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BOARD OF PARDONS MEETING

 

TUESDAY

APRIL 17. 2018

10:00 A.M.

 

THE GOVERNOR'S HEARING ROOM

NEBRASKA STATE CAPITOL

 

A G E N D A

 

1.         Roll Call.

 

2.         Notice of hearings by news release and publication in state papers.

 

3.         Announcement of location of Open Meetings Act Information.

 

4.         Approval of the minutes of the meetings February 9, 2018.

 

5.         Consider setting for hearing the application of Gerald G. Brown for full pardon of felony convictions wherein he was convicted in Lincoln County and sentenced on November 15, 1982 to a term of two to six years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 1:  1st Degree Sexual Assault and to a term of two to six years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 2:  First Degree Sexual Assault.  Convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on July 8, 1994 to a term of 20 months to 5 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 1:  Sexual Assault of a Child and to a term of 20 months to 5 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 2:  Sexual Assault of a Child.   DENIED A HEARING

 

6.         Consider setting for hearing the application of Gene L. Moore for full pardon of felony convictions wherein he was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on December 22, 1995 to a term of 13 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Sexual Assault of a Child; to a term of 3 to 10 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Sexual Assault of a Child; to a term of one year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Sexual Assault of a Child; to a term of one year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Sexual Assault of a Child; and to a term of 13 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Sexual Assault of a Child.           DENIED A HEARING

 

 

7.         Consider setting for hearing the application of Hope M. Strate (aka: Hope M. Androyna) for full pardon of felony convictions wherein she was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on January 12, 2011 to a term of one year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Fail to Pay Sales Tax and to a term of one year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Evade Income Tax.    DENIED A HEARING

 

8.         Consider setting for hearing the application of James Antony, # 89667, for full pardon of felony convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on August 15, 2007 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Third Degree Assault on an Officer and sentenced on September 20, 2016 to a term of three years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Third Degree Domestic Assault.                DENIED A HEARING

 

9.         Consider setting for hearing the application of Eric B. Anderson for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Dawes County and sentenced on October 26, 2010 to a term of 120 days at the county jail for the offense of Attempted Burglary.    DENIED A HEARING

 

10.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Brian J. Streeter for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Dakota County and sentenced on November 30, 2016 to a term of 350 days at the county jail for the offense of Driving Under the Influence.      DENIED A HEARING

 

11.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Michelle R. Diem (aka:  Michelle R. Adams) for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on July 2, 2003 to a term of 15 months probation for the offense of Fraud to Obtain Assistance $500 or More and sentenced on April 4, 2016 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Stealing Money or Goods Less Than $300.             DENIED A HEARING

 

12.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Terry J. Davis for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on October 24, 1978 to a term of six months license suspension for the offense of Driving Under the Influence – First Offense; sentenced on June 1, 1990 to a term of six months license suspension for the offense of Driving Under the Influence – First Offense and to a term of six months license suspension for the offense of Driving Under the Influence – First Offense; sentenced on December 13, 1991 to a 15-year license suspension for the offense of Driving Under the Influence – Third Offense; sentenced on November 1, 1994 to a term of 12 to 14 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Sexual Assault; and sentenced on August 30, 2004 to a term of three days at the county jail for the offense of Sex Offender Registration Act Violation.    DENIED A HEARING 

 

13.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Ms. Jacqueline Busby Isah-Wiley for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on March 15, 1985 to a term of 2 years probation for the offense of Second Degree Forgery; sentenced on October 5, 1990 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Damage to Property; sentenced on January 9, 1992 to a term of six months at the county jail for the offense of Possess Controlled Substance; sentenced on March 16, 1993 to a term of nine months probation for the offense of Carry Concealed Weapon; sentenced on April 28, 1993 to a $200.00 fine for the offense of Obstructing a Peace Officer; sentenced on December 3, 1993 to a term of one day at the county jail for the offense of Carry Concealed Weapon and to a term of 5 days at the county jail for the offense of False Information; sentenced on December 13, 1995 to a term of one year probation for the offense of Assault and Battery; sentenced on May 6, 1996 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on July 11, 1997 to a term of one year probation for the offense of DUI-First Offense; sentenced on April 15, 1998 to a term of 30 days prison for the offense of Count 1: Theft, to a term of 10 day prison for the offense of Count 2: Disorderly Conduct, to a term of 90 days prison for the offense of Count 3:  Violate Protection Order, to a term of 5 days prison for the offense of Count 4:  Trespassing, to a term of 10 days prison for the offense of Count 5: Damage to Property, to a term of 30 days prison for the offense of Count 6:  Harassment – Repeated Communication, and to a term of 5 days prison for the offense of Count 7:  Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on April 15, 1998 to a term of six months prison for the offense of Count 1:  Assault and Battery and to a term of 5 days prison for the offense of Count 2:  Fail to Appear; sentenced on October 5, 1998 to a term of 60 days at the county jail for the offense of Violate Protection Order; sentenced on May 2, 2000 to $25.00 fine for the offense of Disorderly Conduct; sentenced on January 18, 2001 to a term of one year probation for the offense of Count 3:  DUI – Second Offense, to a term of one year probation for the offense of Count 4: Disorderly Conduct, and to a term of One year probation for the offense of Count 5:  Fail to Appear; and sentenced on December 18, 2006 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Disorderly Conduct. TABLED

