Tuesday, August 30

President Obama Grants Commutations of 111 Individuals

Today, the President granted commutation of sentence to the following 111 individuals:

·         Malik Abuhamid Ibm Wakil Abdunafi – Baltimore, MD
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute at least 500 grams of cocaine, at least 50 grams of cocaine base (crack), heroin, and marijuana; distribution of cocaine and cocaine base (crack); distribution of heroin; possession with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine, at least five grams of cocaine base (crack), heroin, and marijuana; Middle District of Pennsylvania
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $100,000 forfeiture (August 31, 2007)



Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016, and obligation and payment of forfeiture remitted.

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·         Quentin C. Adams – St. Louis, MO
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (two counts); distribution of cocaine base; Western District of Missouri
Sentence: Life imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (June 15, 2005)

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


·         Sly Stallone Aikens – Hickory Grove, SC
Offense: Knowingly using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to, and possessing the firearm in furtherance of, a drug trafficking crime (two counts); District of South Carolina
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (April 29, 2005); amended to 235 months' imprisonment (September 28, 2006)

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

·         Michael Alexander – Charlotte, NC
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; Western District of North Carolina
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 23, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.

·         Alfonso Allen – Miami, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base (two counts); possession with intent to distribute cocaine, cocaine base and marijuana; possession of a short barreled shotgun in furtherance of a felony drug offense; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; possession of an unregistered short barreled shotgun; Southern District of Florida
Sentence: Life plus 10 years’ imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 25, 2009)

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

·         Brian Allen Altman – New Berlin, WI
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime (two counts); Western District of Virginia
Sentence: 480 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 23, 2007)

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


·         Maurice D. Ball –Kansas City, MO

Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Western District of Missouri
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (June 22, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.

·         John Franklin Banks – Lynchburg, VA
Offense: Continuing criminal enterprise; Western District of Virginia
Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $250 fine (January 14, 2000 (on remand))

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


·         Mancer L. Barrington, III – Norfolk, VA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; Eastern District of Virginia
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 7, 2009)

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


·         Tyrie Bell – Sauk Village, IL
Offense: Possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute; Northern District of Illinois
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release; $500 restitution (January 19, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.

·         Ronald Owen Bilbrey, Jr.  – Winter Haven, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to traffic in controlled substances; possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine (two counts); attempted possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; distribution of methamphetamine (three counts); possession of ephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (April 25, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.

·         Tremayne Kendrick Blackwell – Charlotte, NC
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute quantities of cocaine and cocaine base; Western District of North Carolina
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 18, 2009); amended to 240 months' imprisonment (November 3, 2015)

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


·         Corey Lyndell Blount – Houston, TX
Offense: Use of a communication facility in facilitating the commission of felonies under the Controlled Substance Act; continuing criminal enterprise; Western District of Louisiana
Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (October 27, 1999)

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


·         Ronald Lee Blount, Jr. – Houston, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; use of a communication facility in facilitating the commission of felonies under the Controlled Substance Act; Western District of Louisiana
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 9, 1999)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Jerome Lee Borders – Statesville, NC
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; conspiracy to commit money laundering; Western District of North Carolina
Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 6, 2002 )

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


·         Brad Bradley Bradford – Tampa, FL
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine; Middle District of Georgia
Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (November 6, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Charles Lee Brandon – Bay City, MI

Offense: Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base; Eastern District of Michigan
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (December 22, 2008)

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

·         Walter Breland – Statesville, NC
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine base; possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime; felon in possession of a firearm; Southern District of Indiana
Sentence: 420 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (February 12, 2003)

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


·         Eugene Kenneth Brinson – Newark, NJ
Offense: Possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; possess with intent to distribute cocaine hydrochloride & heroin; possess with intent to distribute marijuana; Eastern District of Virginia
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 8, 2006)

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


·         Roosevelt Brockington – Fort Lauderdale, FL
Offense: Distribution in excess of five grams of cocaine base; Middle District of Georgia
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 15, 2007)

