WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Dec. 10, 2007, President George W. Bush granted pardons to the following 29 individuals: PARDONS: James Albert Bodendieck, Sr., New Athens, Illinois Offense: Interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle; 18 U.S.C. � 2312. Sentence: April 9, 1959; Southern District of Illinois; three years probation Jeffrey James Bruce, Chandler, Oklahoma Offense: Possession of stolen mail; 18 U.S.C. � 1708. Sentence: February 22, 1994; District of Hawaii; five years probation and $4,789 restitution. Charles Wayne Bryant, Sautee, Georgia Offense: Theft of United States mail matter by employee; 18 U.S.C. � 1709. Sentence: March 13, 1962; Northern District of Georgia; two years probation. Carleton Gregory Carpenter, Wayland, Massachusetts Offense: Making a false representation with respect to information required to be kept in the records of a person holding a federal firearms license; 18 U.S.C. �� 2 and 924(a). Sentence: May 20, 1981; Middle District of Florida; six months probation. John Edward Casto, Ripley, West Virginia Offense: Distribution of cocaine; 21 U.S.C. � 841(a)(1). Sentence: March 12, 1990; Northern District of West Virginia; six months house arrest followed by two years probation and payment of a $2,000 fine. Jackie Ray Clayborn, Deer, Arkansas Offense: Manufacturing marijuana; 21U.S.C. � 841(b)(1)(D). Sentence: August 31, 1993; Western District of Arkansas; five months imprisonment, two years supervised release, and a $3,000 fine. Debbie Sue Conklin, formerly known as Debbie Sue McAlevy, Douglas, Wyoming Offense: Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; 21 U.S.C. �� 846 and 841(a)(1). Sentence: November 16, 1990; District of Nebraska; five years probation. Charles Richard Fennell, Valencia, California Offense: False statement to a federally-insured financial institution; 18 U.S.C. � 1014. Sentence: October 25, 1995; Central District of California; three years probation, conditioned on payment of $22,113 in restitution and performance of 500 hours of community service. John Fornaby, Boynton Beach, Florida Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine; 21 U.S.C. � 846. Sentence: April 2, 1991; Southern District of Florida; three years imprisonment. Daniel Ray Freeman, Douglas, Georgia Offense: Violation of Internal Revenue liquor laws; 26 U.S.C. �� 5205(a)(2) and 5604(a)(1). Sentence: February 26, 1963, Southern District of Georgia; three years probation and a $350 fine. Thomas Dee Gandy, Wichita, Kansas Offense: Mail fraud affecting a financial institution; 18 U.S.C. � 1341. Sentence: April 22, 1996; Northern District of Texas; four months and 16 days imprisonment, five years supervised release, and a $2,000 fine. Melton Harrell, Cairo, Georgia Offense: Theft of government property and receiving stolen government property; 18 U.S.C. � 641. Sentence: June 22, 1976; Northern District of Georgia; two years probation and a $200 fine. Paul Dwight Hawkins, Lafayette, Louisiana Offense: Conspiracy to import marijuana; 21 U.S.C. � 963. Sentence: April 19, 1990; Middle District of Florida; four years imprisonment. Roger Paul Ingram, Round Rock, Texas Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute an analogue of a Schedule I controlled substance, 3,4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine (Ecstasy); 21 U.S.C. �� 813, 841(a)(1), and 846. Sentence: November 10, 1987; Western District of Texas; five years imprisonment. William Lucius Jones, Jr., Birmingham, Alabama Offense: Illegal possession of an unregistered firearm; 26 U.S.C. � 5861(d). Sentence: March 10, 1972; Northern District of Alabama; three years probation. William Charles Jordan, Jr., Dover, Pennsylvania Offense: Managing and conducting an illegal gambling business; 18 U.S.C. � 1955. Sentence: January 12, 2000; Middle District of Pennsylvania; one