President Obama grants 20 commutations and pardons

President Barack Obama granted clemency to 20 individuals — consisting of eight commutations and 12 pardons — who served prison sentences for nonviolent crimes.

The President granted commutations of sentence to the following eight individuals:

1. Sidney Earl Johnson, Jr., in Mobile, Alabama, is serving life imprisonment and 10 years’ supervised release for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; use of a communication facility to commit a felony (Southern District of Alabama). His prison sentence is commuted to expire on June 12, 2015.

2. Cathy Lee Jones, in Portsmouth, Virginia is serving 262 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute heroin and cocaine base (Eastern District of Virginia). Her prison sentence is commuted to expire on April 15, 2015.

3. Rickey Marcell McCall, in Birmingham, Alabama, is serving life imprisonment; 120 months’ supervised release for possession with intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of a mixture and substance containing cocaine base; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon (two counts) (Northern District of Alabama). His prison sentence is commuted to expire on April 15, 2015.

4. Larry Nailor, in Memphis, Tennessee, is serving life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute approximately 50 grams of cocaine base (Western District of Tennessee). His prison sentence is commuted to expire on April 15, 2015.

5. Antonio Gromyko Reeves, in Kennett, Missouri, is serving 188 months’ imprisonment; four years’ supervised release for distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base (Eastern District of Missouri). His prison sentence is commuted to expire on April 15, 2015.

6. Jennifer Regenos, in Muscatine, Iowa, is serving 240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine (Southern District of Iowa). Her prison sentence is commuted to expire on April 15, 2015.

7. Barbara Lammsies Scrivner, in Portland, Oregon, is serving 360 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release for conspiracy to manufacture, possess with intent to distribute, and distribute methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine (District of Oregon). Her prison sentence is commuted to expire on June 12, 2015.

8. Israel Abel Torres, in Dallas, Texas, is serving life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release; $1,000 fine for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (Eastern District of Texas). His prison sentence is commuted to expire on April 15, 2015.

The President granted pardons to the following 12 individuals:

10. Roy Norman Auvil, in Bartonville, Illinois, was sentenced to five years’ probation in 1964 for possession of an unregistered distilling apparatus; working a distillery on which the required sign is not placed (District of South Carolina).

10. Bernard Bryan Bulcourf, in McIntosh, Florida, served 90 days’ confinement in a community treatment center, followed by three years’ probation starting in 1988 for counterfeiting Federal Reserve notes (Southern District of Florida).

11. Steve Charlie Calamars, in San Antonio, Texas, served 57 months’ imprisonment; three years’ supervised release starting in 1989 for possession of phenyl-2-propanone with intent to manufacture a quantity of methamphetamine (Western District of Texas).

12. Diane Mary DeBarri (fka Diane Mary Wilhelm), in  Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania, served 90 days’ imprisonment; five years’ probation conditioned on performance of community service as directed by the court starting in 1984 for conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine; distribution of methamphetamine (Eastern District of Pennsylvania).

13. Donnie Keith Ellison, in London, Kentucky, served five months’ imprisonment; three years’ supervised release starting in 1995 for manufacture of marijuana (Eastern District of Kentucky).

14. John Marshall French, in Clovis, California, served three years’ probation conditioned on performance of 100 hours of community service and payment of $2,337 restitution starting in 1993 for conspiracy to transport a stolen motor vehicle in interstate commerce (District of South Carolina).

15. Ricardo Marcial Lomedico, Sr., in Point Roberts, Washington, served five years’ imprisonment starting in 1969 for misappropriation of bank funds by an employee (Western District of Washington).

16. David Raymond Mannix, in Lafayette, Oregon, served 75 days’ confinement; forfeiture of $350 pay per month for three months; reduction to Private First Class, pay grade E-2 starting in 1989 for conspiracy to commit larceny; theft of military property (U.S. Marine Corps general court-martial convened at Camp Pendleton).

17. David Neil Mercer, in Grand Junction, Colorado, served 36 months’ probation; $2,500 fine; $1,437.72 joint and several restitution starting in 1997 for Archaeological Resources Protection Act violation (District of Utah).

18. Claire Holbrook Mulford (fka Claire Audrey Holbrook), in Flint, Texas, served 70 months’ imprisonment; two years’ supervised release starting in 1993 for using a residence to distribute methamphetamine; carrying a firearm during a drug-trafficking crime (Eastern District of Texas).

19. Brian Edward Sledz, in Naperville, Illinois, served one year of probation conditioned on payment of $1,318 costs of supervision and $8,297.91 restitution starting in 1993 for wire fraud; violation of the Commodity Exchange Act (Northern District of Illinois).

20. Albert Byron Stork, in Delta, Colorado, served six months’ confinement in a jail-type or treatment institution; three years’ probation starting in 1987 for filing a false tax return (District of Colorado).