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


·         Derrick Lewis Bynum – Hyattsville, MD
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute controlled substances; use of a communications device to facilitate narcotics trafficking (three counts); possession with intent to distribute controlled substances (two counts); possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; District of Maryland
Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 19, 2006)

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


·         Juan Benito Calbo-Gomez – Corpus Christi, TX
Offense:         1. Conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute cocaine

                        and cocaine base (crack) and marijuana; Eastern District of Texas

2. Supervised release violation (possession with intent to distribute marijuana); Eastern District of Texas

Sentence:        1. 210 months' imprisonment; five years’ supervised release (October 17, 2006); amended to 168 months’ imprisonment (November 1, 2014)            

2. 18 months' imprisonment (February 15, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Joseph J. Campbell – Summerville, SC
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine and cocaine base; unlawful use of communication facility to facilitate drug trafficking activity; District of South Carolina
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 14, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Eugene Carlton – Decatur, GA
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; Northern District of Georgia
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 1, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Shannon Cave – Bronx, NY
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base; Western District of Virginia
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 13, 2005)

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


·         Fred Charles, Jr.  – Stopover, KY
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 500 grams of cocaine; use of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime; Western District of Virginia
Sentence: 248 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $500 fine (April 4, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Duane Clasen – Evansville, WI

Offense:         1. Distribution of approximately 6.85 grams of methamphetamine (mixture), after having previously been convicted of one or more felony drug offenses; Northern District of Iowa

2. Supervised release violation (distribution of amphetamine); Northern District of Iolwa

Sentence:        1. 200 months' imprisonment (July 25, 2003)                

2. 36 months' imprisonment (consecutive); six years’ supervised release; $6,142.75 restitution (October 29, 1999)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 15, 2017, and unpaid balance of restitution obligation remitted.

·         Clarence Douglas Coakley – Dermott, AR
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute cocaine and cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base (two counts); Eastern District of North Carolina
Sentence: Life plus 360 months’ imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 9, 1996)

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


·         Merlin Coleman – Chicago, IL
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance; use of a communication facility to facilitate the commission of the distribution of a controlled substance (three counts); possession with intent to distribute cocaine; Northern District of Illinois
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 9, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Barry Renfold Cooley – Los Angeles, CA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute narcotics; District of Nebraska
Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (December 29, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Travis Dwaine Corley – Blackville, SC
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base and a quantity of cocaine; District of South Carolina
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 23, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Warren Dean Cornett – Houston, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute in excess of five kilograms of cocaine and in excess of 50 grams cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute in excess of 500 grams of cocaine; possess with intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of cocaine base; Southern District of Texas
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 27, 1998)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Bobby Richard Cotton, Jr.  – Tampa, 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; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 3, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Jessee Dane Cox – Crumpler, NC
Offense: Conspiracy to possess methamphetamine; Western District of Virginia
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 26, 2009)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Aubrey Jermaine Cummings – Miami, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute at least 50 grams of cocaine base and at least five kilograms of cocaine hydrochloride; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 8, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Eddie James Davis – Bedford, OH
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Northern District of Ohio
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 28, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Henry Deleon – Corpus Christi, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute approximately 2.22 kilograms of a mixture or a substance containing methamphetamine; aiding and abetting the possession with intent to distribute approximately 2.22 kilograms of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine; Southern District of Texas
Sentence: Life imprisonment  (December 15, 2006)

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


·         James Dillehay – Akron, OH
Offense: Conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine; Northern District of Ohio
Sentence: Life imprisonment  (September 10, 1993)

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


·         William R. Downs – Daytona Beach, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession of cocaine base with intent to distribute; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: 260 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 2, 2001)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Jarrett Dunn – Cleveland, TN
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess more than 50 grams cocaine base; conspiracy to distribute and possess more than five kilograms of cocaine hydrochloride; possession with intent to distribute more than five grams cocaine base; Eastern District of Tennessee
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 19, 2005)

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


·         Robert Anthony Eberhart – Garner, NC
Offense: Distribution of cocaine base; possession of a firearm during drug trafficking; Middle District of North Carolina
Sentence: 468 months’ imprisonment, five years’ supervised release (February 1, 2005); amended to 420 months' imprisonment (November 28, 2012)

