause to be possessed, with intent to distribute, a Schedule II controlled substance (cocaine); Western District of Tennessee Sentence: Life imprisonment (October 30, 1992)

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

  • James Allen Ledford – Auburndale, FL Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine; Middle District of Florida Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 16, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 235 months' imprisonment.

  • Eric L. Lemon – St. Petersburg, FL Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Middle District of Florida Sentence: 188 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 6, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Gregory Allen Liningham – Los Angeles, CA Offense: Possession of more than 50 grams of "crack" cocaine with intent to distribute; Western District of Texas Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $3,000 fine (December 1, 1993)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Antonio Lopez – Grand Prairie, TX Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; Eastern District of Texas Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (October 26, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Jeffrey Lundin – Livingston, TX Offense: Conspiracy to import cocaine into the United States; conspiracy to distribute cocaine; possession with intent to distribute cocaine while aboard a United States vessel; Southern District of Florida Sentence: 324 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (September 15, 1998)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Edwin M. Mack – Fort Myers, FL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine base, "crack cocaine"; distribution of a quantity of cocaine base, "crack cocaine" (two counts); possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base, "crack cocaine"; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; possession of an unregistered firearm (incorrectly listed on the judgment as possession of a firearm by a convicted felon); Middle District of Florida Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 1, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Alonzo Mackins, Jr. – Charlotte, NC Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine, cocaine base, heroin, and marijuana; conspiracy to commit money laundering; Western District of North Carolina Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 8, 1999); amended to 360 months’ imprisonment; three years’ supervised release (August 14, 2006); amended to life imprisonment (September 2, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Alberto Maisonet – Philadelphia, PA Offense: Distribution of cocaine base (two counts); distribution of cocaine (two counts); possession with intent to distribute cocaine; illegal use of a communication facility (four counts); Eastern District of Pennsylvania Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (February 23, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Sheldon Paul Mangiapane – Hot Springs, AR Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine; Eastern District of Missouri Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 13, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Tommy M. Martinez – Sparta, IL Offense: Conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine; distribution of crack cocaine; Southern District of Illinois Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $4,000 fine (April 7, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016, and unpaid balance of the $4,000 fine remitted.

  • Robert L. Matthews – Memphis, TN Offense:         1. Distribution of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Northern District of Mississippi

                             2. Supervised release violation (possession with intent to distribute cocaine base); Western District of Tennessee

      Sentence:       1. 280 months' imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release (June 13, 1997)

                             2. 15 months' imprisonment (consecutive) (September 30, 1998)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • James A. McGee – Chidester, AR Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine; possession of chemicals with intent to manufacture methamphetamine (three counts); Southern District of Florida Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (April 4, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Artis Sangria McGraw – Saluda, SC Offense: Possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine; use of fiream during and in relation to a crime of violence; felon in possession of a firearm; possession of a firearm with obliterated serial numbers; District of South Carolina Sentence: 270 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (September 30, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Reba L. McIntyre – Hayti, MO Offense: Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base; Eastern District of Missouri Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (June 26, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Torey A. McKay – Wesley Chapel, FL Offense: Possession with intent to distribute and distribute five grams or more of cocaine base (two counts); possession with intent to distribute and distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute and distribute a quantity of cocaine; Middle District of Florida Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (March 29, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Rudolph McKinnon, Jr. – Fort Walton Beach, FL Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of a mixture and substance containing cocaine; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; Northern District of Florida Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (October 26, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • John Anthony Mickens – Louisa, VA Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base; possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking offense; Western District of Virginia Sentence: 211 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (June 25, 2007); amended to 181 months’ imprisonment (October 21, 2008); amended to 180 months’ imprisonment (October 14, 2011)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • David Dean Millard – Grimes, IA Offense: Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; use of communication facility to distribute methamphetamine (two counts); Southern District of Iowa Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 10, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.  

  • Titus Jerrard Mobley – Groveland, FL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; Middle District of Florida Sentence: 210 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (June 23, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.  

  • Tyrone Montgomery – Lexington, KY Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; Western District of Kentucky Sentence: 288 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 27, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 209 months' imprisonment.

  • Ronald Perry Moon – Commerce, GA Offense: Possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; Northern District of Georgia Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $2,000 fine (February 10, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016, and unpaid balance of $2,000 fine remitted.

