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List of 62 People Granted Clemency. 18 drug-related. Politics 101. Holy wars.

by drug war Saturday, Dec. 23, 2000 at 6:55 PM

There are some new links after this welcome news. Those links are from a section called "Politics 101. Drug War = fundamentalist Holy War. Green Triangle." Now if Clinton would only wake up to his drug war support of murder in Colombia.

List of 62 People Granted Clemency. 18 drug-related. Politics 101. Holy wars. Drug War = fundamentalist Holy War. Green Triangle.

List of 62 People Granted Clemency. 18 drug-related. Politics 101. Holy wars. Drug War = fundamentalist Holy War. Green Triangle.

There are some new links after this welcome news. Those links are from a section called "Politics 101. Drug War = fundamentalist Holy War. Green Triangle." Now if Clinton would only wake up to his drug war support of murder in Colombia.


Title: List of 62 People Granted Clemency [18 drug-related]

Summary: The 62 people granted clemency Friday by President Clinton, with the year sentenced and offense, according to the Justice Department:


Source: AP Online

Date: 12/22/2000 17:31

Price: Free

Document Size: Short (1 or 2 pages)

Document ID: ED20001222090000019

Subject(s): President, White House, Advisers

Executive Branch (U.S. government)

Author(s): The Associated Press

Document Type: Articles & General info



List of 62 People Granted Clemency


Story Filed: Friday, December 22, 2000 5:31 PM EST

The 62 people granted clemency Friday by President Clinton, with the year sentenced and offense, according to the Justice Department:

Commutations of sentence:

--Dorothy Marie Gaines, Alabama, March 1995, conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and possession with intent to distribute, cocaine base.

--Bobby Franklin Griffin, Missouri., December 1997, bribery, mail fraud.

--Kemba Niambi Smith, Virginia, April 1995, conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base, conspiracy to engage in money laundering, making false statements to an agent of the United States.

Pardons (59):

--Jimmy Lee Allen, Everton, Ark., September 1990, false statements to agency of United States.

--Virgil Lamoin Baker, Swansea, Ill., July 1959, violation of the Military Training and Service Act.

--Garran Dee Barker, North Little Rock, Ark., December 1986, conspiracy to commit bank and wire fraud.

--Nancy M. Baxter, Vansant, Va., May 1990, tax evasion and filing a false amended tax return.

--Charles N. Besser, Chicago, October 1985, mail fraud.

--Harlan Richard Billings, Stonington, Maine, August 1985, conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute is excess of 1,000 pounds of marijuana.

--Edward Raymond Birdseye, Chico, Calif., May 1992, unlawful use of a communication facility.

--Roscoe Crosby Blunt Jr., Shrewsbury, Mass., April 1945, Fraternization, Article of War 96.

--Charles Edward Boggs, Paragould, Ark., October 1977, receiving a stolen motor vehicle which was part of interstate commerce.

--Terry Coy Bonner, Hambleton, W.Va., July 1986, possession of an illegally made destructive device.

--Alfred Whitney Brown III, Covington, La., June 1992, illegal sale of wildlife by allowing hunting over a baited field.

--William Robert Carpenter, McMillan, Mich., November 1991, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

--Philip Vito DiGirolamo, Prunedale, Calif., June 1984, conspiracy to import marijuana, willfully subscribing to a false tax return.

--Peter Welling Dionis, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., May 1976, conspiracy, importation, and possession with intent to distribute hashish.

--Darrin Dean Dorn, July 1981, Iowa, conspiracy to damage property by means and use of an explosive.

--Peter Bailey Gimbel, New York, February 1991, conspiracy to distribute cocaine.

--Philip Joseph Grandmaison, Nashua, N.H., March 1996, mail fraud.

--Joe Robert Grist, Abilene, Texas, June 1990, misapplication of funds by a bank employee.

--LeRoy Kenneth Hartung Jr., Las Vegas, September 1986, interception of wire communications.

--Joseph Riddick Hendrick III, Charlotte, N.C., December 1997, mail fraud.

--Judd Blair Hirschberg, Chicago, July 1991, mail fraud.

--Robert Quinn Houston, Brandon, Miss., April 1986, conspiracy to obstruct commerce by extortion.

