Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Governor Mike Beebe, who routinely grants pardons without controversy, has announced his intent to grant seven pardons. Beebe also denied 54 clemency requests. The seven applicants "have completed all jail time, fulfilled all parole-and-probationary requirements and paid all fines related to their sentences." Among the offense addressed in the pardons: Burglary, Theft of Property, Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Methamphetamine, Hot Check, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver. See more information here.