  • Martin Brandon Moore – Fort Lauderdale, FL Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base and more than 5 kilograms of a mixture and substance containing cocaine; principal to possession with intent to distribute cocaine and more than 50 grams of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base; Northern District of Florida Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 30, 2007)

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

  • Michael L. Moore – Mount Vernon, NY Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; distribution of 500 grams or more of cocaine; distribution of five kilograms or more of cocaine; Eastern District of Virginia Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (June 5, 1998); amended to 292 months' imprisonment (October 27, 2015)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Amir Morgan – Evansville, IN Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine (mixture); Southern District of Indiana Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 19, 2007)

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

  • Lucille Mae Morse – Billings, MT Offense: Distribution/possession with intent to distribute heroin/methamphetamine (two counts); possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine (six counts); District of Montana Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 29, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Luciano Murga – Houston, TX Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana; Northern District of Florida Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $800 fine (January 25, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Robert Earl Nettles – Fort Pierce, FL Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; felon in possession of a firearm; Southern District of Florida Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (January 22, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Linton C. Nichols – Cleveland, OH Offense: Possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base (crack); possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; Nothern District of Ohio Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 15, 1999)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Robert Lee Nickles – Mobile, AL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine; Southern District of Alabama Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 27, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Hilario Nieto, III – San Antonio, TX Offense:         1. Possession with intent to distribute heroin; Western District of Texas

                             2. Distribution of a controlled substance, heroin; Western District of Texas

Sentence:        1. 188 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release (Feburary 5, 2004)

                        2. 188 months’ imprisonment (60 months’ consecutive to above offense, the remainder concurrent); three years' supervised release (August 9, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Francisco Olivera – Modesto, CA Offense:         1. Use of a communication facility in the commission of a drug offense; Eastern District of California

                             2. Conspiracy to manufacture and to possess methamphetamine with intent to distribute; attempted manufacture of methamphetamine, aiding and abetting;                                    possession of a listed chemical knowing that it will be used to manufacture methamphetamine, aiding and abetting; Eastern District of California

Sentence:        1. 48 months' imprisonment; 12 months’ supervised release (March 16, 1998)

                        2. 324 months' imprisonment (consecutive); 36 months' supervised release (November 3, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 288 months' imprisonment.

  • Kenyatta O'Neil – San Antonio, TX Offense: Distribution of cocaine base (two counts); Western District of Texas Sentence: 188 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (March 30, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Candido Ortiz-Martinez – Pagedale, MO

Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine; possession of firearm during the commission of a drug trafficking crime (two counts); distribution of cocaine; Eastern District of Missouri Sentence: 592 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (December 12, 1991); amended to 535 months' imprisonment (March 30, 2015)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Lonnie Dwayne Payne – St. Louis, MO Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; interstate transportation of a firearm by a felon; Eastern District of Missouri Sentence: 324 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 25, 2003); amended to 240 months' imprisonment (April 21, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Jeremy Payton – Winnfield , LA Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Western District of Louisiana Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 8, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Erenio C. Perez – Colorado Springs, CO Offense: Conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute more than one kilogram of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting the manufacture in excess of one kilogram of methamphetamine; possession and aiding and abetting the possession of ephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine (two counts); possession and aiding and abetting possession with intent to distribute more than 100 grams of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon (two counts); District of Colorado Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 19, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Sharon Price – Nacogdoches, TX Offense: Conspiracy to commit money laundering; Western District of Texas Sentence: 235 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release; $20,000 fine (June 6, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016, and unpaid balance of the $20,000 fine remitted.

