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agenda Home History FAQ Pardon Application Reprieve of 15 Year License Suspension Commutation of Sentence BOARD OF PARDONS MEETING, FEBRUARY 4, 2003

 

 

 

 

 

BOARD OF PARDONS MEETING

 

APRIL 6, 2015

2:00 P.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.             Approval of the minutes of the meetings December 10, 2014.

 

APPLICATIONS FOR REPRIEVE OF 15 YEAR LICENSE SUSPENSIONS – FAVORABLE RECOMMENDATIONS:

 

4.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Darrell E. Brannon for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Madison County and sentenced on December 5, 2005 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Michael J. Fitzpatrick, 319 South 17th Street, Suite 232, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

5.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Paul L. Hanna for a reprieve from the license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on May 1, 2003 to a 15-year license revocation for Fourth Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

APPLICATIONS FOR REPRIEVE OF 15 YEAR LICENSE SUSPENSIONS – UNFAVORABLE RECOMMENDATIONS:

 

6.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Chad J. Luse for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Dakota County and sentenced on February 12, 2008 to a 15-year license revocation for Fourth Offense DWI. (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Craig H. Lane, 702 Frances Building, 505 Fifth Street, Sioux City, IA 51101).

 

7.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Roger D. Paul for a reprieve from the two 15-year license suspensions he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on May 8, 2006 to a 15-year license revocation for Fourth Offense DWI and convicted n Adams County and sentenced on September 14, 2009 to a 15-year license revocation for Fourth Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

APPLICATION FOR REPRIEVES – REQUEST RECONSIDERATION OF APPLICATION – PREVIOUS APPLICANTS:

 

8.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Chad E. Christensen for a reprieve from the

15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on November 12, 2004 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. A. Michael Bianchi, Suite 200, 1411 Harney Street, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

9.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Joseph S. Churchich for a reprieve from the two 15-year license suspensions he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Cass County and sentenced on June 15, 2006 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI and convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on September 11, 2008 to a 15-year license revocation for Refuse to Submit to Test with Two Prior Convictions.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

APPLICATION FOR COMMUTATION OF LIFETIME DRIVERS LICENSE SUSPENSION:

 

10.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Daniel L. Woerman for a commutation of the 99-years license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Buffalo County and sentenced on August 17, 1983 to a 99-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

APPLICATIONS FOR FULL PARDON HEARINGS – FAVORABLE:

 

11.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Donato Medina Martinez for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Hamilton County and sentenced on October 21, 1996 to a term of 3 years probation for the offense of Possession of Marijuana.  (Legal Counsel:  Ms. Susan M. Koening, 308 North Locust Street, Grand Island, NE 68801).

 

12.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Angela M. Ramirez (aka: Angela M. Reyes and Angela M. Monge) for full pardon of felony conviction wherein she was convicted in Dodge County and sentenced on April 22, 2002 to a term of 20 months to 3 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver – Methamphetamine.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Joshua W. Weir, 1403 Farnam Street, Suite 232, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

13.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Raymond J. Tyrakoski III for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on December 14, 1990 to a term of 1 year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Joshua Weir, 1403 Farnam Street, Suite 232, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

14.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Ruth A. Foster (aka: Ruth A. Satpington) for full pardon of felony conviction wherein she was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on December 20, 1991 to a term of 3 years probation for the offense of Theft.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Nicholas M. Froeschel, 201 North 8th Street, Suite 300, Lincoln, NE 68508).

 

15.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Stephanie M. Borrell (aka: Stephanie M. Shearman) for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Adams County and sentenced on January 29, 2002 to a term of 24 months probation for the offense of Attempt to Commit a Class III Felony – Burglary and sentenced on May 2, 2002 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess / Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Michael Mead, 200 North Burlington Avenue, Suite 200, Hastings, NE 68901).

