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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

 

MONDAY

AUGUST 24, 2015

1:00 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 June 29, 2015.

 

1:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter permissible.

 

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

 

4.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Jamie L. Pacula (aka: Jamie L. Ahlvers) for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension she is currently serving wherein she was convicted in Cass County and sentenced on September 24, 2007 to a 15-year license revocation for Fourth Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. David Tighe, 7914 West Dodge Road, Suite 282, Omaha, NE 68114).

 

5.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Robert A. Lighthart for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on August 18, 2008 to a 15-year license revocation for Fourth Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. James Schaefer, 1001 Farnam Street, Suite 300, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

6.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Gary L. Leibel for a reprieve from the two 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on December 28, 2007 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI and sentenced on January 4, 2008 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Robert Creager, 1630 K Street, Lincoln, NE 68508).

 

7.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Nathan F. McLean for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on January 27, 2006 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Mark Rappl, 1111 Lincoln Mall, Suite 300, Lincoln, NE 68508).

 

8.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Michael L. Allen (aka: Mickey Lee Allen) for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on January 14, 2008 to a 15-year license revocation for offense of Driving During Revocation.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Dana M. London, 1701 South 17th Street, Suite 2C, Lincoln, NE 68502).

 

9.       Consider setting for hearing the application of Mark A. Blaha for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on January 25, 2007 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

10.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Joseph D. Logue for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Cass County and sentenced on March10, 2008 to a 15-year license suspension for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

11.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Daniel C. Hattig for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Dakota County and sentenced on August 21, 2006 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

12.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Thomas L. Bell for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on September 27, 2002 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

13.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Adam W. Brunner for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Gage County and sentenced on January 25, 2008 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

14.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Kyle M. Johnson for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Box Butte County and sentenced on January 9, 2008 to a 15-year license revocation for Fourth Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

15.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Anthony J. Schindler for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Holt County and sentenced on August 25, 2004 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

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

 

16.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Joel F. Ebeltoft for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on August 21, 2003 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Alan Schroeder, 101 North 69 Street, Suite 21, Omaha, NE 68123).

 

17.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Dennis G. Bogard for a reprieve from the two 15-year license suspensions he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Platte County and sentenced on March 21, 2008 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI and convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on September 1, 2009 to a 15-year license revocation for Fourth Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Jim Schaefer, 1001 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

18.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Katrina L. Thomas for a reprieve from the two 15-year license suspensions she is currently serving wherein she was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on January 16, 2004 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI and convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on July 8, 2005 to a 15-year license revocation for Fourth Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Mark Rappl, 1111 Lincoln Mall, Suite 300, Lincoln, NE 68508).

 

19.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Timothy D. Dorzweiler for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on December 14, 2007 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

20.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Duane D. Waters for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Sheridan County and sentenced on December 16, 2008 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

21.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Mandie M. Johnson for a reprieve from the

15-year license suspension she is currently serving wherein she was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on November 22, 2010 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

22.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Travis J. Buoy for a reprieve from the two

15-year license suspensions he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Pierce County and sentenced on September 2, 2003 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI and convicted in Stanton County and sentenced on November 5, 2007 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

23.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Matthew V. Fights Over for a reprieve from the two 15-year license suspensions he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Cherry County and sentenced on December 7, 2009 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI and to a 15-year license revocation for First Offense Refuse to Submit to Test.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

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

 

24.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Elizabeth S. Bergman (aka: Betsy S. Bergman) for a reprieve from the two 15-year license suspensions she is currently serving wherein she was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on August 14, 2002 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI and to a 15-year license suspension for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

25.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Graham N. Svendsen for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on June 17, 2005 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

APPLICATION FOR COMMUTATION OF LIFETIME DRIVERS LICENSE SUSPENSION:

 

26.     Consider setting for hearing the application of James E. Holbert for a commutation from the lifetime license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on July 7, 1988 to a Lifetime License Revocation for Third Offense DWI.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).    

 

2:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as permissible.

 

APPLICATIONS FOR FULL PARDON HEARINGS – FAVORABLE:

 

27.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Natalie A. Jacobsen (aka: Natalie A. Tackett) for full pardon of felony conviction wherein she was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on December 18, 2001 to a term of 5 years probation for the offense of Attempted Robbery.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Timothy S. Noerrlinger, 111 Lincoln Mall, Suite 300, Lincoln, NE 68508).

