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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

President Obama Grants Commutation

WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, President Barack Obama granted clemency to the following individual:

• Ceasar Huerta Cantu, also known as Cesar Huerta Cantu – Katy, Texas
Offenses:  Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana;
money laundering (Western District of Virginia)
Sentence:  180 months’ imprisonment (as amended), five years’ supervised release
(May 11, 2006)
Commutation Grant:  Prison sentence commuted to 138 months’ imprisonment

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Updated September 15, 2014