 

16.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Frank Cappellano for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on October 24, 1980 to a term of 3 years probation for the offense of Theft by Receiving Stolen Property and sentenced on August 8, 1987 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Receive Stolen Property.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. D.A. “Duke” Drouillard, 1603 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

17.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Shannon R. Reineke (aka: Shannon R. Baumgartner) for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein she was convicted in Hall County and sentenced on October 14, 2010 to a term of 9 months probation for the offense of Attempted Tampering with Witness, Informants, or Jurors.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Galen E. Stehlik, 724 West Koenig Street, Grand Island, NE 68802).

 

18.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Vern E. Renter for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Dodge County and sentenced on June 15, 1960 to a term of one to 3 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Uttering Forged Instrument – Bad Checks.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

19.     Consider setting for hearing the application of William L. Crews (aka: Selstar Heir-Leif, Selstar Heirleif, Tao Chian, and Sao Chian) for full pardon of felony convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on July 17, 1985 to a term of 1 year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Burglary and sentenced on September 26, 1985 to a term of one to 3 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 1:  Attempted Assault, to a term of 6 to 8 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 2:  Use of Firearm to Commit a Felony, and to a term of 1 to 3 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 3:  Possession of a Destructive Device.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

20.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Christopher E. Schmidt for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Washington County and sentenced on March 1, 2002 to a term of 12 to 15 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Deliver / Intent to Deliver Controlled Substance – Marijuana.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

21.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Staci Jo Huston for full pardon of felony convictions wherein she was convicted in Hall County and sentenced on February 22, 2001 to a term of 36 months probation for the offense of Aiding and Abetting – Theft by Deception and to a term of 36 months probation for the offense of Criminal Attempt – Aiding and Abetting Theft by Deception.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

22.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Sebastian N. Lewandowski (aka: Subby Lewandowski) for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on August 25, 1993 to a term of 3 years probation for the offense of Aiding Consummation of a Felony – Burglary and sentenced on December 30, 1998 to a term of 6 months probation for the offense of Third Degree Assault.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

23.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Denise A. Howe (aka: Denise A. Hamtak, Denise A. Fikar, and Denise A. Nigro) for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Saline County and sentenced on March 17, 1979 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Marijuana Possession Less Than 1 Oz. and sentenced on June 8, 1981 to a term of 5 years probation for the offense of Possession of Marijuana.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

24.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Melissa A. McCartney for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Adams County and sentenced on November 16, 2000 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Theft – Shoplifting $0-$200 and sentenced on November 5, 2001 to a term of 24 months probation for the offense of Attempted Possession of Methamphetamine.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

25.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Colter R. Woutzke (aka: Colter Rain and Rain R. Woutzke) for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Gage County and sentenced on June 25, 2002 to a term of 2 days at the county jail for the offense of Third Degree Assault and sentenced on April 23, 2003 to a term of 36 months probation for the offense of Attempted Theft.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

26.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Dale R. Wilcox, Jr. for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Hall County and sentenced on June 21, 1977 to a $225.00 fine for the offense of Issuing Bad Checks.  Convicted in Kearney County and sentenced on April 21, 1981 to a $76.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear in Court.  Convicted in Buffalo County and sentenced on July 16, 1990 to a term of 6 months at the county jail for the offense of Issuing Bad Check – Second Offense and to a term of 6 months at the county jail for the offense of First Degree Assault.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

27.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Pedro Cabrera Jr. for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Madison County and sentenced on September 22, 2000 to a term of 1 to 2 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver and sentenced on September 26, 2000 to a term of 120 days at the county jail for the offense of Third Degree Assault.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

28.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Glenn E. Shriner III for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on August 6, 1999 to a term of 1 year probation for the offense of Assault.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