year probation and a $2,000 fine. Saul Kaplan, Scranton, Pennsylvania Offense: Violation of the Federal Election Campaign Act; 2 U.S.C. �� 437g(d)(1)(A) and 441a(1)(A). Sentence: January 7, 1992; Middle District of Pennsylvania; $25,000 fine. Billy Joe LaForce, San Antonio, Texas Offense: Conspiracy to possess marijuana with intent to distribute; 21 U.S.C. �� 846, 841(a)(1), and 841(b)(1)(D). Sentence: June 13, 1991; Western District of Texas; 21 months incarceration, three years supervised release, $5,000 fine. Rudolph J. Macejak, Morton Grove, Illinois Offense: Possession of an unregistered firearm; 26 U.S.C. �� 5861(d) and (i). Sentence: June 26, 1986; Northern District of Illinois; $5,000 fine. John F. McDermott, Moretown, Vermont Offense: Receiving kickbacks in defense procurement contracts; 41 U.S.C. �� 51-54 and 18 U.S.C. � 2. Sentence: November 21, 1995; District of Massachusetts; two years probation and $10,000 fine. William James Norman, Tallahassee, Florida Offense: Possession of an unregistered distillery; 26 U.S.C. �� 5179 and 5601(a)(1); carrying on the business of a distiller without giving the required bond; 26 U.S.C. � 5601(a); possession and custody of a still without the required sign outside the premises; 26 U.S.C. � 5180; working at a distillery without the required sign outside the premises; 26 U.S.C. �� 5180 and 5681(c); unlawfully producing distilled spirits from mash and similar material; 26 U.S.C. �� 5601(a)(8) and 5222. Sentence: October 19, 1970; Southern District of Georgia; three years probation. Glanus Terrell Osborne, Dallas, Georgia Offense: Possession of a stolen motor vehicle, 18 U.S.C. �2313. Sentence: May 23, 1990; Southern District of Georgia; three years probation, with a condition of 90 days in a community corrections center, and a $2,000 fine. John Gordon Smith, Littleton, Colorado Offense: False statement to a federal agency; 18 U.S.C. � 1001. Sentence: October 13, 1988; Northern District of Texas; five years probation. Walter J. Sweeney, III, Cincinnati, Ohio Offense: Attempting to evade income taxes, 26 U.S.C. � 7201. Sentence: May 28, 1993; Southern District of Ohio; one year probation and a $10,000 fine. Nancy Lynn Thompson, Bainbridge, Georgia Offense: Embezzlement by a bank employee, 18 U.S.C. � 656. Sentence: September 4, 1997; Northern District of Florida; one day of imprisonment; three years supervised release. Daryl Toney, Montgomery, Alabama Offense: Misdemeanor theft within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, 18 U.S.C. � 641. Sentence: March 17, 1993; Middle District of Georgia; one year of probation, including five days in jail, and a $500 fine. Charles Eddie Trobaugh, Whitleyville, Tennessee Offense: Liquor law violations, 26 U.S.C. �� 5179(a), 5601(a)(1), 5222, 5601(a)(7), and 5604(a)(1). Sentence: December 7, 1965; Middle District of Tennessee; three years probation. Samuel Lewis Whisel, Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania Offense: Aiding and abetting the interstate transportation of stolen goods, 18 U.S.C. �� 2314 and 2. Sentence: May 2, 1989; Middle District of Pennsylvania; two years probation. Steven Wayne Whitlock, Sarasota, Florida Offense: Conspiracy to import marijuana, 21 U.S.C. �� 952, 960(b)(1)(G), and 963. Sentence: February 28, 1990; Middle District of Florida; five years imprisonment. COMMUTATION: On Dec. 10, 2007, President Bush granted a commutation of sentence to the following individual: Michael Dwayne Short, Hyattsville, Maryland Offense: Aiding and abetting the distribution of cocaine base; 21 U.S.C. � 841(a)(1), 18 U.S.C. � 2. Sentence: November 13, 1992; District of Maryland; 235 months imprisonment; five years supervised release. Terms of commutation: Sentence of imprisonment to expire on February 8, 2008, term of supervised release left intact and in effect.
SOURCE U.S. Department of Justice