--Martin Joseph Hughes, Rocky River, Ohio, November 1987, aiding and abetting the falsification of union records, aiding and assisting in the submission of false tax records, making false statements to a government agency.

--Jere Wayne Johnson, Enid, Okla., September 1982, conspiracy to defraud the U.S. and Wield County, Okla., while serving as a county commissioner.

--Michael Thomas Johnson, d'Iberville, Miss., January 1987, filing false tax returns.

--Daniel Wayne Keys, Benton, Ark., September 1977, possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

--Larry Ray Killough, Searcy, Ark., June 1985, unlawful distribution of prescription drugs.

--Jack Kligman, Philadelphia, August 1985, conspiracy and mail fraud.

--Hector Osvaldo Labagnara, Beach Haven, N.J., January 1976, conspiracy to transport stolen motor vehicles in interstate commerce, to receive and sell stolen motor vehicles, to transport false vehicle registrations in interstate commerce, and to receive and dispose of false vehicle registrations; receipt and sale of stolen motor vehicles.

--Moses Jubilee Lestz (formerly known as Michael Eugene Lestz), Elkville, Ill., November 1982, forgery of U.S. savings bond.

--Leon Lee Liebscher, El Reno, Okla., August 1982, conspiracy to defraud the United States, tax evasion.

--Pierluigi Mancini, Alpharetta, Ga., October 1985, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.

--John Ross McCown Jr, Lincoln, Neb., January 1992, structuring of transactions to evade reporting requirements.

--Edward Francis McKenna III, Gulfport, Miss., January 1993, possession with intent to distribute anabolic steroids.

--Andrew Kirkpatrick Mearns III, Dallastown, Pa., March 1978, conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine.

--Ralph Eugene Meczyk, Illinois, September 1987 filing false partnership and individual federal income tax returns.

--Philip James Morin, Omaha, Neb., June 1984, distribution of cocaine.

--Thomas Edward Nash Jr., Asheville, N.C., August 1988, conspiracy to restrain interstate trade and commerce.

--Roger Lee Nelson, Omaha, Neb., August 1981, aiding and abetting mail fraud.

--Jose Rene Pineda-Martinez, Houston, April 1983, December 1983, May 1984, entering U.S. without inspection, transporting an illegal alien within the United States, transporting an illegal alien within the United States.

--John Russell Raup, Cohoes, N.Y., August 1984, larceny of government property and wrongful possession of marijuana,

--James William Rogers, Moncks Corner, S.C., January 1982, conspiracy to commit racketeering.

--George Wisham Roper, Norfolk, Va., May 1974, conspiracy to bribe public officials and to defraud the U.S. government.

--Daniel Rostenkowski, Chicago, April 1996, mail fraud (two counts).

--Dean Raymond Rush, Grapevine, Texas, April 1993, false statements on a loan application.

--Archibald R. Schaffer III, Arkansas, September 2000, violation of Meat Inspection Act.

--Anthony Andrew Schmidt, Hays, Kansas, June 1985, conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine.

--Stanley Sirote, Huntington, N.Y., September 1974, bribery of a public official.

--Dent Elwood Snider, Jr., Santa Cruz, Calif., March 1981, use of a telephone to facilitate the distribution of cocaine.

--James Lawrence Swisher, Greensboro, N.C., July 1977, obstruction of a criminal investigation.

--Larry Kalvy Thompson, Lubbock, Texas, May 1988, aiding and abetting misapplication of bank funds, misprision of a felony.

--Stephanie Marie Vetter, Riverdale, N.Y., July 1979, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

--Danny Ray Walker, Booneville, Ark., March 1975, interstate transportation of stolen property.

--Thomas Andrew Warren, Tallahassee, Fla., December 1975, conspiracy to import marijuana.

--Michael Lynn Weatherford, Laurens, S.C., January 1986, aiding and abetting interstate travel in aid of racketeering.

--Jack Weinstein, Las Vegas, July 1975, conspiracy and interstate transportation of stolen property.

--Robert Owen Wilson, Mooresville, N.C., July 1980, mail fraud.

--Charles Elvin Witherspoon, Lufkin, Texas, April 1977, embezzlement of bank funds.

--Charles Z. Yonce Jr., Edgefield, S.C., April 1988, conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and aiding and abetting therein.


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