29.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Chianti S. Oliver (aka: Chianti S. Veland) for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on March 10, 1999 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of First Offense – Possess Marijuana 1 oz. or Less; sentenced on August 3, 1999 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear; sentenced on February 6, 2011 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Obstruct Administration of Law; sentenced on October 16, 2001 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Liquor – Open Container in Public Place; sentenced on October 29, 2004 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Damage to Property; sentenced on August 14, 2006 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Obstruct Administration of Law; sentenced on September 8, 2008 to a term of 2 days at the county jail for the offense of Criminal Mischief; sentenced on June 15, 2009 to a term of 7 days at the county jail for the offense of Domestic Assault and Battery, to a term of 7 days at the county jail for the offense of Damage to Property, and to a term of 7 days at the county jail for the offense of Disorderly Conduct; sentenced on February 23, 2011 to a term of 3 days at the county jail for the offense of Third Degree Domestic Assault; and sentenced on December 28, 2011 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Liquor – Open Container in Public Place and to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

30.     Consider setting for hearing the application Jeffrey D. Eichner for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Keith County and sentenced on December 9, 1993 to a term of 96 days at the county jail for the offense of Theft.  Convicted in Lincoln County and sentenced on February 21, 1997 to a term of 1 year probation for the offense of Third Degree Mutual Assault – Domestic and sentenced on October 15, 1997 to a term of 45 days at the county jail for the offense of Third Degree Domestic Assault.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

31.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Robyn S. Barton for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on January 21, 2003 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Damage to Property; sentenced on October 11, 2007 to a term of 18 months probation for the offense of Theft of Services; and sentenced on September 29, 2008 to a term of 2 days at the county jail for the offense of Damage to Property – Domestic Violence.   (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

32.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Shavon L. Carr for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on September 3, 2002 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Sell Tobacco to Minor; sentenced on November 19, 2004 to a $200.00 fine for the offense of Unauthorized Use of Financial Transaction Device; and sentenced on February 2, 2011 to a $125.00 fine for the offense of Theft by Shoplifting.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

33.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Abelardo M. Magana for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein he was convicted in Cheyenne County and sentenced on December 17, 2001 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Procuring Alcoholic Liquor for a Minor.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

34.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Shawnee S. Chaichi for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Hamilton County and sentenced on March 6, 2006 to a term of 6 months probation for the offense of Theft by Shoplifting and convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on August 26, 2008 to a $350.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess / Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

35.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Lacey L. Chudomelka for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein she was convicted in Dodge County and sentenced on September 9, 2003 to a term of 45 days community service for the offense of Shoplifting.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

36.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Cheryl M. Siefken (aka: Cheryl M. Siefken – Schiable) for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on July 25, 2001 to a $200.00 fine for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300; sentenced on July 24, 2002 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300; sentenced on July 31, 2003 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300; sentenced on January 29, 2004 to a term of 9 months probation for the offense of Theft / Shoplifting $0 - $200; sentenced on March 5, 2004 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Conceal Merchandise; and sentenced on January 17, 2007 to a term of 6 months probation for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

37.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Damien L. Cullen for full pardon of misdemeanor and infraction convictions wherein he was convicted in Madison County and sentenced on August 11, 2005 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Disorderly Conduct – Noise.  Convicted in Dodge County and sentenced on February 19, 2008 to a term of 6 months probation for the offense of Carry Concealed Weapon.  Convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on August 26, 2009 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Unlawful Entry without Park Permit.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

APPLICATIONS FOR FULL PARDON HEARINGS – UNFAVORABLE:

 

38.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Todd D. Senters for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on July 17, 2003 to a term of 2 years probation for the offense Manufacture of Child Pornography.  (Legal Counsel:  F. Matthew Aerni, 2650 North 48th Street, Lincoln, NE 68504).

 

39.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Chad VanDeVenter for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on April 9, 1992 to a term of 3 years probation for the offense of Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver – LSD.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Jerry L. Snyder, 610 J Street, Suite 201, Mill Towne West, Lincoln, NE 68508).

 

40.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Earl C. Sterns for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor conviction wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on March 6, 1996 to a term of 3 to 4 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 1:  Sexual Assault of a Child, to a term of 1 year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 2:  Attempted Sexual Assault of a Child, and to a term of 1 year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 3:  Attempted Sexual Assault of a Child.  Sentenced on February 19, 2004 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Refuse to Comply with Order of Police Officer and sentenced on April 12, 2004 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of First Offense – Violate Protection Order.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Matthew Kosmicki, 140 North 8th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508).

