FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2004
TDD (202) 514-1888
PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH GRANTED PARDONS
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President George W. Bush granted pardons to the following six individuals on November 17, 2004:
Meredith Elizabeth Casares Kansas City, Kansas
Offense: Embezzlement of U.S. Postal Service funds; 18 U.S.C. §641.
Sentence: March 27, 1989; District of Kansas; five years probation, conditioned upon payment of $1,534.33 restitution.
Gerald Douglas Ficke Lincoln, Nebraska
Offense: Structuring currency transactions to evade reporting requirements; 31 U.S.C. §§5324(3) and 5322(a); 18 U.S.C. §2.
Sentence: March 9, 1992; District of Nebraska; three years probation with the special conditions of 700 hours of community service and a $2,500 fine.
Richard Arthur Morse Rowley, Massachusetts
Offense: Interstate transportation of a stolen motor vehicle; 18 U.S.C. §2312.
Sentence: January 28, 1963; Southern District of Mississippi; five months in jail; four years and seven months probation.
Fred Dale Pitzer Xenia, Ohio
Offense: Interstate transportation of falsely made securities; 18 U.S.C. §2314.
Sentence: April 15, 1976; Southern District of Ohio; three years imprisonment.
Cecil John Rhodes Dallas, Texas
Offense: Making a materially false statement in a loan application to a federally insured bank; 18 U.S.C. §1014.
Sentence: December 11, 1981; Northern District of Texas; six months in jail; two years and six months probation; $7,043.40 restitution.
Russell Don Sell Independence, Missouri
Offense: Aiding and abetting the making of a false statement to a credit institution; 18 U.S.C. §§1014 and 2.
Sentence: June 12, 1995; District of Kansas; three years probation; $2,006.98 restitution.