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President George W. Bush Granted Pardons to the Following 11 Individuals

WASHINGTON, D.C. President George W. Bush granted pardons to the following 11 individuals:

Carl Eugene Cantrell Monteagle, Tennessee

Offense: Violation of Internal Revenue Service liquor laws; 26 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.

Sentence: July 25, 1967; Eastern District of Tennessee; three years probation.

Charles Winston Carter Hanna City, Illinois

Offense: Conspiracy to steal property of the United States; 18 U.S.C. 371 and 641.

Sentence: September 25, 1964; Southern (now now Central) District of Illinois; two years probation.

Harper James Finucan Charleston, South Carolina

Offense: Possession with intent to distribute marijuana; 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1).

Sentence: April 9, 1980; District of South Carolina; 39 months imprisonment; five years special parole.

Bobby Frank Kay, Sr. Suffolk, Virginia

Offense: Operation of an illegal distillery; 26 U.S.C. 5174, 5606, 5216, 5686(b), and 7302.

Sentence: May 13, 1959; Eastern District of Virginia; two years incarceration; $1,003 fine.

Melvin L. McKee Surprise, Arizona

Offense: Conspiracy to make and cause the making of false statements in loan applications; aiding and abetting the making of a materially false statement in a loan application; 18 U.S.C. 371, 1014, and 2.

Sentence: May 17, 1982; District of Nevada; five years probation conditioned upon performance of 400 hours of community service and payment of a $2,500 fine.

Charles Elis McKinley Pall Mall, Tennessee Offense: Violation of Internal Revenue Service liquor laws; 26 U.S.C. 1185 (as in effect in 1950).

Sentence: June 5, 1950; Middle District of Tennessee; two years probation.

Donald Lee Pendergrass Ramona, California

Offense: Bank robbery by use of a dangerous weapon; 18 U.S.C. 2113(a) and (d).

Sentence: February 4, 1964; Southern District of California; 12 years imprisonment.

Charles Blurford Power Fort Pierce, Florida

Offense: Interstate transportation of a stolen motor vehicle; 18 U.S.C. 408 (1940 edition).

Sentence: April 2, 1948; Northern District of Georgia; one year and one day imprisonment.

John Gregory Schillace Hammond, Louisiana

Offense: Conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute; 21 U.S.C. 846.

Sentence: May 11, 1988, amended February 21, 1989; Eastern District of Louisiana; twenty months imprisonment; three years supervised release, as amended.

Wendy Rose St. Charles Denver, Colorado

Offense: Conspiracy to conduct a narcotics enterprise, and distribution of cocaine; 18 U.S.C. 1962(d), and 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1).

Sentence: August 10, 1984; Northern District of Illinois; four years imprisonment; four years special parole; and four years probation, to run consecutively to the term of imprisonment.

Jimmy Lee Williams Mesquite, Texas

Offense: False statement on a loan application; 18 U.S.C. 1014.

Sentence: June 26, 1995; Northern District of Texas; five years probation and $5,000 fine.

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