 

14.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Jennifer L. Igo for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Dodge County and sentenced on August 16, 2002 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Minor in Possession and sentenced on June 23, 2003 to a term of 90 days county jail for the offense of Possess Controlled Substance.  Convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on August 31, 2005 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Possess Marijuana 1 oz. or Less; sentenced on May 5, 2006 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Possess or Use Drug Paraphernalia; sentenced on July 30, 2009 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace; sentenced on November 6, 2009 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300; sentenced on December 21, 2009 to a $350.00 fine for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300 and to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Make False Statement to Police Officer; and sentenced on July 6, 2010 to a term of 15 days at the county jail for the offense of Shoplifting $0 - $200 and to a term of 15 days at the county jail for the offense of shoplifting $201 to $499. DENIED A HEARING

 

15.       Consider setting for hearing the application of John E. Berkman for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Dawson County and sentenced on January 12, 1983 to a monetary fine for the offense of Contempt of Court.  Convicted in Phelps County and sentenced on January 6, 1988 to a term of 16 to 36 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Sexual Assault of a Child.  Convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on April 18, 2000 to a term of 25 days at the county jail for the offense of Assault and Battery; sentenced on August 4, 2006 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; and sentenced on January 18, 2017 to a term of seven days at the county jail for the offense of Violate Harassment Protection Order.             DENIED A HEARING

 

16.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Levi J. Hildebrandt for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on January 25, 2005 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Parks:  Closed Enter After Hours; sentenced on November 3, 2005 to a $150 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace and to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear in Court; sentenced on January 18, 2006 to a $200.00 fine for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking; sentenced on March 28, 2006 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Deposit Litter in Public Place; sentenced on June 8 2006 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Parks:  Possess or Consume Alcohol; sentenced on November 1, 2006 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300 and to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Trespass Upon Property of Another;

sentenced on April 6, 2007 to a term of 60 days at the county jail for the offense of Criminal Mischief and to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Indecent Exposure; sentenced on April 20, 2007 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Conceal Merchandise and to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Trespass Upon Property of Another; and sentenced on September 22, 2008 to a term of one to five years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Burglary.  Convicted in Saunders County and sentenced on December 1, 2008 to a term of two to six years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking Over $1500 and to a term of two to six years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking Over $1500.

DENIED A HEARING

 

17.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Steven M. Abboud for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentence on August 29, 1997 to a term of 60 days probation for the offense of Driving Under the Influence; sentenced on August 15, 2000 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Obstruct Administration of Law; sentenced on September 9, 2000 to a $10.00 fine for the offense of Littering; sentenced on November 2, 2004 to a term of five days at the county jail for the offense of Second Degree Assault; and sentenced on October 6, 2004 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Trespassing.  Convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on April 17, 2009 to a $500.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace.        TABLED

 

18.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Nathan J. Whitten for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Nuckolls County and sentenced on November 3, 2009 to a term of five years probation for the offense of Attempted First Degree Sexual Assault and sentenced in Adams County on February 7, 2011 to a term of 15 days at the county jail for the offense of Attempted Failure of Sexual Offender Register.          DENIED A HEARING

 

APPLICATIONS FOR COMMUTATION HEARINGS:

 

19.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Mario Escamilla for commutation of the sentence he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on August 3, 1987 to a term of Life at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Murder.  Currently serving this sentence at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution under number 38136.         DENIED A HEARING

 

20.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Anthony T. Robertson for commutation of the sentences he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Dawson County and sentenced on October 18, 2011 to a term of one to three years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Drive Under the Influence – 4th offense; to a term of 15 to 18 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 1:  First Degree False Imprisonment; to a term of one year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 2:  Third Degree Sexual Assault Without Consent; to a term of one year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 3:  Contribute to Delinquency of Child; to a term of six months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 4:  Drive During Revocation; to a term of 15 to 18 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 5:  Commit Child Abuse Intentionally – No Injury; and to a term of 15 to 18 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 6:  Habitual Criminal. DENIED A HEARING

21.       Consider setting for hearing the application of David E. Ware for commutation of the sentence he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on June 20, 1984 to a term of Life at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Murder.          DENIED A HEARING

 

22.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Carey D. Moore for commutation of the sentences he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on June 20, 1980 to a term of Death for the offense of Count 1:  First Degree Murder and to a term of Death for the offense of Count 2:  First Degree Murder.           DENIED A HEARING

 

Mr. Moore’s Statement - Reason for Requesting Commutation:  As recited from No. 26 of application:

 

“I am requesting a Full Pardon.  I have been on Nebraska’s Death Row for over 37 years, and the State of Nebraska hasn’t been successful carrying out an execution on me; apparently, they do not want to execute me even though I haven’t filed any appeals in over 10 years.  Therefore, since they are either lazy or incompetent to do their jobs or both, I should receive a Full Pardon.”

 

23.       Adjournment.

 

 

 

 

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