 

41.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Robert L. Stewart for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on May 17, 1985 to a term of 1 year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Attempted First Degree Sexual Assault on a Child and convicted in Buffalo County and sentenced on April 9, 2002 to a term of 2 years probation for the offense of Third Degree Sexual Assault without Consent and to a term of 2 years probation for the offense of Attempted Abuse of Vulnerable Adult.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Brett McArthur, 140 South 27th Street, Suite D, Lincoln, NE 68510).

 

42.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Michael Q. Pflager for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on July 23, 2008 to a term of 24 months probation for the offense of Criminal Attempt Unlawful Discharge of Firearms – Dwelling.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

43.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Bryan T. Riley for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on September 15, 2009 to a term of 5 years probation for the offense of Discharge Firearm at Dwelling, House, Building, or Motor Vehicle.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

44.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Kevin K. Dickerson for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on February 21, 2013 to a $1,000.00 fine for the offense of Child Abuse.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

45.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Sean W. Place for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Hall County and sentenced on November 23, 2010 to a term of 36 months probation for the offense of Possession of Visual Depiction of Sexually Explicit Conduct – Child Pornography.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

46.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Sean M. Bunch for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on February 15, 2005 to a term of 18 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Assault by a Confined Person. Convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on November 29, 2005 to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Count 1:  Theft by Unlawful Taking, to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Count 2:  Theft by Unlawful Taking, and to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Count 3:  Theft by Unlawful Taking; and sentenced on October 24, 2006 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Violate Harassment Protection Order.  Convicted in Box Butte County and sentenced on February 14, 2006 to a term of 45 days at the county jail for the offense of Contribute to Delinquency of Child and sentenced on March 16, 2006 to a term of 15 days at the county jail for the offense of Contribute to Delinquency of Child.  Convicted in Scotts Bluff County and sentenced on August 22, 2007 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Theft / Shoplifting.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

47.     Consider setting for hearing the application of James E. Jones for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on April 20, 1998 to a term of 6 months probation for the offense of Tobacco Use by Minor; sentenced August 25, 1998 to a term of 5 days at the county jail for the offense of Fail to Appear; sentenced on October 28, 1999 to a term of 1 year probation for the offense of False Information; sentenced on July 12, 2000 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking; sentenced on July 12, 2000 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Second Degree Forgery and to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Violate Harassment Protection Order; sentenced on July 28, 2000 to a term of 14 days at the county jail for the offense of Violate Harassment Protection Order; sentenced on January 11, 2001 to a term of 1 day at the county jail for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking; sentenced on June 22, 2001 to a term of 10 days at the county jail for the offense of Theft / Shoplifting; sentenced on June 26, 2001 to a term of 15 days at the county jail for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on November 7, 2001 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Receive Unlawful Taken Property; sentenced on November 19, 2001 to a term of 1 day at the county jail for the offense of False Information; sentenced on January 31, 2002 to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Possess Controlled Substance – Amphetamines; sentenced on February 8, 2002 to a term of 40 days at the county jail for the offense of Carry Concealed Weapon; sentenced on July 30, 2002 to a term of 1 day at the county jail for the offense of Imitation Controlled Substance; sentenced on July 30, 2002 to a term of 1 day at the county jail for the offense of Pandering; sentenced on June 14, 2005 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Trespassing, to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Damage to Property, and to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; and sentenced on July 31, 2012 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Sexual Assault (Touch).  Convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on January 4, 2005 to a term of 18 months to 48 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of False Imprisonment; sentenced on July 28, 2008 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Possession Marijuana 1 oz. or Less; sentenced on April 6, 2009 to a term of 360 days at the county jail for the offense of Assault by Confined Person – No Weapon; sentenced on July 20, 2009 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Indecent Exposure; sentenced on July 24, 2009 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense Public Indecency; sentenced on September 11, 2009 to a term of 2 days at the county jail for the offense of Second Degree Forgery and to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace; sentenced on May 7, 2010 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Consume Alcoholic Liquor in Public; and sentenced on March 22, 2012 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Issue Bad Check $200 to Less Than $500.  Convicted in York County and sentenced on July 22, 2013 to a term of 1 day at the county jail for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

