Saturday, September 3, 2016
It is reported that Governor Asa Hutchinson has granted 5 pardons and denied an additional 22 clemency requests. KTHV reports "all those who have been pardoned have completed all required jail time." Among the offenses addressed in the pardons: violation of Arkansas' hot check law, shoplifting and criminal trespassing; manslaughter; theft of property; filing a false police report and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident. See story here.