Presidential Commutations of Sentences: Obama 27 October 2016

98 Clemency Grants

David Alan Aldridge
Offense:
Conspiracy to manufacture 50 grams or more of actual methamphetamine and possession of pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute a quantity of methamphetamine; possession of equipment, chemicals, products and materials to manufacture methamphetamine; possession of a detectable amount of methamphetamine; purchasing more than nine (9) grams of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine during a 30 day period (six counts)
District/Date:
Western District of Texas; August 13, 2009
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release; $35,000 fine
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 151 months’ imprisonment, and unpaid balance of the $35,000 fine remitted, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Marvin D. Anthony, Sr.
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base
District/Date:
Western District of Missouri; November 19, 2007
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; six years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 262 months’ imprisonment.

Darnell C. Billings
Offense:
Distribution of 50 or more grams of cocaine base
District/Date:
Central District of Illinois; May 25, 2007
Sentence:
Life imprisonment
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 188 months’ imprisonment.

Kevin Bivins
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of five kilograms or more of cocaine; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base; use of a communication facility to commit a drug trafficking offense (eight counts)
District/Date:
Western District of New York; July 18, 2003
Sentence:
168 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release (January 11, 2002); amended to 240 months’ imprisonment (on remand)
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Edward Lionel Blake
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, aiding and abetting
District/Date:
Southern District of Texas; November 24, 1998
Sentence:
360 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release; $1,000 fine
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Wallace Bourgeois, Jr.
Offense:
1. Conspiracy to distribute and to possess with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base (“crack”)

2. Wire fraud

District/Date:

2. Eastern District of Louisiana; April 28, 2010
Sentence:
1. 240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release

2. 12 months’ imprisonment (concurrent); three years’ supervised release (concurrent)
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Damon Brightman
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of five kilograms or more of cocaine and 50 grams or more of cocaine base
District/Date:
District of South Carolina; March 22, 2006
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 210 months’ imprisonment.

Shane Derek Brown
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of crack cocaine
District/Date:
Southern District of Florida; January 28, 2002
Sentence:
262 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

James Holman Browning, Jr.
Offense:
Conspiracy: Distributed cocaine base (“crack”); distributed crack (two counts)
District/Date:
Middle District of North Carolina; December 19, 2003
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Mark Lamont Byrd
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute in excess of five grams of cocaine base; possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime; possession with intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of cocaine base
District/Date:
Eastern District of Missouri; May 19, 2006
Sentence:
180 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

David Carroll
Offense:
Distribution of crack cocaine (seven counts); distribution of cocaine (two counts); possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine
District/Date:
Eastern District of Virginia; June 9, 1995
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Derrick Dante Clark
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base
District/Date:
Middle District of Florida; June 25, 2007
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Kevin Wayne Daniels
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine; felon in possession of a firearm
District/Date:
Western District of Texas; January 23, 2009
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to 175 months’ imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Israel John Patrick Davis
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute a controlled substance
District/Date:
District of North Dakota; January 25, 2016
Sentence:
204 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release (January 22, 2009); amended to 163 months’ imprisonment
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2017.

Anthony D. Dorsey
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute a mixture or substance containing cocaine base in an amount of 50 grams or more
District/Date:
Western District of Missouri; August 23, 2007
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Juan Antonio Duenas
Offense:
Possess with intent to distribute, more than 50 grams of methamphetamine
District/Date:
Southern District of Texas; September 24, 2003
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Charlton Oriaso Esekhigbe
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; felon in possession of a firearm
District/Date:
Southern District of Texas; February 17, 2006
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

John Aundo Gamble
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base and a quantity of cocaine; felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition; using, carrying and possessing a firearm during and in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime
District/Date:
District of South Carolina; August 31, 2004
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Miguel Garcia
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute controlled substances; possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance
District/Date:
District of North Dakota; September 28, 2006
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months’ imprisonment.