48.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Shaun M. McComb for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Platte County and sentenced on May 30, 1997 to a term of 18 months probation for the offense of Criminal Trespassing and sentenced on January 21, 2000 to a term of one year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Conspiracy to Commit Burglary.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

49.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Julie A. Jackson (aka: Julie A. Meyer and Julie A. Dotson) for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on January 14, 2008 to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Possess Controlled Substance and sentenced on September 22, 2008 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

50.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Arnetia D. Nelson for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on June 17, 2005 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Disorderly Conduct and to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on December 22, 2006 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on May 28, 2009 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Negligent Minor Care; sentenced on March 9, 2011 to a $250.00 for the offense of Disorderly Conduct; sentenced in May 23, 2011 to a term of 9 months probation for the offense of Theft by Shoplifting $0 - $200 / First Offense; sentenced on November 15, 2011 to a $300.00 fine for the offense of Disorderly Conduct; and sentenced on February 1, 2012 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

51.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Ambreen A. Syed for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on October 29, 2013 to a $200.00 fine for the offense of Theft by Shoplifting and sentenced on February 27, 2014 to a term of 1 day at the county jail for the offense of Theft by Shoplifting.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

APPLICATIONS FOR FULL PARDON HEARINGS – INCONCLUSIVE:

 

52.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Rick E. Larson for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on January 23, 1996 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Driving Under the Influence – Serious Bodily Injury.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Bill Bracker, 226 South Sixth Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501).

 

53.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Justin A. Jacobsen for full pardon of felony convictions wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on October 10, 2001 to a term of 5 years probation for the offense of Count 1:  Aid and Abet Robbery and to a term of 18 to 36 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 2:  Aid and Abet Second Degree Assault.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Bob Bartle, 1141 H Street, Lincoln, NE 68508).

 

54.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Scott F. Pfannenstiel for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Box Butte County and sentenced on August 23, 1994 to a term of 18 to 24 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 1:  Attempted Delivery of Cocaine and to a term of 18 to 24 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 2:  Attempted Delivery of Cocaine; and sentenced on May 14, 2009 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Jon Worthman, 107 East 5th Street, Alliance, NE 69301).

 

55.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Roger M. Wessels for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in York County and sentenced on April 30, 1965 to a term of 12 to 18 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Breaking and Entering with the Intent to Steal; sentenced on June 2, 1969 to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Fleeing in a Motor Vehicle to Avoid Arrest and to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Operating a Motor Vehicle While His Operator’s License was Suspended or Revoked, and Before Reinstatement of His License; sentenced on May 25, 1970 to a term of 5 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 1:  Breaking and Entering with the Intent to Steal, to a term of 1 year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 2:  Breaking and Entering with the Intent to Steal, and to a term of 1 year at the Nebraska Department  of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 3:  Breaking and Entering with the Intent to Steal; sentenced on September 18, 1975 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Intoxication; sentenced on March 31, 1978 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Disorderly Conduct; sentenced on February 24, 1980 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Disorderly Conduct; and sentenced on January 28, 1998 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Shoot Game Bird / Animal from Roadway, to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Hunt From Road / Shoot Across Road, and to a $500.00 fine for the offense of False Reporting.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Bruce E. Stephens, 111 East 6th Street, York, NE 68467).