 

28.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Henry C. Avant Jr. for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on March 30, 1964 to a term of 2 days at the county jail for the offense of Carrying a Concealed Weapon; sentenced on April 4, 1968 to confinement at the county jail for the offense of Assault and Battery; and sentenced on January 16, 1978 to a term of 3 years probation for the offense of Shooting with Intent to Kill, Wound, Maim.  Convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on February 9, 1967 to a term of 1 year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Uttering a Forged Instrument.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Scott E. Tollefsen, 201 North 8th Street, Suite 300, Lincoln, NE 68508).

 

29.     Consider setting for hearing the application of James B. Kirkpatrick for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Lincoln County and sentenced on May 3, 1999 to a $10.00 fine for the offense of Issue Bad Check Less Than $100; sentenced on October 2, 2000 to a term of 180 days at the county jail for the offense of Theft by Deception $500 - $1,500; and sentenced on July 29, 2002 to a term of 1 to 3 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Issue Bad Check $1,500 or More, to a term of 2 to 6 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Burglary, to a term of 2 to 6 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking Over $1,500, to a term of 2 to 6 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense Possess Firearm by Felon/Fugitive, and to a term of 2 to 6 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Possess Firearm by Felon/Fugitive.  Convicted in Polk County and sentenced on May 25, 2001 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Issue Bad Check When No Funds Available.  Convicted in Hall County and sentenced on January 10, 2003 to a term of 18 to 24 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Issue Bad Check When No Funds Available.  (Legal Counsel:  Ms. Susan L. Kirchmann, 3901 Faulkner Drive, Lincoln, NE 68516).

 

30.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Anthony S. Wenz for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on May 22, 2002 to a term of 2 years probation for the offense of Attempted Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver – Methamphetamine.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

31.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Anthony D. Agostine for full pardon of felony convictions wherein he was convicted in Hall County and sentenced on January 3, 1968 to a term of 4 months at the county jail for the offense of Larceny and sentenced on July 18, 1968 to a term of 2 to 10 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Breaking and Entering.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

32.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Shari D. Trompke for full pardon of felony conviction wherein she was convicted in Merrick County and sentenced on July 13, 1992 to a term of 1 year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

33.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Ronald L. Ring for full pardon of felony convictions wherein he was convicted in Buffalo County and sentenced on October 14, 1987 to a term of 1 to 2 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance – Marijuana/Methamphetamine and to a term of 1 year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance – Marijuana/Methamphetamine.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

34.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Duane L. Anderson for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on February 16, 1973 to a term of 3 years probation for the offense of First Degree Arson.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

35.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Sharon J. Prystai (aka: Sharon J. Troff) for full pardon of felony conviction wherein she was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on May 13, 2005 to a term of five years probation for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking, More Than $500, Less than $1,500.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

36.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Jesse R. Wragge for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Pierce County and sentenced on March 7, 2000 to a term of 24 months probation for the offense of Aiding and Abetting Theft.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

37.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Terrell L. Martin for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on September 17, 1993 to a term of 20 months to 5 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance – Crack Cocaine; sentenced on February 1, 1995 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of False Information; sentenced on April 7, 1995 to a term of 3 to 4 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance – Crack Cocaine and to a term of 3 to 4 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of  Unlawful Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance – Crack Cocaine; and sentenced on August 19, 1996 to a term of 1 day at the county jail for the offense of Obstruct Administration of Law.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

38.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Terence L. Shemek for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Platte County and sentenced on November 4, 1987 to a term of 1 year probation for the offense of Issuing Bad Check, sentenced on June 6, 1997 to a term of 2 to 3 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Second Degree forgery and to a term of 2 to 3 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine, sentenced on January 15, 1999 to a term of 18 to 30 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Burglary, and sentenced on August 29, 2002 to a term of 3 years probation for the offense of Attempted Deliver / Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance.  Convicted in Colfax County and sentenced on September 30, 1988 to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Issuing Bad Check.  Convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on December 15, 1995 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300.  Convicted in Madison County and sentenced on September 22, 1997 to a term of 6 months probation for the offense of Second Degree Forgery.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

