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NEWS ADVISORY

PRESIDENT GRANTS PARDONS


WASHINGTON, D.C.- President Clinton today granted pardons to 37 individuals. Attached is a list of those persons.


PARDONS GRANTED BY PRESIDENT CLINTON:

December 23, 1999

Name District Sentenced Offense
Meredith Marcus Appleton, II W. D. Okla. 1990 Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and to distribute cocaine, 21 U.S.C.  846.
Steven Laurence Barnett E. D. Calif. 1987 Misapplication of bank funds and aiding and abetting the same, 18 U.S.C.  2 and 657.
Russell Carl Clifton N. D. Calif. 1977 Transmission of a false distress signal, 47 U.S.C.  325 (misdemeanor).
Albert McMullen Cox S. D. Ga. 1987 Bribery of a public official, 18 U.S.C.  201(b).
Bernard Earl Crandall C. D. Ill. 1985 Theft from interstate shipment, 18 U.S.C.  659.
Eugene Harold Del Carlo N. D. Calif. 1979 Misdemeanor conspiracy and blackmail, 18 U.S.C.  371 and 873.
Kenneth Lee Deusterman D. Minn. 1991 Misdemeanor false statement to HUD, 18 U.S.C.  1012.
Frank Allen Els E. D. Wash. 1976 Possession of an unregistered firearm, 26 U.S.C.  5861(d).
Arthur Neil Evans N. D. Calif. 1954 Protecting and assisting a deserter from the U.S. Army, 18 U.S.C.  1381.
Elizabeth Marie Frederick (fka Elizabeth Sigmon) D. So. Dak. 1987 Distribution and possession with intent to distribute cocaine, 21 U.S.C.  841(a)(1).
Jackie Lynn Gano N. D. Iowa 1976 Receiving money or benefits through transactions of federal credit institution with intent to defraud while officer or employee of institution, 18 U.S.C.  1006.
Daniel Clifton Gilmour, Jr. D. So. Car. 1985 Importation of marijuana, 21 U.S.C.  952(a), 960, 963, and 18 U.S.C.  2.
Michael Lee Gilmour D. So. Car. 1985 Importation of marijuana, 21 U.S.C.  952(a), 960, 963, and 18 U.S.C.  2.
Theodore Avram Goodman S. D. Calif. 1981 Unauthorized sale of government property, 18 U.S.C.  641.
Michael Charles Jorgensen D. N. Mex. 1981 Misprision of a felony, 18 U.S.C.  4.
Leonard Charles Kampf E. D. Va. 1990 Conveyance of government property without authority, 18 U.S.C.  641.

PARDONS GRANTED BY PRESIDENT CLINTON:

December 23, 1999

Name District Sentenced Offense
Kenneth Marshall Knull Navy general court-martial 1976 Disobeying a lawful general order, negligently suffering destruction of military property, negligently hazarding two Naval vessels, Articles 92, 108, and 110, UCMJ.
Reza Arabian Maleki D. No. Dak. 1984 Conspiracy to make false statements to INS; making of false statements to INS, and aiding and abetting the same, 18 U.S.C.  2, 371, and 1001.
William Ronald McGuire E. D. N.Y. 1978 Income tax evasion, 26 U.S.C.  7201.
Freddie Meeks Navy general court-martial 1944 Making a mutiny during wartime.
Steven Dwayne Miller E. D. Tex. 1985 Possession of counterfeit Federal Reserve notes with intent to sell or otherwise use same, 18 U.S.C.  474.
Jodie David Moreland W. D. La. 1987 Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, 21 U.S.C.  841(a)(1), 841(b)(6), and 846.
Lloyd Robert Odell E. D. Wash. 1983 Theft of government property, 18 U.S.C.  641.
John Richard Palubicki E. D. Wis. 1988 Conspiracy to defraud the IRS; income tax evasion, 18 U.S.C.  371 and 26 U.S.C.  7201.
Patricia Ann Palubicki E. D. Wis. 1988 Conspiracy to defraud the IRS; income tax evasion, 18 U.S.C.  371 and 26 U.S.C.  7201.
Mark Edwin Pixley Oregon 1991 Aiding in the manufacture, by cultivation, of marijuana, 21 U.S.C.  841(a)(1) and 18 U.S.C.  2.
Theodore Alfred Rhone District of Columbia 1987 Wire fraud and aiding and abetting same, 18 U.S.C.  2 and 1343.
Warren David Samet S. D. Fla. 1968 Transporting, concealing, and facilitating the transportation of marijuana that was acquired without paying the tax imposed, 26 U.S.C.  4744(a)(2).
Steven Elliott Skorman N. D. Ga. 1972 Distributing lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), 21 U.S.C.  841(a)(1).
Ronald Marsh Smith Army general court-martial 1977 Stealing mail matter, Article 134, UCMJ.

PARDONS GRANTED BY PRESIDENT CLINTON:

December 23, 1999

Name District Sentenced Offense
Richard Beauchamp Steele S. D. Tex. 1989 Conspiracy to eliminate competition by fixing prices in interstate commerce, 15 U.S.C.  1.
Christine Ann Summerbell (fka Christine Ann McKeown) W. D. Wis. 1984 Theft of mail by postal employee, 18 U.S.C.  1709.
Robert A. Suvino W. D. Ark. 1988 Conspiracy to commit mail fraud and mail fraud, 18 U.S.C.  371 and 1341.
Daniel Larry Thomas, Jr. N. D. Ohio 1987 Illegal use of a communication facility to distribute cocaine, 21 U.S.C.  843.
Howard Edwin Walraven W. D. Ark. 1968 Theft from an interstate shipment, 18 U.S.C.  659.
Martin Harry Wesenberg E. D. Wis. 1964 Willfully failing to pay the special occupational tax on wagering, and aiding and abetting same, 26 U.S.C.  7203 and 18 U.S.C.  2 (misdemeanor).
Virgil Edwin West N. D. Okla. 1982 Mail fraud, 18 U.S.C.  2 and 1341.


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