 

56.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Justin M. Herring for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Washington County and sentenced on February 28, 2001 to a $10.00 fine for the offense of Issue Bad Check $100 to $500.  Convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on June 1, 2001 to a term of 6 months at the county jail for the offense of Accessory to a Felony and sentenced on September 3, 2004 to a term of 1 day at the county jail for the offense of Disorderly Conduct.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. James E. Schaefer, 1001 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

57.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Timothy D. Van Ackern for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Cass County and sentenced on October 13, 1989 to a term of 3 years probation for the offense of Burglary and sentenced on October 23, 2003 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Issue Bad Check Less Than $100.  Convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on February 12, 2010 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Hunt / Fish / Trap Without Permission.  Convicted in Washington County and sentenced on May 5, 2013 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of No Fishing Permit.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. James E. Connor, 13057 West Center Road, Suite 17, Omaha, NE 68144).

 

58.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Joe D. Brence for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Dodge County and sentenced on July 31, 2001 to a term of 1 year probation for the offense of Child Abuse and sentenced on October 5, 2004 to a term of one year probation for the offense of Attempt of a Class 3A or 4 Felony – Provide False Information on Handgun Permit Application.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Shane J. Placek, 340 East Military Avenue, Suite 1, Fremont, NE 68025).

 

59.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Patrick A. Chase for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on June 6, 1986 to a monetary fine for the offense of Minor Sell, Dispense, Possess – Liquor and to a monetary fine for the offense of Possess / Drink in City Park Area – Liquor, sentenced on July 31, 1993 to a monetary fine for the offense of Disorderly Conduct and sentenced on March 7, 2000 to a term of two to four years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Domestic First Degree Assault and to a term of two to four years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional

Services for the offense of Terroristic Threats.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

60.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Jeremie David Steinbach for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Dodge County and sentenced on August 21, 2001 to a term of one year probation for the offense of Flight to Avoid Arrest and sentenced on June 9, 2003 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Second Degree Assault.  Convicted in Cuming County and sentenced on May 25, 2005 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess / Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol and to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Possess / Consume Open Alcohol Container.  Convicted in Merrick County and sentenced on May 14, 2008 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

61.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Jesse L. Harris for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Dodge County and sentenced on June 29, 1991 to a monetary fine for the offense of Fail to Appear.  Convicted in Madison County and sentenced on November 4, 1991 to a term of 6 months probation for the offense of Drunk Driving; sentenced on November 12, 1992 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Issuing a Bad Check; sentenced on March 14, 1994 to a $750.00 fine for the offense of Issuing Bad Check; and sentenced on May 26, 1995 to a term of one year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Possession of Methamphetamine.  Convicted in Stanton County and sentenced on February 28, 1994 to a term of 1 year at the county jail for the offense of Third Offense Driving Under the Influence.  Convicted in Antelope County and sentenced on February 7, 2002 to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of First Offense – Drive Under Suspension.  Convicted in Morrill County and sentenced on September 26, 2007 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Unlawful Consumption of Alcohol.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

62.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Sheri L. Perales (aka: Sheri L. Garner) for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on August 19, 2003 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Sell Tobacco to Minor and sentenced on March 20, 2008 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking Under $100.  Convicted in Hall County and sentenced on July 1, 2003 to a term of 18 months probation for the offense of Abuse of Vulnerable Adult.  Convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on October 10, 2007 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Theft - Shoplifting $0 - $200.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

63.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Eva M. Giessinger (aka: Eva M. Williams and Eva M. Gunia) for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on December 29, 1997 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Second Degree Trespass – Defy Order to Leave and to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear when on Bail.  Convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on July 5, 1996 to a $10.00 fine for the offense of Park Rule: Violations, to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation,

to a $25.00 fine for the offense of False Information, and to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Theft / Shoplifting; sentenced on May 29, 1997 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking Under $100; sentenced on September 29, 1997 to a term of 10 days at the county jail for the offense of Assault and Battery and to a term of 10 days at the county jail for the offense of Disorderly Conduct; sentenced on December 3, 1997 to a to a term of 10 days at the county jail for the offense of Trespass and to a term of 10 days at the county jail for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on April 7, 1998 to a term of 18 months probation for the offense of Assault on Officer – Third Degree; sentenced on July 9, 1998 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking Under $100 and to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on May 9, 2000 to a term of 9 days at the county jail for the offense of Resisting Arrest; sentenced on September 25, 2001 to a term of 1 day at the county jail for the offense of Obstruct Administration of Law; sentenced on May 5, 2003 to a term of 1 year probation for the offense of Obstruct Administration of Law and to a term of 1 year probation for the offense of Trespass; sentenced on May 6, 2003 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Possess or Use Drug Paraphernalia; and sentenced on August 4, 2010 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Count 1:  Unemployment Insurance Fraud and to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Count 2:  Unemployment Insurance Fraud.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