39.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Victor L. Gehrig for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on May 27, 1991 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Possession Marijuana and to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Possession Narcotic Equipment; sentenced on June 15, 2000 to a $300.00 fine for the offense of Flee in Motor Vehicle to Avoid Arrest; sentenced on February 21, 2001 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Hinder, Delay, or Interrupt Arrest; sentenced on April 2, 2002 to a $500.00 fine for the offense of Flee in Motor Vehicle to Avoid Arrest; sentenced on September 20, 2002 to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Operate Motor Vehicle to Avoid Arrest; sentenced on September 4, 2002 to a term of 6 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Attempted Possession of Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine and to a term of 2 to 4 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Attempted Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver – Methamphetamine.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

40.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Patrick L. Lotspeich for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Dodge County and sentenced on April 2, 1984 to a term of 1 to 3 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Burglary and convicted in Platte County and sentenced on November 8, 2000 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Criminal Mischief.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

41.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Roger A. Engler for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein he was convicted in Buffalo County and sentenced on August 12, 1993 to a term of 18 months probation for the offense of Third Degree Domestic Assault.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

42.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Preston D. Mostek for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Hall County and sentenced on July 27, 2005 to a $200.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess / Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol; sentenced on March 16, 2006 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess / Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol; sentenced on April 20, 2005 to a term of 1 year probation for the offense of Attempted Possession of Burglar’s Tools and to a term of 1 year probation for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking; and sentenced on January 4, 2007 to a $500.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess / Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol.  Convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on December 10, 2007 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace and sentenced on August 29, 2008 to a term of 6 months probation for the offense of City Ordinance Assault – Domestic Violence.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

43.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Joshua A. Knaack for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein he was convicted in Dakota County and sentenced on November 20, 2001 to a term of 2 years probation for the offense of Criminal Attempt.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

44.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Quanita M. Williams (aka: Michelle Williams) for full pardon of misdemeanor and infraction convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on October 8, 1999 to a $200.00 fine for the offense of Count 1:  Theft – Shoplifting $0 - $200 and to a $200.00 fine for the offense of Count 2:  Theft – Shoplifting $0 - $200 and sentenced on January 14, 2011 to a $300.00 fine for the offense of Possess Marijuana 1 oz. or Less – First Offense.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

45.     Consider setting for hearing the application of LaFayette D. Daye for full pardon of misdemeanor and infraction convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on March 1, 1996 to a term of 6 months probation for the offense of Possess Marijuana 1 oz. or Less and to a term of 6 months probation for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on June 11, 1998 to a term of 6 months probation for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on April 12, 1999 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on January 28, 2002 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Possess Marijuana 1 oz. or Less; sentenced on July 2, 2002 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Damage to Property; and sentenced on May 11, 2004 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Assault and Battery and to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Damage to Property.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Justin A. Quinn, 209 South 19th Street, Suite 540, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

APPLICATIONS FOR FULL PARDON HEARINGS – UNFAVORABLE:

 

46.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Zacheryal R. Schake-Diwa for a full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Gage County and sentenced on July 2, 1996 to a term of 2 years probation for the offense of Attempted First Degree Sexual Assault.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Chad J. Wythers, 2650 North 48th Street, Lincoln, NE 68504).

 

47.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Bertha Puig (aka: Bertha Puig Lopez) for full pardon of felony convictions wherein she was convicted in Madison County and sentenced on July 18, 2008 to a term of 18 to 24 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Delivery of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine and to a term of 18 to 24 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Conspiracy to Deliver a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Brett McArthur, 140 South 27th Street, Suite D, Lincoln, NE 68510).