  • Thomas Jefferson Price, III – Kernersville, NC Offense: Conspiracy: possess with intent to distribute and distribute methamphetamine; possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine (three counts); Middle District of North Carolina Sentence: 330 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 24, 1999)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Jack Dewhan Randolph – Charlotte, NC Offense: Possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime and aiding and abetting the same (two counts); Western District of North Carolina Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (November 29, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Evans Ray, Jr.  – Fort Washington, MD Offense: Distribution of cocaine and crack cocaine, aiding and abetting; felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, aiding and abetting; District of Maryland Sentence: 324 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 7, 2007); amended to life imprisonment (May 15, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Keith Ray – Minneapolis, MN Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine; Northern District of Illinois Sentence: 263 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $2,500 fine (April 17, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Richard D. Reid – Wilmington, DE Offense: Felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition (five counts); possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense; possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of a cocaine base (crack); possession with the intent to distribute cocaine; possession of crack cocaine; possession of marijuana; District of Delaware Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 4, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Ricardo Renteria – Irving, TX Offense:         1. Conspiracy to distribute at least five kilograms of cocaine; Western District of Texas

                             2. Conspiracy to possess with intent to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine; Eastern District of Texas

       Sentence:      1. 235 months' imprisonment; five years’ supervised release; $1,000 fine (August 22, 2007); amended to 188 months’ imprisonment (August 24, 2015)

                             2. 135 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (October 8, 2008); amended to 108 months' imprisonment (November 13, 2015)

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

  • Richard L. Reser – Sedgwick, KS Offense: Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; possession of firearm while trafficking in drugs (two counts); possession of a firearm by a felon; distribution of methamphetamine; conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; District of Kansas Sentence: 480 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (December 20, 1989)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Samuel Reyes – Coral Springs, FL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute detectable amount of cocaine; Southern District of Florida Sentence: 210 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (November 24, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Broderick Richardson – Louisville, KY Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; Western District of Kentucky Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 27, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • William C. Robertson, Sr. – New Orleans, LA Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; Northern District of Florida Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (November 8, 2001)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Derwlyn Rosborough – Lake View Terrace, CA Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine; District of Wyoming Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release, $2,000 fine (December 5, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Thomas R. Ross – Fairfield, CA Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine; conspiracy to distribute pseudoephedrine with knowledge or reasonable cause to believe that it would be used to manufacture a controlled substance; distribution of pseudoephedrine with knowledge or reasonable cause to believe it would be used to manufacture a controlled substance and aiding and abetting; Eastern District of California Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (April 26, 2001)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

  • Jerome Rowser – Birmingham, AL Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; felon in possession of firearms; Northern District of Alabama Sentence: Life plus 60 months’ imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 19, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Alphonso P. Rubalcava – Rock Island, IL Offense: Conspiracy to distribute controlled substances; Central District of Illinois Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 19, 2002); amended to 327 months' imprisonment (June 22, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Breon Montez Sanders – Wilmington, NC Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base (crack) and five kilograms of cocaine; Eastern District of North Carolina Sentence: 295 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (August 17, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Michael Sandmeyer – Rockford, IA Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine (mixture) after having previously been convicted of a felony drug offense; felon in possession of a firearm; Northern District of Iowa Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 22, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Kelvin Jerome Shears, Jr. – Rock Island, IL Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Southern District of Iowa Sentence: 235 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (April 23, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Andrew Simmons, III – Lake Charles, LA Offense: Possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; Western District of Louisiana Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 14, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Martin Ruiz Singh – Marshalltown, IA Offense: Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; distribution of methamphetamine (three counts); felon in possession of a firearm ; Southern District of Iowa Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 12, 2006)

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

  • Kenneth H. Smith – Nashville, TN Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (crack cocaine); convicted felon in possession of firearms; false written statement to licensed firearm dealer; Middle District of Tennessee Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 29, 2001)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Kenneth Junior Smith – Brooklyn, NY Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base, aid and abet (three counts); felon in possession of a firearm; District of South Carolina Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 14, 1999)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Noriel K. Snider – St. Louis, MO Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Eastern District of Missouri Sentence: 196 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (June 8, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Martin Souza – Chicago, IL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine; Northern District of Ohio Sentence: Life imprisonment (December 15, 1999)

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

  • Christopher Stanton – Pensacola, FL Offense: Possession of firearm by a convicted felon; possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base; Northern District of Florida Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (July 25, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Sandy Steen, Jr. – San Antonio, TX Offense: Possession with intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine base; Western District of Texas Sentence: Life imprisonment (December 3, 1993)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Cedric DeWayne Stephens – Waco, TX Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute at least 1,000 kilograms of marijuana; conspiracy to commit money laundering; Western District of Texas Sentence: 120 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $2,000 fine; $2,000,000 forefeiture (July 15, 2011)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016, and obligation and payment of forfeiture remitted.