Ignatizo Giuliano
Offense:
Knowingly conspiring with other persons to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine
District/Date:
Middle District of Florida; November 4, 1991
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Stephen Runea Glenn
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base, aiding and abetting; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime
District/Date:
Southern District of Texas; May 14, 2009
Sentence:
180 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Arandal Derrick Goodley
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base “crack”; possession with intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine base “crack”; laundering of monetary instruments (15 counts); aiding and abetting laundering of monetary instruments (four counts)
District/Date:
Western District of Texas; October 22, 1998
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Stephen Joseph Graham
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine
District/Date:
Northern District of Georgia; September 17, 2002
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months’ imprisonment.

Wayne Gross
Offense:
Unlawful user of controlled substances while in possession of firearms; possession with the intent to distribute cocaine base (crack); carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime
District/Date:
Eastern District of Missouri; April 2, 2004
Sentence:
248 months’ imprisonment; four years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Robert Sedillo Gutierrez
Offense:
1. Possession with intent to distribute 500 grams and more of a mixture

District/Date:

2. District of New Mexico; August 7, 2006
Sentence:
1. 360 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 210 months’ imprisonment.

Ishon D. Hardin
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of a substance containing cocaine hydrochloride and cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine
District/Date:
Eastern District of Tennessee; August 16, 2010
Sentence:
292 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release (September 24, 2001); amended to 240 months’ imprisonment
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Robert A. Hearn
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute five or more grams of a mixture or substance containing cocaine base (crack)
District/Date:
Central District of Illinois; March 16, 2007
Sentence:
360 months’ imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months’ imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Jamar Henry
Offense:
Possession of five or more grams of cocaine base “crack” with the intent to distribute
District/Date:
Central District of Illinois; September 2, 2003
Sentence:
262 months’ imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Ferlandis Urben Herod
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

2. Supervised release violation (conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine)
District/Date:
1. Middle District of Tennessee

2. Western District of Tennessee; July 14, 2005
Sentence:
1. Life imprisonment; December 19, 2005

2. 24 months’ imprisonment (consecutive); 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 264 months’ imprisonment.

Olynthia Louise Hinton
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine and 50 grams or more of cocaine base
District/Date:
District of South Carolina; February 15, 2006
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

James Holmes
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base; maintaining a place for the purpose of manufacturing and distributing a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base
District/Date:
Northern District of Alabama; February 16, 2005
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Antonio Hood
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of five kilograms or more of cocaine and 50 grams or more of cocaine base
District/Date:
District of South Carolina; February 2, 2005
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months’ imprisonment.

William D. Hoopingarner
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute in excess of 500 grams of methamphetamine (mixture); Southern District of Indiana
Sentence:
168 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release (April 25, 2008); amended to 135 months’ imprisonment (January 12, 2016)
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Donnie Keith Howell
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base
District/Date:
Eastern District of North Carolina; March 13, 1995
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; five years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Andre M. Huggins
Offense:
Distribution of cocaine (two counts); conspiracy to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine; maintaining a dwelling to distribute cocaine; money laundering (two counts)
District/Date:
District of Delaware; August 21, 2006
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Tony Orlando Hughes
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute cocaine and cocaine base; distribute cocaine base (22 counts); distribute cocaine (two counts); possession of firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime (eight counts); possess with intent to distribute cocaine (three counts)
District/Date:
Eastern District of Virginia; November 29, 2004
Sentence:
2,616 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months’ imprisonment.

Virgilio Jimenez
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base
District/Date:
District of Rhode Island; March 23, 2006
Sentence:
292 months’ imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Alphonso Johnson
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base
District/Date:
Middle District of Florida; July 2, 1999
Sentence:
360 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Gerald Jerome Johnson
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
District/Date:
District of North Dakota; October 10, 2006
Sentence:
Life plus 25 years’ imprisonment
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 300 months’ imprisonment.