64.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Pauletha Williams (aka: Pauletha Gatson) for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on June 13, 1991 to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Theft by Shoplifting – Second Offense; sentenced on September 29, 1992 to a term of 12 months probation for the offense of Attempted Assault on an Officer – Third Degree and to a term of 12 months probation for the offense of Resisting Arrest; sentenced on November 1, 1993 to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Resisting Arrest; sentenced on December 8, 1997 to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Drive Under Suspension – Second Offense, to a term of 7 days at the county jail for the offense of Drive Under the Influence – Second Offense, to a term of 1 day at the county jail for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation, and to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Drive Under Suspension – Second Offense; sentenced on December 9, 1997 to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Drive Under Suspension – First Offense and to a term of 10 days at the county jail for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on January 9, 1998 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of False Information; sentenced on October 16, 2000 to a term of 2 years probation for the offense of Driving While Intoxicated – Fourth Offense; sentenced on July 17, 2001 to a term of 120 days probation for the offense of Drive Under Suspension – First Offense; sentenced on September 29, 2003 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Prostitution / Solicitation; and sentenced on October 20, 2009 to a term of 2 years probation for the offense of Second Degree Forgery.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

65.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Thomas T. Shields for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on December 24, 1996 to a term of 6 months probation for the offense of Assault and Battery; sentenced on February 18, 1998 to a term of 1 to 3 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance – Cocaine and to a term of 1 to 3 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Unlawful Possession with Intent to Deliver Controlled Substance – Marijuana; sentenced on March 14, 2007 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Second Degree Criminal Trespass; and sentenced on September 20, 2010 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Liquor:  Open Container in Public Place.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

66.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Elijah K. Kracht for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Gage County and sentenced on July 30, 1998 to a term of 9 months probation for the offense of Criminal Mischief $100 or Less; sentenced on February 23, 1999 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess / Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol; sentenced on March 26, 1999 to a term of 3 to 4 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 2:  Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver; sentenced on October 26, 2001 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol; sentenced on May 27, 2003 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Hunt / Fish / Fur-Harvest without Permit; sentenced on February 21, 2006 to a $500.00 fine for the offense of Assault; and sentenced on May 18, 2010 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Disorderly Conduct.  Convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on March 4, 2003 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Urinating in Public, to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear in Court, and to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear in Court.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

67.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Jordan J. Wilhelm for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on September 26, 2012 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Count 1:  Theft by Shoplifting and to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Count 2:  Theft by Shoplifting.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

68.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Tiffany D. McGary for full pardon of misdemeanor and infraction convictions wherein she was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on June 6, 2007 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear when on Bail and convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on July 20, 2012 to a $300.00 fine for the offense of Possess Marijuana One Ounce or Less / Possess K2.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

APPLICATIONS FOR COMMUTATION HEARINGS:

 

Sentenced Within The Last Five (5) Years / Has Parole Eligibility Date.

 

69.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Hector Medina-Liborio, # 72941, for commutation of the sentences he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on July 31, 2013 to a term of 17 1/2 to 25 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Sexual Assault of a Child and to a term of 17 1/2 to 25 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Kidnapping.  Currently serving these sentences at the Lincoln Correctional Center under number 72941 and has a parole eligibility date in the year 2027.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

70.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Dennis E. Krutilek, # 48405, for commutation of the sentences he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Dodge County and sentenced on June 17, 1996 to a term of 30 to 60 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Theft / Habitual Criminal and sentenced on February 14, 2012 to a term of 4 to 8 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Burglary.  Currently serving these sentences at the Nebraska State Penitentiary under number 48405 and has a parole eligibility date in the year 2017. (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