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


·         Darryl Dewayne Edwards – Port Arthur, TX
Offense: Attempt to manufacture 50 grams or more of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; possession of a firearm by a felon; Eastern District of Texas
Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (November 19, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Darryl Ellis – Fort Pierce, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; aiding and abetting; Middle District of Alabama
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 26, 1996)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Mark Foster – Waterford Works, NJ
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; carrying or possessing a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: Life plus 60 months’ imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (July 12, 2002)

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


·         Craig William Frazier – Great Falls, MT
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute marijuana; possession with intent to distribute marijuana; District of Montana
Sentence: 480 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (December 14, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Ricardo Gallardo – Rockford, IL
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute, and possess with intent to distribute, five kilograms or more of cocaine and one kilogram or more of heroin; distribution of 2,006 grams of cocaine; possession with intent to distribute 6.02 kilograms of cocaine and 996.9 grams of heroin; money laundering; engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity; Northern District of Illinois
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $500 fine (December 16, 2005); amended to 292 months' imprisonment (November 1, 2014)

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


·         Jason Gardner – Fort Worth, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base; Western District of Texas
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (March 27, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Ricky Lamont Garrett – Waco, TX
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute at least 50 grams of "crack" cocaine; Western District of Texas
Sentence: 224 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (March 28, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016, and unpaid balance of $1,000 fine remitted.


·         Orfil Javier Garza – Pacoima, CA
Offense: Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute; carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking offense; District of Utah
Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (January 13, 2010)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Antonio Jevon Gayden – Chicago, IL
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute, and/or aid and abet the possession with intent to distribute five grams or more but less than 50 grams of cocaine base after having been previously convicted of a felony drug offense; conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base after having been previously convicted of a felony drug offense; Northern District of Iowa
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 16, 2009)

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


·         Mark Francis Glidden – Clear Lake, IA
Offense: Manufacture and attempt to manufacture five grams or more of methamphetamine (actual) after a prior conviction for a felony drug offense; Northern District of Iowa
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (October 22, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Quincy Allen Goins – Madison, TN
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of cocaine base; Eastern District of Tennessee
Sentence: Life imprisonment (March 14, 2001)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2017.


·         David Gonzalez – Houston, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; aiding and abetting the distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base; aiding and abetting the possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Southern District of Texas
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 26, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 31, 2017.


·         Elliott Gray – Baltimore, MD
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, and aiding and abetting; District of Maryland
Sentence: 188 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (August 24, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Randolph S. Gustave – Albuquerque, NM
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute in excess of 1,000 kilograms of marijuana; conspiracy to launder monetary instruments (two counts); Western District of Pennsylvania
Sentence: 324 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (June 21, 2001); amended to 262 months' imprisonment (November 1, 2015)

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


·         Ali Reno Harden – Dublin, GA
Offense: Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; possession of a firearm having an obliterated serial number; possession with intent to distribute more than five grams of cocaine base; possession of a firearm during the commission of a drug trafficking crime; possession of marijuana; Southern District of Georgia
Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release; $5,000 fine (February 19, 2009)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016, and unpaid balance of $5,000 fine remitted.


·         Ronnie Lorenzo Hardy – Chipley, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; principal to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; unlawful possession of a firearm; possession of a firearm during a felony drug offense; Northern District of Florida
Sentence: Life plus 60 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (September 19, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 270 months' imprisonment.


