List of People Pardoned By President Barack Obama

Names of Convicts and Their Crimes

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Here is an up-to-date list of the 70 people pardoned by President Barack Obama and the offenses they were convicted of, according to the U.S. Department of Justice and the White House.

  1. Khosrow Afghahi, who was indicted in 2015 for allegedly facilitating the illegal export of high-tech microelectronics, uninterruptible power supplies and other commodities to Iran in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act.
  1. William Ricardo Alvarez of Marietta, Ga., who was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute heroin and conspiracy to import heroin. He was sentenced in 1997 to nine months of imprisonment and four years of supervised release.
  2. Roy Norman Auvil of Illinois, who was convicted in 1964 with possessing an unregistered distilling apparatus.
  3. James Bernard Banks of Liberty, Utah, who was convicted of illegal possession of government property and sentenced in 1972 to two years of probation.
  4. Robert Leroy Bebee of Rockville, Maryland, who was convicted of misprision of a felony and was sentenced to two years probation. 
  5. Lesley Claywood Berry Jr. of Loretto, Kentucky, who was convicted of conspiracy to manufacture, possess with intent to distribute, and distribute marijuana and was sentenced to three years in prison.
  6. James Anthony Bordinaro of Gloucester, Mass., who was convicted to conspiracy to restrain, suppress, and eliminate competition in violation of the Sherman Act and conspiracy to submit false statements and was sentenced to 12 months of imprisonment and three years supervised release and a $55,000 fine.  
  1. Bernard Bryan Bulcourf, who was convicted in Florida in 1988 of counterfeiting money.
  2. Dennis George Bulin of Wesley Chapel, Fla., who was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute in excess of 1,000 pounds of marijuana and was sentenced to five years of probation and a $20,000 fine.
  1. Steve Charlie Calamars, who was convicted in Texas in 1989 of possession of phenyl-2-propanone with intent to manufacture a quantity of methamphetamine.
  2. Ricky Dale Collett of Annville, Kentucky, who was convicted of aiding and abetting in the manufacture of 61 marijuana plants and sentenced in 2002 to one year of probation conditioned on 60 days of home detention.
  3. Kelli Elisabeth Collins of Harrison, Arkansas, who was convicted of aiding and abetting a wire fraud and sentenced to five years probation.
  4. Charlie Lee Davis, Jr. of Wetumpka, Ala., who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute cocaine base and use of a minor to distribute cocaine base. He was sentenced in 1995 to 87 months of imprisonment and five years' supervised release.
  5. Diane Mary DeBarri, who was convicted in in Pennsylvania in 1984 of distribution of methamphetamine.
  6. Russell James Dixon of Clayton, Ga., who was convicted of a felony liquor law violation and sentenced in 1960 to two years of probation.
  7. Laurens Dorsey of Syracuse, N.Y., who was convicted of conspiracy to defraud the United States by making false statements to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. She was sentenced to five years of probation and $71,000 restitution.
  1. Randy Eugene Dyer, who was convicted of conspiracy to import marijuana (hashish), and conspiracy to remove baggage from the custody and control of the U.S. Customs Service and convey false information concerning an attempt to damage a civil aircraft.
  2. Donnie Keith Ellison, who was convicted in Kentucky in 1995 of manufacturing marijuana.
  3. Tooraj Faridi, who was indicted in 2015 for allegedly facilitating the illegal export of high-tech microelectronics, uninterruptible power supplies and other commodities to Iran in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act
  4. Ronald Lee Foster of Beaver Falls, Pa., was convicted of mutilation of coins and sentenced to one year of probation and $20 fine.
  5. John Marshall French, who was convicted in South Carolina in 1993 of conspiracy to transport a stolen motor vehicle in interstate commerce.
  1. Edwin Hardy Futch, Jr. of Pembroke, Georgia, who was convicted of theft from an interstate shipment and sentenced to five years probation and $2,399.72 restitution.
  2. Timothy James Gallagher of Navasota, Texas, who was convicted of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine. He was sentenced to three years of probation.