71.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Kenneth E. Turner, # 79639, for commutation of the sentences he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on February 11, 2014 to a term of two to three years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 1:  Theft by Deception Over $1,500; to a term of 2 to 3 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 2:  Theft by Deception Over $1,500; to a term of three months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Possess Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine; to a term of two to four years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Unlawful Manufacture of Financial Transaction Device; to a term of 20 months to 4 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Criminal Possession Forgery Device; to a term of 2 to 3 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Theft by Deception Over $1,500; to a term of 1 year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 1:  Possess Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine; and to a term of 1 year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 2:  Possess Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine.  Currently serving these sentences at the Nebraska State Penitentiary under number 79639 and has a parole eligibility date in the year 2018.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

72.     Consider setting for hearing the application of John T. Warrack, # 77058, for commutation of the sentences he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on December 17, 2012 to a term of 1 to 2 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Possession Marijuana More than One Pound; to a term of 1 to 2 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Theft by Receiving Stolen Property; to a term of 1 year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Third Degree Domestic Assault; to a term of 3 to 6 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Aid and Abet Delivery of a Controlled Substance within 1000 feet of School; and to a term of 1 to 2 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Attempted Delivery of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine. Currently serving these sentences at the Lincoln Correctional Center under number 77058 and has a parole eligibility date in the year 2017.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

Sentenced Within The Last Ten (10) Years / Has Parole Eligibility Date.

 

73.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Jodi M. Yager, # 96092, for commutation of sentences she is presently serving wherein she was convicted in Saunders County and sentenced on June 20, 2006 to a term of 46 to 50 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Child Abuse Resulting in Death.  Currently serving this sentence at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women under number 96092 and has a parole eligibility date in the year 2030.

 

74.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Cole E. Fisher, # 64135, for commutation of sentences he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Buffalo County and sentenced on May 24, 2006 to a term of 10 to 25 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Burglary – Habitual Criminal and to a term of 20 months to 5 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Escape.  Convicted in Hall County and sentenced on September 26, 2006 to a term of 10 to 15 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Possession of Firearm by Fugitive / Felon – Habitual Criminal. Currently serving these sentences at the Nebraska State Penitentiary under number 64135 and has a parole eligibility date in the year 2016.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

Sentenced Within The Last Twenty (20) Years / Has Parole Eligibility Date.

 

75.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Gerald Lee Schlondorf  (aka: Jerry L. Schlondorf), # 47789, for commutation of the sentences he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on January 23, 1996 to a term of 10 to 30 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Attempted Second Degree Murder; to a term of 2 to 5 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Use Weapon to Commit Felony; to a term of 2 to 5 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Assault on a Peace Officer; to a term of 2 to 5 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Use Weapon to Commit Felony; to a term of 2 to 4 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Terroristic Threats; to a term of 2 to 5 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Use Weapon to Commit Felony; and to a term of 2 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Fleeing to Avoid Arrest.  Currently serving this sentence on parole under number 47789.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

Life Sentences Without Parole.

 

76.     Consider setting for hearing the application of C. Michael Anderson, # 31936, for commutation of the sentence he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on November 30, 2001 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 Nebraska State Penitentiary under number 31936 and has a life sentence with no parole eligibility date.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Mar, Porto, 308 North Locust Street, Suite 501, Grand Island, NE 68802).

 

77.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Maurice L. Scott, # 33872, for commutation of the sentence he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on October 14, 1981 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 Lincoln Correctional Center under number 33872 and has a life sentence with no parole eligibility date. (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

78.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Robert Hunt, # 35947, for commutation of the sentence he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Madison County and sentenced on October 11, 1985 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 Nebraska State Penitentiary under number 35947 and has a life sentence with no parole eligibility date.  (Legal counsel:  None listed).

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

 

79.     Comments from the public.

 

MISCELLANEOUS:

 

80.     Adjournment.

 

 

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