Thursday, June 6, 2013
Arkansas Now reports that Governor Mike Beebe has announced his intent to grant seven pardons. Beebe also denied 61 clemency requests. The seven recipients have all "completed all jail time, fulfilled all parole-and-probationary requirements and paid all fines related to their sentences." Among the offenses addressed in the pardons: Possession of Methamphetamine, Carrying a Weapon, Theft of Property, Burglary, Possession of Cocaine, Breaking and Entering, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Controlled Substances and Possession of Stolen Property. See story here.