FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2000(202) 514-2007
WWW.USDOJ.GOVTDD (202) 514-1888
PRESIDENT GRANTS CLEMENCY TO 12
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Clinton today granted pardons to 11 people and a commutation of sentence to one person. Attached is a list of those persons.
Name District SentencedOffense Glen David Curry S.D. Alabama November 1982Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine, distributing and possessing with intent to distribute cocaine, and using a telephone to facilitate distribution of cocaine, 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1), 843(b) and 846. Dave Meyer Hartson III E.D. Louisiana November 1993 Mail fraud, 18 U.S.C. 1341 and 2. Carl Edward Karstetter M.D.Pa. January 1992Conversion of government property; 18 U.S.C. 641. Donald Spencer Lewis S.D. Texas January 1991 False statements to a government agency, 18 U.S.C. 1001. Walter Sidney Orlinsky Maryland October 1982 Extortion under color of official right, 18 U.S.C. 1951. Howard Charles Peterson Nebraska September 1971 Embezzlement by a bank employee and making false entries in a bank's records, 18 U.S.C. 656 and 1005. Laurence John Silvi, II New Jersey March 1992 Conspiracy to bribe a union official, 18 U.S.C. 371; 29 U.S.C. 186. John Donald Vodde N.D. Indiana May 1989 Possession and distribution of cocaine, and aiding and abetting, 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1), and 18 U.S.C. 2. Melinda Kay Stewart Vodde Indiana May 1989 Distribution of cocaine, and aiding and abetting, 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1) and U.S.C. 2. Philip Donald Winn District of Columbia April 1994 Conspiracy to give illegal gratuities, 18 U.S.C. 371. Commutation of Sentence Vicki Lopez Lukis M.D. Florida
November 1997 Mail fraud, 18 U.S.C. 1341 and 1346.