Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Governor Mike Beebe - one of the nation's most frequent and consistent pardoning governors - has announced 9 pardons. In addition, 59 clemency requests were denied. Per usual, the 9 recipients "have completed all jail time, fulfilled all parole-and-probationary requirements and paid all fines related to their sentences." Per usual, there are "no law-enforcement objections. Among the offenses addressed in the pardons: Delivery of cocaine, domestic battery, theft of property, breaking or entering, possession of controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, disorderly conduct.