  • Terry Storeby – Waverly, FL Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine; Middle District of Florida Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 29, 2003)

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

  • Minnie Pearl Thomas – Allentown, GA Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; distribution of cocaine; Middle District of Georgia Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 20, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Vincent Thomas – Gonzales, LA Offense: Violations of the Federal Controlled Substances Act (two counts); Eastern District of Louisiana Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 26, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Derrick Anthony Timmons – Herndon, VA Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking; Eastern District of Virginia Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 1, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • John L. Tolliver – Holly, MI Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Southern District of Illinois Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $250 fine (June 23, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016, and 10-year term of supervised release commuted to five-year term of supervised release.

  • Terrence Upshaw – Yonkers, NY Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base; Northern District of New York Sentence: Life imprisonment (December 29, 1998)

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

  • Ronald Wade – Daytona Beach, FL Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base and cocaine hydrochloride; Middle District of Florida Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $25,000 fine (April 5, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, and unpaid balance of the $25,000 fine remitted, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Jimmy L. Walden, Jr.  – Morristown, TN Offense: Possession with the intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base; possession with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession with the intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine; possession with the intent to distribute a quantity of marijuana; Eastern District of Tennessee Sentence: Life imprisonment (May 19, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Rodney Edward Wall – Rockingham, NC Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute cocaine and cocaine base within 1,000 feet of a protected area; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Western District of North Carolina Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 7, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Clarence Ward – Hollywood, FL Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (four counts); felon in possession of a firearm; Southern District of Florida Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 20, 2004)

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

  • Richard Douglas Warrick – Englewood, NJ Offense: Drug conspiracy: controlled substance, sell, distribute or dispense mixture of cocaine base; controlled substance, sell, distribute or dispense mixture cocaine base (two counts); Northern District of Alabama Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $500 fine (January 10, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Jamel Washington – Austin, TX Offense: Possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute; felon in possession of a firearm; Western District of Texas Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (December 1, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Dennis Merrimon Waters – Hendersonville, NC Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base and cocaine; Western District of North Carolina Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 1, 2002)

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

  • Dennis L. Webb – Washington, DC Offense: Unlawful distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base (two counts); unlawful distribution of 50 grams or more of cocaine base (incorrectly listed on the judgment as cocaine); unlawful possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; District of Columbia Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 13, 1999)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Billy Whitehead – North Little Rock, AR Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base; aiding and abetting the distribution of less than five grams of cocaine base (two counts); distribution of more than five grams of cocaine base (two counts); aiding and abetting the distribution of more than five grams of cocaine base (two counts); Eastern District of Arkansas Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 21, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Patricia Widener – Glade Spring, VA Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture 500 grams or more of methamphetamine; Western District of Virginia Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $10,950 restitution (November 13, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 151 months’ imprisonment, and unpaid balance of restitution obligation remitted.  

  • Ralph K. Williams – Baltimore, MD Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine; District of Maryland Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $6 million forfeiture (February 25, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months' imprisonment and obligation and payment of forfeiture remitted.

  • Byron Willis – Knoxville, TN Offense: Distribution of 500 grams or more of cocaine hydrochloride; Eastern District of Tennessee Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (March 7, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Damion M. Wilson – Caruthersville, MO Offense: Distribution of five grams or more of a substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base; Eastern District of Missouri Sentence: 188 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (March 19, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • David Dejuan Wise – Montgomery, AL Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine hydrochloride; possession with intent to distribute cocaine hydrochloride and aiding and abetting; possession of cocaine base; Middle District of Alabama Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (July 13, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.

  • Karen Denise Witherspoon – Lenoir, NC Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine and cocaine base; Western District of North Carolina Sentence: 324 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (September 10, 2007); amended to 262 months' imprisonment (November 19, 2015)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

  • Ervin Darnell Worthy – Akron, OH Offense:         1. Felon in possession of a firearm; possession of a firearm with an altered serial number; Northern District of Ohio

                             2. Conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine; Northern District of Ohio

       Sentence:        1. Life imprisonment (February 7, 1996)

                               2. Life imprisonment (February 7, 1996)

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

  • James Wright – Baltimore, MD Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base and aiding and abetting; District of Maryland Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 4, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016.