 

48.     Consider setting for hearing the application of David J. Picket Pin III for a full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Box Butte County and sentenced on December 3, 1987 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of First Degree Trespassing; sentenced on September 26, 1989 to a term of 6 months at the county jail for the offense of Theft and to a term of 1 year at the county jail and 5 years probation for the offense of Burglary; sentenced on July 24, 1990 to a term of 5 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Escape; sentenced on August 13, 1991 to a term of 5 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Escape; sentenced on June 8, 1993 to a term of 10 to 20 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Sexual Assault; sentenced on April 2, 2009 to a term of 2 days at the county jail and 7 months probation for the offense of Attempted – Commit Child Abuse Negligently / No Injury; and sentenced on February 25, 2010 to a term of 10 days at the county jail for the offense of Procure / Sell Alcohol to Minor / Incompetent.  Convicted in Dawes County and sentenced on January 4, 2010 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Hunt / Fish / Fur-Harvest Without Permit.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Jon Worthman, 107 East Fifth Street, Alliance, NE 69301).

 

49.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Beau A. Wichtendahl for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on July 18, 1995 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Unlawful Fishing; sentenced on June 26, 1997 to a $10.00 fine for the offense of Unlawful Entry Without Permit; sentenced on February 1, 1999 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Trespass Upon Property of Another; sentenced on February 2, 1999 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess / Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol and to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on April 16, 1999 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300; sentenced on June 3, 1999 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Deposit Litter in Public Place; sentenced on October 12, 1999 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Trespass Upon Property of Another; sentenced on December 3, 1999 to a $300.00 fine for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300; sentenced on April 14, 2000 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Consume Alcoholic Liquor in Public; sentenced on May 15, 2000 to a $400.00 fine for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300; sentenced on June 5, 2000 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Trespass Upon Property of Another; sentenced on July 6, 2000 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Disperse and to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear in Court; sentenced on August 2, 2000 to a $200.00 fine for the offense of Possess Marijuana 1 oz. or Less – Second Offense and to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Make False Statement to Police Officer; sentenced on September 25, 2000 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace and to a $100.00 fine for the offense of  Fail to Appear in Court; sentenced on January 9, 2001 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Refuse to Comply with Order of Police Officer; sentenced on June 25, 2002 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Urinating in Public; sentenced on October 7, 2003 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Alter or Remove Price Tag; sentenced on May 23, 2004 to a term of 240 days at the county jail for the offense of Criminal Mischief Over $300; and sentenced on August 11, 2004 to a term of 10 days at the county jail for the offense of Theft/Shoplifting $0-$200. Convicted in Saunders County and sentenced on March 9, 2004 to a term of seven days at the county jail for the offense of Possession Marijuana over 1 oz. to 1 Pound.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Korey Korey Reiman, 650 J Street, Lincoln, NE 68508).

 

50.     Consider setting for hearing the application of William E. Sheldon for full pardon of felony convictions wherein he was convicted in Buffalo County and sentenced on October 31, 2013 to a term of 5 to 6 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Use Firearm to Commit a Felony, to a term of 1 to 2 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Tampering with Physical Evidence, and to a term of 1 to 2 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Terroristic Threats.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

51.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Deanna L. Timothy (aka: Deanna L. Fleherty, Deanna L. McCartney, Deanna L. Schall, Dee McCartney, and Dee Schall) for full pardon of felony conviction wherein she was convicted in York County and sentenced on May 21, 2007 to a term of 5 years probation for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

52.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Cory O. Holmes for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on July 27, 1994 to a term of 1 to 4 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Forcible Sexual Assault; sentenced on September 9, 2002 to a term of 1 day at the county jail for the offense of Assault and Battery; and sentenced on June 9, 2004 to a term of 12 months probation for the offense of Violate Protection Order – First Offense.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

53.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Gary R. Relford for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on February 22, 1994 to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Disorderly Conduct and sentenced on June 13, 2000 to a term of 2 years probation for the offense of Attempted First Degree Sexual Assault of Child.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

54.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Larry G. Vega Jr. for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on February 14, 1997 to a term of 3 years probation for the offense of First Degree Sexual Assault and sentenced on January 20, 1999 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear when on Bail.  Convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on March 24, 1997 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess / Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol; sentenced on April 8, 1997 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking Under $100; sentenced on June 3, 1997 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Park Rule Violations; sentenced on September 19, 1997 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Disorderly Conduct and to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess / Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol; sentenced on October 24, 1997 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Possess or Discharge Illegal Fireworks; sentenced on May 27, 2003 to a term of 2 days at the county jail for the offense of Disorderly Conduct; sentenced on December 8, 2004 to a term of 1 day at the county jail for the offense of Liquor:  Open Container in Public Place and to a term of 1 day at the county jail for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on March 11, 2005 to a term of 16 days at the county jail for the offense of Violate Protection Order – First Offense; sentenced on December 20, 2005 to a term of 7 days at the county jail for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on August 23, 2007 to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Third Degree Domestic Assault and to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; and sentenced on August 2, 2010 to a $200.00 fine for the offense of Negligent Minor Care.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