Tony O’Neal Johnson
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute at least five grams of cocaine base (three counts)
District/Date:
Western District of Texas; May 16, 2007
Sentence:
292 months’ imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release, $3,000 fine (June 22, 2005); amended to 210 months’ imprisonment
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, and unpaid balance of $3,000 fine remitted, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Charles Jermaine Keitt
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute 5 grams or more of cocaine base and a quantity of cocaine, and a quantity of marijuana
District/Date:
District of South Carolina; September 23, 2008
Sentence:
262 months’ imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 151 months’ imprisonment.

Jaleel Abdul Lafi, III
Offense:
Distribution of five or more grams of cocaine base (“crack”) (three counts); distribution of 50 or more grams of cocaine base (“crack”); possession of a firearm in relation to drug trafficking crime
District/Date:
Central District of Illinois; February 17, 2009
Sentence:
180 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Bobby Earl Lee
Offense:
Possession with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession with the intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base; possession of a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime
District/Date:
Middle District of Florida; September 16, 1994
Sentence:
Life plus 60 months’ imprisonment
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months’ imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Edward Monroe Little
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute quantities of cocaine and cocaine base; possessing with intent to distribute, a quantity of cocaine base, and aiding and abetting
District/Date:
Western District of North Carolina; January 10, 2005
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

John Lockett
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine; possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine (two counts)
District/Date:
Southern District of Texas; September 26, 1997
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release; $5,000 fine
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017 and unpaid balance of the $5,000 fine remitted.

Alberto Lopez
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess heroin and cocaine base with intent to distribute; possession of heroin with intent to distribute and distribution of heroin; possession of cocaine base with intent to distribute and distribution, aiding and abetting (three counts)
District/Date:
District of Massachusetts; June 4, 1996
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; six years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Rico Mayo
Offense:
Possession of five or more grams of cocaine base; use of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base
District/Date:
Eastern District of California; February 9, 1998
Sentence:
420 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

James A. McKines
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute phencyclidine (PCP); possession with intent to distribute PCP; interstate travel in aid of racketeering
District/Date:
Western District of Missouri; November 2, 1989
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release; $40,000 fine
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Otis McRay
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine and 50 grams or more of cocaine base; distribution of 5 grams or more of cocaine base (two counts)
District/Date:
Middle District of Florida; November 26, 2001
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months’ imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Terrance Ramon Merritt
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 5 kilograms or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine, 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base; 3,4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) and marijuana; possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine, a detectable amount of MDMA and a detectable amount of marijuana; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
District/Date:
Northern District of Florida; March 15, 2007
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 262 months’ imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Thomas Lee Miller
Offense:
Manufacturing or attempt to manufacture five grams or more of actual (pure) methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a protected location after having a prior felony drug conviction
District/Date:
Northern District of Iowa; December 18, 2003
Sentence:
360 months’ imprisonment; 16 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Jose Flores Molina
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute heroin; possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine
District/Date:
District of Idaho; January 30, 2003
Sentence:
360 months’ imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release, $3,000 fine
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Ernest Moore, Jr.
Offense:
Distribution of cocaine base (two counts); possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (two counts); carrying a firearm in connection with a drug trafficking offense
District/Date:
Middle District of Alabama; February 17, 2005
Sentence:
180 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Michael Howard Motes
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and amphetamine; possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and amphetamine
District/Date:
Northern District of Georgia; June 30, 1999
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release; $10,000 fine
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months’ imprisonment and unpaid balance of the $10,000 fine remitted.

Randall C. Moyer
Offense:
Attempted manufacture of 50 grams or more of actual methamphetamine
District/Date:
District of Utah; July 25, 2006
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release; $2,729.97 restitution
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, and unpaid balance of $2,729.97 restitution obligation remitted, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Francisco Navarro
Offense:
Importation of heroin; possession of heroin with intent to distribute
District/Date:
Southern District of California; August 11, 2008
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 168 months’ imprisonment.

David Neighbors
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base and less than 500 grams of cocaine hydrochloride; distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base (two counts); possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base
District/Date:
Southern District of Indiana; December 17, 2008
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months’ imprisonment.

