Friday, March 11, 2016
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced his intent to grant nine pardons. He also denied 50 clemency requests. Per usual, applicants intended for pardons "have completed all jail time, fulfilled all parole and probationary requirements and paid all fines related to their sentences." Among the offenses involved: Grand larceny (felony), Violation of Arkansas Hot Check Law, theft of leased personal (felony), Manufacture, and delivery or possession of a controlled substance, marijuana (C felony).