55.     Consider setting for hearing the application of William E. Erickson for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Custer County and sentenced on July 20, 2009 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Count 1:  Issue Bad Check, to a $10.00 fine for the offense of Count 2:  Issue Bad Check, to a $10.00 fine for the offense of Count 3:  Issue Bad Check, to a $10.00 fine for the offense of Count 4: Issue Bad Check, to a $10.00 fine for the offense of Count 5: Issue Bad Check, to a $10.00 fine for the offense of Count 6: Issue Bad Check, and to a $10.00 fine for the offense of Count 7:  Issue Bad Check; and sentenced on March 18, 2010 to a term of 3 years probation for the offense of Third Degree Sexual Assault of a Child.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

APPLICATIONS FOR FULL PARDON HEARINGS – INCONCLUSIVE:

 

56.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Margie L. Agee (aka: Margie L. Martin, Margie L. Clark, and Margie L. Lathan) for full pardon of felony  and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on April 5, 1976 to a term of 1 to 4 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Manslaughter, sentenced on March 13, 1986 to a Monetary Fine for the offense of Disorderly Conduct, and sentenced on March 31, 1986 to a term of probation for the offense of Fraud:  Obtain Property.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

57.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Melissa D. Gaston for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on June 21, 2001 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace and sentenced on October 1, 2004 to a term of 15 to 30 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine.  Convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on September 12, 2003 to a term of 3 days at the county jail for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation and to a term of 3 days at the county jail for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on December 9, 2003 to a term of 1 day at the county jail for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on April 21, 2004 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of First Degree Criminal Trespass; and sentenced on November 18, 2004 to a term of 20 to 36 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Second Degree Forgery.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

58.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Patricia J. Frick (aka: Patricia J. Putnam, Patricia J. Miller, and Patricia J. Patsios) for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Buffalo County and sentenced on May 1, 1991 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Fraud – Bad Checks; sentenced on September 24, 2003 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Attempted Escape; sentenced on January 14, 2005 to a term of 1 year probation for the offense of Attempted Possession of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine and to a term of 1 year probation for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

59.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Weston J. Rowe for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on September 2, 1998 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Curfew Violation; sentenced on August 11, 1999 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace; and sentenced on February 1, 2002 to a term of 36 months probation for the offense of Theft.  Convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on April 29, 2002 to a term of 6 months probation for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking Over $1,500.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

60.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Dustin Nebe for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in York County and sentenced on April 1, 1998 to a $500.00 fine for the offense of Theft by Shoplifting; sentenced on February 9, 2005 to a $500.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace; and to a term of 365 days at the county jail for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine.  Convicted in Saline County and sentenced on May 5, 1998 to a term of 60 days at the county jail and a $500.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess / Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol.  Convicted in Fillmore County and sentenced on January 12, 2001 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Loaded Shotgun in Vehicle and sentenced on May 10, 2005 to a term of 300 days at the county jail for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine.  Convicted in Harlan County and sentenced on September 10, 2002 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Violate Fishing Regulations.  Convicted in Loup County and sentenced on October 22, 2004 to a $10.00 fine for the offense of Unlawful Entry without Park Permit and convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on April 24, 2008 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Consume Alcohol Liquor in Public.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

61.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Evelyn J. Snell-Bridgeford for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on May 1, 1995 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Damage to Property and sentenced on June 24, 2009 to a term of 3 years probation for the offense of Second Degree Assault.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

62.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Benjamin P. Klein for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Buffalo County and sentenced on February 19, 2002 to a term of 14 to 24 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Possession of Amphetamines.  Convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on July 30, 2003 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Possess Open Alcohol Container.  (Legal counsel:  None listed).

