Thursday, August 14, 2014
Governor Mike Beebe has granted one commutation and six pardons. 47 additional clemency requests were denied. Beebe commuted a term of 150 years to a term of 80 years in the Department of Correction. Pardons were granted for Manufacture of Marijuana, Theft of Property, Forgery, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Controlled Substances and Drug Paraphernalia.and Possession of Methamphetamine and Drug Paraphernalia. Per usual, all terms of the applicants have been completed and there have been no further criminal-law violations. There are no law-enforcement objections to the application. See story here.