Larry Anthony Nesby
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base (two counts)
District/Date:
Southern District of Illinois; October 3, 2002
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; $400 fine
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months’ imprisonment.

Rasheed Jamal Olds
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine; conspiracy to launder money
District/Date:
District of Kansas; October 18, 2011
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; five years’ supervised release (May 7, 1997); amended to 360 months’ imprisonment
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Robert O’Neal
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine; possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine (two counts)
District/Date:
Southern District of Florida; January 24, 2003
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Antonio D. Patrick
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine
District/Date:
Western District of Tennessee; October 11, 2002
Sentence:
262 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Harold Eugene Patton
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base
District/Date:
Western District of North Carolina; November 19, 2008
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 235 months’ imprisonment.

George Pearson, Jr.
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base
District/Date:
Middle District of Florida; July 2, 2004
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Anthony Pender
Offense:
Possession of a firearm by convicted felon; possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base
District/Date:
District of Maryland; December 4, 2006
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 188 months’ imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Bobby Clarence Perry
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; conspiracy to distribute cocaine and marijuana
District/Date:
Northern District of Georgia; September 13, 1999
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release; $5,000 fine
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Reisa Lynn Pettiette
Offense:
Conspiracy to manufacture, distribute and possess with intent to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine; conspiracy to possess a listed chemical knowing it will be used to manufacture a controlled substance; possession of a listed chemical with intent to manufacture a controlled substance; possession and distribution of a listed chemical with intent to manufacture a controlled substance; possession of an unregistered firearm; use, carrying, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime
District/Date:
Eastern District of Texas; October 16, 2003
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Brett Rolland Poore
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine, aiding and abetting
District/Date:
Western District of Texas; September 23, 2005
Sentence:
262 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Lesean Roberts
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, and aiding and abetting; possession with intent to distribute cocaine hydrochloride
District/Date:
Northern District of Ohio; May 22, 2007
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months’ imprisonment.

Darrell E. Robinson
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute at least 50 grams of cocaine base
District/Date:
Eastern District of California; August 4, 2006
Sentence:
262 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 188 months’ imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Charles McKinley Russell, Jr.
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine
District/Date:
District of Maryland; May 18, 1999
Sentence:
292 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release; $1 fine
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Ronnie Dean Shelton
Offense:
Possession of more than five grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute
District/Date:
Western District of Virginia; November 19, 2008
Sentence:
188 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Alicia Siller
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting; possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams or methamphetamine and aiding and abetting; use of a person under 18 years of age in drug operations and aiding and abetting
District/Date:
Northern District of Texas; October 24, 2003
Sentence:
262 months’ imprisonment; six years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Leon Smallwood
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base (three counts); felon in possession of a firearm
District/Date:
Southern District of Illinois; October 2, 1998
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release; $2,500 fine
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Michael Anthony Smith
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base
District/Date:
Western District of Virginia; October 23, 1997
Sentence:
360 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release; $500 fine
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on November 26, 2016.

Oscar A. Smith, Jr.
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and 50 grams or more of cocaine base (“crack”)
District/Date:
District of South Carolina; July 18, 2005
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Terrence Tyron Smith
Offense:
Distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base (crack cocaine); possession with the intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base (crack cocaine)
District/Date:
Eastern District of Kentucky; March 7, 2007
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 172 months’ imprisonment.

Tyrone Lamont Smith
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base
District/Date:
Western District of Virginia; June 12, 1995
Sentence:
360 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Mervin Spencer
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base (two counts)
District/Date:
Eastern District of Louisiana; September 13, 2006
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 300 months’ imprisonment.

Gary Don Starnes
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine
District/Date:
Eastern District of Missouri; January 6, 2010
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Damian Roman Steplight
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of crack cocaine
District/Date:
Eastern District of Virginia; January 25, 2002
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months’ imprisonment.