 

63.     Consider setting for hearing the application of James L. Kyle for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Adams County and sentenced on February 21, 1986 to a term of 1 year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Criminal Conspiracy; sentenced on November 1, 1989 to a $350.00 fine for the offense of Attempted Obstructing a Police Officer; sentenced on April 16, 1999 to a term of 2 years probation for the offense of Deliver / Intent to Deliver Controlled Substance; sentenced on February 9, 2006 to a $200.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace; sentenced on June 27, 2008 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace; and sentenced on October 23, 2008 to  $50.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

64.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Gerald G. Clayton (aka: Jerry Clayton) for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Dodge County and sentenced on September 22, 1960 to a term of 6 months license suspension for the offense of Reckless Driving; sentenced on October 25, 1960 to a term of 6 months at the county jail for the offense of Adultery/Sex Offenses and to a term of 6 months at the county jail for the offense of Debauching a Minor/Sex Offenses; sentenced on August 31, 1961 to a term of 1 to 2 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Unlawful Entering an Automobile; sentenced on January 4, 1963 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Drive Under Suspension; sentenced on June 11, 1964 to a term of 2 years license suspension for the offense of Drive Under Suspension; sentenced on February 9, 1970 to a $26.00 fine for the offense of Hit and Run; sentenced on April 20, 1972 to a term of 2 years probation for the offense of Auto Theft and to a term of 2 years probation for the offense of Possession Stolen Property; sentenced on September 6, 1974 to a term of 1 year license suspension for the offense of Drive Under the Influence and to a term of 1 year license suspension for the offense of Drive Under Suspension; sentenced on October 8, 1985 to a term of Lifetime license suspension for Driving Under the Influence-Liquor; sentenced on May 19, 1987 to a term of 6 months probation for the offense of Failure to Appear; sentenced on May 26, 1987 to a term of 20 months to 5 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Failure to Appear/Driving on Permanent Suspended Driver’s License/Drive Under Suspension; and sentenced on June 19, 1998 to a term of 1 year license suspension for the offense of Drive Under Suspension.  Convicted in Hall County and sentenced on January 6, 1964 to a term of 1 year license suspension for the offense of Drive Under Suspension.  Convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on April 26, 1974 to a term of 6 months license suspension and sentenced on March 17, 1976 to a term of 1 year license suspension for the offense of Drive Under the Influence/.10% Alcohol.  Convicted in Phelps County and sentenced on February 23, 2000 to a term of 20 months to 5 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Drive Under Suspenson.  Convicted in Lincoln County and sentenced on June 28, 2001 to a term of 21 days at the county jail for the offense of Issue Bad Check $100 to $500.  Convicted in Holt County and sentenced on October 9, 2002 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace; sentenced on March 26, 2003 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace; sentenced on January 21, 2004 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Theft-Receive Stolen Property $0-$100; and sentenced on September 22, 2010 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Theft-Unlawful Taking $201 to $499.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

65.     Hear applicant Justin M. Niles for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein he was convicted in Scotts Bluff County and sentenced on July 14, 2010 to a term of 12 months probation for the offense of Third Degree Domestic Assault.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

66.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Crystal Santaι Mapp (aka: Crystal Santaι Brown Mapp) for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on March 7, 2001 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear in Court; sentenced on September 27, 2001 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Sell or Give Alcohol to Minor and to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Make False Statement to Police Officer; sentenced on March 15, 2002 to a $200.00 fine for the offense of Assault, Strike, or Cause Bodily Injury and to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear in Court; August 5, 2003 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Make False Statement to Police Officer, to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear in Court, and to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear in Court; sentenced on May 31, 2005 to a $150.,00 fine for the offense of Make False Statement to Police Officer; sentenced on November 22, 2005 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Criminal Mischief $500 to $1,500 and to a$200.00 fine for the offense of Commit Child Abuse Negligently – No Injury; sentenced on January 13, 2006 to a term of one year probation for the offense of Attempt of a Class 3A or 4 Felony – Possess Controlled Substance; sentenced on February 19, 2008 to a $300 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace; and sentenced on March 20, 2009 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear in Court.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).         