·         Charles Harrison  – Natchez, MS
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Southern District of Mississippi
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $1,500 fine (October 25, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Jason Thomas Haslip – Las Vegas, NV
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute in excess of 500 grams of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDA or Ecstasy); aiding and abetting possession with intent to distribute 87 capsules and 1,419 tablets of Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDA or Ecstasy); aiding and abetting possession with intent to distribute 27 grams of methamphetamine; District of Minnesota
Sentence: 324 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 17, 2004); amended to 262 months' imprisonment (November 1, 2015)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Monroe Herring – Greensboro, NC
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine and cocaine base; Western District of North Carolina
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 26, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Emmanuel Herron – Stella, MO
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 56.63 grams of crack cocaine; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; Northern District of Iowa
Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 22, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Marvin K. Holloway – District Heights, MD
Offense: Unlawful possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; District of Columbia
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (November 21, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Cory Lamonte Huddleston – St. Louis, MO
Offense: Possession with the intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of cocaine base; Eastern District of Missouri
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 20, 2009)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Kevin Huff – New Orleans, LA
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession with the intent to distribute cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; Eastern District of Louisiana
Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (September 26, 2001); amended to 275 months' imprisonment (November 3, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Jose Jasso, Jr. – Progreso, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; Southern District of Texas
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $10,000 fine (June 27, 1997)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016, and unpaid balance of $10,000 fine remitted.


·         Isaac Simmons Johnson – Macclenny, FL
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (May 27, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Samuel Latrell Johnson – Odessa, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance; Western District of Texas
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 17, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Theodore Johnson – Rock Island, IL
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base; Southern District of Illinois
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $5,000 fine (May 19, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016, and unpaid balance of $5,000 fine remitted.


·         Walter Johnson – Tampa, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; distributing 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 30, 2000)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Tony Lamont Jones – Portsmouth, VA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute a mixture or substance containing cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base; Eastern District of Virginia
Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (January 29, 1998); amended to 360 months' imprisonment (August 28, 2015)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         James Howard Jones – Cartersville, GA
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; aided and abetted possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Northern District of Georgia
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 5, 1997); amended to 324 months' imprisonment (November 2, 2015)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Dirk Ladson – Bronx, NY
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute a mixture and substance containing cocaine and cocaine base; Eastern District of Virginia
Sentence: 328 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (January 12, 1995)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Mark Lanzilotti – Sewell, NJ
Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture, distribute, and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; manufacture of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting; Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 4, 2002); amended to 360 months' imprisonment (August 7, 2006)

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


·         Michael Freeman Lattimore – Lawndale, NC
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Western District of North Carolina
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 30, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Gary L. Lynch – Rocky Mount, NC
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base (crack) and cocaine; Eastern District of North Carolina
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $1,200 restitution (April 30, 2001)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Emmanuel Obi Maduka – Detroit, MI
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin; conspiracy to import heroin; Southern District of New York
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 11, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Larry Martin – Chicago, IL
Offense: Drug conspiracy; Northern District of Illinois
Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (August 12, 1993)

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


·         Rudy Martinez – Chicago, IL
Offense: Conspiracy; continuing criminal enterprise; drug distribution (two counts); use of a communication facility in commission of a crime (three counts); interstate travel in aid of racketeering enterprises; Northern District of Illinois
Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (April 23, 1992)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Victor Eugene Mason – Washington, NC
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of five kilograms or more of cocaine; District of South Carolina
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 11, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Rodney R. McCain – Suitland, MD
Offense: Distribution and possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; felon in possession of a firearm; District of Maryland
Sentence: 200 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (September 14, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Kenneth Russell McCoy – Council Bluffs, IA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine; Southern District of Iowa
Sentence: 216 months' imprisonment; seven years' supervised release (September 24, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         London Archie McRae – West End, NC
Offense: Possessed with intent to distribute cocaine base (crack); Middle District of North Carolina
Sentence: 280 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (May 29, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Danielle Bernard Metz – New Orleans, LA
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute cocaine; continuing criminal enterprise; possession with intent to distribute cocaine hydrochloride; laundering of monetary instruments; Eastern District of Louisiana
Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (December 15, 1993)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Hal Q. Mincy – Cleveland, OH
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base (crack); Northern District of Ohio
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 15, 2001)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Joseph Newton – Savannah, GA
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute controlled substances; use of a communication facility; Southern District of Georgia
Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (February 19, 1992); amended to 360 months' imprisonment (November 1, 2014)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         James Clinton Patterson, Jr. – Concord, NC
Offense: Possessed with intent to distribute cocaine base (crack); Middle District of North Carolina
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (February 12, 2002)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Raeanna Mae Paxton – Casper, WY
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; Southern District of Iowa
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (July 10, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Leon Perry – Metter, GA
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute a quantity of cocaine base and a quantity of cocaine hydrochloride; Southern District of Georgia
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $2,500 fine (December 10, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, and unpaid balance of $2,500 fine remitted, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Michael D. Points – Louisville, KY
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Western District of Kentucky
Sentence: 180 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (December 5, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Albert Randolph – St. Louis, MO
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base; Eastern District of Missouri
Sentence: 160 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (July 1, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Gregory Augusta Ransom, II – Panama City, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base and cocaine; Northern District of Florida
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 6, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
             

