List of 62 People Granted Clemency. 18 drug-related. Politics 101. Holy
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List of 62 People Granted Clemency. 18 drug-related. Politics 101. Holy wars.
Drug War = fundamentalist Holy War. Green Triangle.
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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
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.
--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
--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
--Philip Joseph Grandmaison, Nashua, N.H., March 1996, mail fraud.
--Joe Robert Grist, Abilene, Texas, June 1990, misapplication of funds by a
--LeRoy Kenneth Hartung Jr., Las Vegas, September 1986, interception of wire
--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
--Daniel Wayne Keys, Benton, Ark., September 1977, possession with intent to
--Larry Ray Killough, Searcy, Ark., June 1985, unlawful distribution of
--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
--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
--Archibald R. Schaffer III, Arkansas, September 2000, violation of Meat
--Anthony Andrew Schmidt, Hays, Kansas, June 1985, conspiracy to possess and
--Stanley Sirote, Huntington, N.Y., September 1974, bribery of a public
--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
--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
--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
--Charles Z. Yonce Jr., Edgefield, S.C., April 1988, conspiracy to possess
with intent to distribute cocaine and aiding and abetting therein.