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President George W. Bush Grants Pardons and Commutation

WASHINGTON On March 24, 2008, President George W. Bush granted pardons to 15 individuals and a commutation of sentence to one individual. The individuals are listed below:

PARDONS:

-William L. Baker --Spokane, Washington

Offense: Distribution of a controlled substance, 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1), 841(b)(2); falsifying records, 21 U.S.C. 827(a)(3), 843(a)(4).

Sentence: July 15, 1980; District of Wyoming; 24 months imprisonment, one year special parole.

-George Francis Bauckham --Oak Ridge, New Jersey

Offense: Unlawful detention, delay and secretion of mail by postal employee; 18 U.S.C. 1703(a).

Sentence: May 16, 1958; District of New Jersey; five years probation and $100 fine.

-Kenneth Charles Britt --White City, Kansas

Offense: Conspiracy to violate federal and state fish and wildlife laws; 18 U.S.C. 371.

Sentence: November 12, 1998; District of Kansas; three years probation and restitution of $8,250.

-William Bruce Butt --London, Kentucky

Offense: Bank embezzlement; 18 U.S.C. 656.

Sentence: June 20, 1990; Eastern District of Kentucky; three years probation.

-Mariano Garza Caballero --Brownsville, Texas

Offense: Dealing in firearms without a federal firearms license; 18 U.S.C. 922(a)(1) and (2).

Sentence: November 1, 1984; Southern District of Texas; 34 days imprisonment, four years probation, and a $1,000 fine.

-Anthony C. Foglio, aka Tony Foley, --Santee, California

Offense: Distribution of marijuana; 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1).

Sentence: October 15, 1996; Northern District of West Virginia; three years probation.

-Marvin Robert Foster --Boca Raton, Florida

Offense: False statement in connection with a Federal Housing Administration loan; 18 U.S.C. 1010.

Sentence: January 19, 1968; District of Rhode Island; one year probation and a $3,500 fine.

-Carl Harry Hachmeister --Denton, Texas

Offense: Conspiracy (to commit wire and mail fraud); 18 U.S.C. 371.

Sentence: January 22, 1985; District of Utah; three years probation and $39,330 restitution.

-William Marcus McDonald --Wetumpka, Alabama

Offense: Distribution of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, use of cocaine, possession of cocaine, use of marijuana; Article 134, U.C.M.J.

Sentence: May 2, 1984; U.S. Air Force general court-martial convened at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia; four years confinement at hard labor, forfeiture of $300 pay per month for four years, reduction in rank to basic airman, and a bad conduct discharge.

-Robert Michael Milroy --Cinnaminson, New Jersey

Offense: Importation of heroin; 21 U.S.C. 960(a)(1), 952(a), and 843(b).

Sentence: April 2, 1975; Eastern District of Virginia; seven and one-half years imprisonment, six years special parole, and three years probation.

-Jerry Lynn Moldenhauer --Colorado Springs, Colorado

Offense: Knowingly selling migratory bird parts in violation of Migratory Bird Treaty Act; 16 U.S.C. 703 and 707(b).

Sentence: September 19, 1994; District of Colorado; three years probation and $1,000 fine.

-Thomas Donald Moldenhauer --Colorado Springs, Colorado

Offense: Knowingly selling migratory bird parts in violation of Migratory Bird Treaty Act; 16 U.S.C. 703 and 707(b).

Sentence: September 19, 1994; District of Colorado; three years probation and $1,000 fine.

-Richard James Putney, aka Richard James Putney Jr. -Woodbridge, Virginia

Offense: Aiding and abetting the escape of a prisoner; 18 U.S.C. 752(a) and 2.

Sentence: September 16, 1996; Northern District of West Virginia; one year of probation and a $100 fine.

-Timothy Alfred Thone --Woodbury, Minnesota

Offense: Making a false statement to the Department of Housing and Urban Development to obtain a mortgage loan; 18 U.S.C. 1010.

Sentence: September 18, 1987; District of Minnesota; two years probation, $1,500 fine.

-Lonnie Edward Two Eagle Sr. --Parmelee, South Dakota

Offense: Simple assault committed on an Indian reservation (misdemeanor); 18 U.S.C. 1153 and 113(e), now 18 U.S.C. 113(a)(5), as re-numbered and amended.

Sentence: October 6, 1976; District of South Dakota; two years probation.

COMMUTATION:

-Patricia Beckford --Portsmouth, Virginia

Offense: Conspiracy and attempt to distribute in excess of 50 grams of crack cocaine, 21 U.S.C. 846 and 841(a)(1), 853, 855; unauthorized use of food coupons, 7 U.S.C. 2024(b).

Sentence: April 27, 1992; Eastern District of Virginia; 276 months imprisonment; five years supervised release; $10,000 fine.

Terms of commutation: Sentence of imprisonment to expire on July 24, 2008; term of supervised release left intact and in effect with all its conditions.

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