·         Darryl Lamar Reed – San Leandro, CA
Offense: Manufacture and possession with intent to distribute crack and possession with intent to distribute cocaine and aiding and abetting; Northern District of California
Sentence: 420 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $50,000 fine (January 29, 1990)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Tommy Rice – Spartanburg, SC
Offense: Aiding and abetting in the commission of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine; District of South Carolina
Sentence: Life imprisonment, 10 years’ supervised release (January 6, 2004)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Daxtrell D. Robinson – Champaign, IL
Offense: Possession of 50 grams or more of cocaine base (crack); Central District of Illinois
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 25, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Uriah Alfred Rose – Miami, FL
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of crack cocaine; Southern District of Florida
Sentence: 188 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (June 7, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Calvin Dwayne Sangster – St. Louis, MO
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (crack); Eastern District of Missouri
Sentence: 188 months' imprisonment; four years' supervised release (November 30, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Martez Lamont Sherrod – Greenville, NC
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base and more than 500 grams of cocaine; possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; Eastern District of North Carolina
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 12, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a expire on December 28, 2016.


·         George E. Smith – Riviera Beach, FL
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute less than five grams of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school; possession with intent to distribute a detectable amount of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school; Southern District of Florida
Sentence: 235 months' imprisonment; 12 years' supervised release (December 8, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Lue Gene Swarn – Dallas, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine; use of a communication facility to facilitate the commission of a drug felony; Eastern District of Texas
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 4, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         John Western Thomas – Albion, MI
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute more than 100 grams of cocaine base; Western District of Michigan
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (February 22, 2006)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Timothy L. Tyler – St. Petersburg, FL
Offense: Possession with intent to deliver LSD; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute LSD; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: Life imprisonment  (July 19, 1994)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Norman Eugene Van Zee – Highmore, SD
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance; District of South Dakota
Sentence: 292 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 20, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Gracie Walker – Granbury, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance; Northern District of Texas
Sentence: 290 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (July 27, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Derrick Waller – St. Louis, MO

Offense:         1. Supervised release violation (possession of an unregistered firearm and distribution of cocaine); Eastern District of Missouri

2. Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (crack); Eastern District of Missouri

Sentence:        1. 36 months' imprisonment (July 17, 2007)

2. 188 months' imprisonment (concurrent to the unserved part of the 36-month sentence); four years' supervised release (November 2, 2007)

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

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Patrick Willard – Greensboro, NC
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Eastern District of Kentucky
Sentence: 327 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 8, 2007)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Christopher White – Anderson, SC
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute narcotics; distribution and possession of narcotics with intent to distribute; aiding and abetting; District of Maryland
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $1 fine (July 30, 1999); amended to 289 months' imprisonment (November 1, 2014)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Daniel Williams – Schenectady, NY
Offense: Conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine and cocaine base; Northern District of New York
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 2, 2008)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Jonathan Carnell Williams – Washington, DC
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base (crack); District of Maryland
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (May 6, 2003)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 28, 2016.


·         Levi Wilson – Denver, CO
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, cocaine base and to use a place where cocaine base is manufactured, distributed and used; District of Wyoming
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 3, 2005)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.


·         Richard Van Winrow – Los Angeles, CA
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute a narcotic drug controlled substance; felon in possession of a firearm; Central District of California
Sentence: Life imprisonment  (December 6, 1989)

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 30, 2017.

·         Raul S. Zavala – Spokane, WA
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine; use of a communication facility to facilitate the commission of a felony; Eastern District of Washington
Sentence: Life imprisonment  (April 18, 2006)

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

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