  3. Jon Dylan Girard, who was convicted of counterfeit in Ohio of 2002.
  4. Nima Golestaneh, who pleaded guilty in Vermont in 2015 to wire fraud and his involvement in the October 2012 hacking of a Vermont-based engineering consulting and software company. 
  5. Ronald Eugene Greenwood of Crane, Mo., who was convicted of conspiracy to violate the Clean Water Act. He was sentenced in 1996 to three years' probation, six months' home confinement, 100 hours community service, $5,000 restitution and a $1,000 fine.
  6. Cindy Marie Griffith of Moyock, North Carolina, who was convicted of distribution of satellite cable television decryption devices and sentenced to two years probation with 100 hours of community service. 
  7. Roy Eugene Grimes, Sr. of Athens, Tenn., who was convicted of falsely altering a United States postal money order and passing, uttering, and publishing a forged and altered money order with intent to defraud. He was sentenced to 18 months probation.
  8. Joe Hatch of Lake Placid, Fla., who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute marijuana. He was sentenced in 1990 to 60 months of imprisonment and four years of supervised release.
  1. Martin Alan Hatcher of Foley, Ala., who was convicted of distribution and possession with intent to distribute marijuana. He was sentenced in 1992 to five years of probation.
  2. Roxane Kay Hettinger of Powder Springs, Ga., who was convicted of conspiracy to distribute cocaine and sentenced in 1986 to 30 days in jail followed by three years of probation.
  3. Melody Eileen Homa, who was convicted aiding and abetting bank fraud in Virginia in 1991.
  4. Martin Kaprelian of Park Ridge, Ill., who was convicted of conspiracy to transport stolen property in interstate commerce; transporting stolen property in interstate commerce; and concealing stolen property that was transported in interstate commerce. He was sentenced in 1984 to nine years in prison and five years of probation.
  5. Jon Christopher Kozeliski of Decatur, Ill., who was convicted of conspiracy to traffic counterfeit goods and sentenced to one year of probation with six months of home confinement and a $10,000 fine.
  6. Edgar Leopold Kranz Jr. of Minot, N.D., who was convicted of wrongful use of cocaine, adultery and writing three insufficient fund checks. He was court-martialed and discharged from the military for bad conduct discharge (suspended), and sentenced to 24 months of confinement and reduction to pay grade E-1.     
  7. Derek James Laliberte of Auburn, Maine, who was convicted to money laundering. He was sentenced in 1993 to 18 months in prison and 2 years of supervised release.
  8. Floretta Leavy of Rockford, Ill., who was convicted of distribution of cocaine, conspiracy to distribute cocaine, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. She was sentenced in 1984 to one year and one day in prison and three years of special parole.
  1. Thomas Paul Ledford of Jonesborough, Tenn., who was convicted of conducting and directing an illegal gambling business. He was sentenced in 1995 to one year of probation conditioned on performance of 100 hours of community service.
  2. Danny Alonzo Levitz, who was convicted of conspiracy.
  3. Ricardo Marcial Lomedico Sr., who was convicted in Washington in in 1969 of misappropriation of bank funds.
  4. Alfred J. Mack of Manassas, Va., who was convicted to unlawful distribution of heroin and sentenced in 1982 to 18 to 54 months of imprisonment. 
  5. David Raymond Mannix, a U.S. Marine who was convicted in 1989 of conspiracy to commit larceny and theft of military property.
  6. Jimmy Ray Mattison of Anderson, S.C., who was convicted of conspiracy to transport and cause the transportation of altered securities in interstate commerce, transporting and causing the transportation of altered securities in interstate commerce. He was sentenced to three years probation.
  7. Bahram Mechanic, who was indicted on charges of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act for allegedly shipping millions of dollars in technology to their company in Iran.
  8. David Neil Mercer, who was convicted in Utah in 1997 of violating the Archaeological Resources Protection Act violation. According to published reports, Mercer damaged American Indian remnants on federal land.