Brandon Terrell Stevenson
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of a mixture and substance containing cocaine and more than 50 grams of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base
District/Date:
Northern District of Florida; October 30, 2009
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 210 months’ imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Edwin Reginald Straughter
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base (two counts); possession with intent to distribute cocaine base
District/Date:
Southern District of Florida; February 20, 1996
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months’ imprisonment.

Carlos Stuckey
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base
District/Date:
Northern District of Florida; February 10, 2009
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Michael Dewayne Tensley
Offense:
Distribution of more than 50 grams of cocaine base
District/Date:
Northern District of Florida; September 27, 2006
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Jeffery James Terrell
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base
District/Date:
Northern District of Alabama; March 15, 2007
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 24, 2017.

Lenthius D. Thomas
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base
District/Date:
Middle District of Florida; June 24, 1998
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Stanley D. Thomasson
Offense:
Used/carried firearms during drug trafficking crime (two counts); possession of Schedule II narcotic controlled substance (three counts)
District/Date:
Eastern District of Missouri; June 9, 2015
Sentence:
421 months’ imprisonment; four years’ supervised release (April 5, 1994); amended to 397 months’ imprisonment
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Danny Demar Turner
Offense:
Distribution of a mixture or substance containing cocaine base (crack cocaine) (three counts)
District/Date:
Western District of Wisconsin; August 12, 2008
Sentence:
210 months’ imprisonment; three years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Hayzen Turner, Jr.
Offense:
Distribution of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base (three counts); distribution of 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base (two counts); possession with intent to distribute a quantity of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base, cocaine hydrochloride and marijuana; carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking offense; felon in possession of a firearm (three counts)
District/Date:
Northern District of Alabama; December 18, 2007
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 180 months’ imprisonment.

Mark Walker
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute in excess of 500 grams of methamphetamine
District/Date:
Western District of Missouri; August 15, 2005
Sentence:
235 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Kevin Washington
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base and 500 grams or more of cocaine; aiding and abetting knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute and distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base (three counts)
District/Date:
Western District of Kentucky; June 18, 2004
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 1, 2017.

Kevin Washington
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base (crack)
District/Date:
Eastern District of North Carolina; October 11, 2006
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 262 months’ imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Robert Wettstain
Offense:
Conspiracy to knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; aiding and abetting knowingly and intentionally possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine (two counts)
District/Date:
Western District of Kentucky; May 15, 2008
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months’ imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Daryl Wilkes
Offense:
Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute cocaine base and cocaine; knowingly and intentionally distribute cocaine base (20 counts); knowingly possess a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime (two counts); knowingly and intentionally distribute cocaine (eight counts); knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute cocaine (two counts)
District/Date:
Eastern District of Virginia; May 2, 2008
Sentence:
952 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release (June 16, 2004); amended to 780 months’ imprisonment (October 4, 2006); amended to 480 months’ imprisonment
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 300 months’ imprisonment.

Anthony K. Williams
Offense:
Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base (mixture); possession of cocaine
District/Date:
Southern District of Indiana; April 4, 2008
Sentence:
240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release; $500 fine
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to expire on October 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Donald Jamal Wilson
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base and quantities of cocaine and heroin; intentionally make available for use, with or without compensation, an apartment for the purpose of storing cocaine base and heroin (two counts)
District/Date:
Southern District of West Virginia; March 24, 2008
Sentence:
Life imprisonment
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 188 months’ imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

Bradley Lee Winters
Offense:
Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of actual methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of actual methamphetamine
District/Date:
Southern District of Iowa; March 18, 2009
Sentence:
360 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 240 months’ imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

William Abel Yates
Offense:
Possess with intent to distribute cocaine base (crack)
District/Date:
Middle District of North Carolina; August 24, 1998
Sentence:
Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release
Terms of grant:
Prison sentence commuted to a term of 300 months’ imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.

THE COMMENTARY GAZETTE®

SOURCE: United States Department of Justice
CONTRIBUTOR: Eddy Toorall

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