  9. Scoey Lathaniel Morris of Crosby, Texas, who was convicted of passing counterfeit obligations or securities and sentenced in 1999 to three years of probation and $1,200 restitution, jointly and severally.
  10. Claire Holbrook Mulford, who was convicted in Texas in 1993 of using a residence to distribute methamphetamine.
  11. Michael Ray Neal, who was convicted of manufacture, assembly, modification and distribution of equipment for unauthorized decryption of satellite cable programming,
  12. Edwin Alan North, who was convicted of transfer of a firearm without payment of transfer tax.
  13. An Na Peng of Honolulu, Hawaii, who was convicted of conspiracy to defraud the Immigration and Naturalization Service and sentenced to two years probation and a $2,000 fine.
  14. Allen Edward Peratt, Sr., who was convicted of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
  15. Michael John Petri of Montrose, South Dakota, who was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of a controlled substance. He was sentenced to five years imprisonment and three years supervised release.
  16. Karen Alicia Ragee of Decatur, Ill., who was convicted of conspiracy to traffic counterfeit goods and sentenced to one year of probation with six months of home confinement and a $2,500 fine.
  17. Christine Marie Rossiter, who was convicted of conspiracy to distribute less than 50 kilograms of marijuana.
  18. Jamari Salleh of Alexandria, Va., who was convicted of false claims upon and against the United States and sentenced to four years probation, a $5,000 fine and $5,900 restitution.
  19. Robert Andrew Schindler of Goshen, Va., who was convicted to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and mail fraud and sentenced in 1986 to three years of probation, four months of home confinement, and $10,000 restitution.
  20. Alfor Sharkey of Omaha, Nebraska, who was convicted of unauthorized acquisition of food stamps and sentenced to three years probation with 100 hours of community service and $2,750 restitution.
  21. Willie Shaw, Jr. of Myrtle Beach, S.C., who was convicted to armed bank robbery and sentenced in 1974 to 15 years' imprisonment.
  22. Donald Barrie Simon, Jr. of Chattanooga, Tenn., who was convicted of aiding and abetting in the theft of an interstate shipment and sentenced to two years imprisonment and three years probation.
  23. Brian Edward Sledz, who was convicted of wire fraud in Illinois in 1993.
  24. Lynn Marie Stanek of Tualatin, Oregon, who was convicted of unlawful use of a communication facility to distribute cocaine and sentenced to six months in jail, five years probation conditioned on residence in a community treatment center for a period not to exceed one year.
  25. Albert Byron Stork, who was convicted of filing a false tax return in Colorado in 1987.
  26. Kimberly Lynn Stout of Bassett, Va., who was convicted to bank embezzlement and false entries in the books of a lending institution. She was sentenced in 1993 to one day imprisonment, three years' supervised release including five months home confinement.
  27. Bernard Anthony Sutton, Jr. of Norfolk, Va., who was convicted of theft of personal property and sentenced in 1989 to three years' probation, $825 restitution and a $500 fine.
  28. Chris Deann Switzer of Omaha, Nebraska, who was convicted to conspiracy to violate narcotics laws and sentenced in 1996 to four years' probation, six months home confinement, drug and alcohol treatment, and 200 hours' community service.
  29. Larry Wayne Thornton of Forsyth, Georgia, who was convicted of possession of an unregistered firearm and possession of a firearm without a serial number, and was sentenced to four years probation.
  30. Patricia Ann Weinzatl, who was convicted of structuring transactions to evade reporting requirements.
  31. Bobby Gerald Wilson, who was convicted of Aiding and abetting the possession and sale of illegal American alligator hides.
  32. Miles Thomas Wilson of Williamsburg, Ohio, who was convicted of mail fraud and sentenced in 1981 to three years' supervised release.
  33. Donna Kaye Wright of Friendship, Tenn., who was. convicted of embezzlement and misapplication of bank funds, and sentenced to 54 days imprisonment, three years probation conditioned on performance of six hours of community service per week.
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