 

3:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as permissible.

 

APPLICATIONS FOR COMMUTATION HEARINGS:

 

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

 

67.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Scott Smith, # 77701, for commutation of the sentence he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on March 25, 2013 to a term of 10 to 12 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Sexual Assault of a Child.  Currently serving this sentence at the Nebraska State Penitentiary under number 77701 and has a prole eligibility date in the year 2018.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Stuart J. Dornan, 1403 Farnam Street, Suite 232, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

68.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Ademola Cole, # 75746, for commutation of the sentences he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on May 15, 2012 to a term of 4 to 8 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Sexual Assault – Minor, to a term of 8 to 12 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Sexual Assault – Minor, and to a term of 3 to 5 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Third Degree Sexual Assault of a Child.  Currently serving these sentence at the Nebraska State Penitentiary under number 75746 and has a parole eligibility date in the year 2019.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).  

 

69.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Clifford T. Coyle, # 77608, for commutation of the sentences he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Kimball County and sentenced on March 14, 2013 to a term of 10 to 15 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Driving Under the Influence – Fifth Offense / High Test and to a term of 10 to 15 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Driving Under the Influence – Fourth Offense.  Currently serving these sentences at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution under number 77608 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.

 

70.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Larry H. Stoltz, # 63546, for commutation of the sentence he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Butler County and sentenced on  December 6, 2005 to a term of 30 to 36 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Sexual Assault.  Currently serving this sentence at the Nebraska State Penitentiary under number 63546 and has a parole eligibility date in the year 2020.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

Sentences That Have a Mandatory Minimum Term Sentence to be served.

 

71.     Consider setting for hearing the application of A.J. Jay Kelly, # 70471, for commutation of the sentence he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on October 23, 2009 to a term of 35 to 50 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Sexual Assault of a Child.  Currently serving this sentence at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution under number 70471 and is serving a mandatory minimum sentence until the year 2033.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

72.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Damon D. Pigee, # 76018, for commutation of the sentences he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on June 18, 2012 to a term of 10 to 40 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 1: Possession of Deadly Weapon by Prohibited Person; to a term of 10 to 40 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 2: Possession of Deadly Weapon by Prohibited Person; to a term of 10 to 40 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 3: Possession of Deadly Weapon by Prohibited Person; and to a term of 10 to 40 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Count 4: Possession of Deadly Weapon by Prohibited Person.  Currently serving these sentences at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution under number 76018 and is serving a mandatory minimum sentence until the year 2037.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).         

 

73.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Michael A. Hernandez, # 63627, for commutation of the sentence he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Box Butte County and sentenced on February 21, 2006 to a term of 20 to 30 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Distribution of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine / Habitual Criminal.  Currently serving this sentence at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution under number 63627 and is serving a mandatory minimum sentence until the year 2020.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

Life Sentences Without Parole.

 

74.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Brian J. Adams, # 26103, for commutation of the sentences he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on March 15, 1968 to a term of Life at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Murder While in Commission of a Crime.  Convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on October 24, 1968 to a term of Life at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Murder.  Convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on March 19, 1980 to a term of One Year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Escape; to a term of One to Two Years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Burglary; and to a term of One to Two Years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Theft.  Currently serving these sentences at the Omaha Correctional Center under number 26103.  (Legal Counsel:  Mr. Stephen Gehring, 1125 South 103rd Street, Suite 600, Omaha, NE 68124).

 

75.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Todd Cook, # 47656, for commutation of the sentences he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Madison County and sentenced on December 15, 1995 to a term of Life at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Murder and to a term of 20 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Use of a Firearm to Commit a Felony.  Convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on March 21, 2002 to a term of 10 – 30 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Attempted Escape.  Currently serving this sentence at the Nebraska State Penitentiary under number 47656.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

76.     Consider setting for hearing the application of David E. Ware, # 35781, 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.  Currently serving this sentence at the Lincoln Correctional Center under number 35781.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

77.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Jeremy P. Osborn, # 47026, for commutation of the sentences he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on June 15, 1995 to a term of Life at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of First Degree Murder and to a term of 10 to 15 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Use Weapon to Commit a Felony.  Currently serving these sentences at the Lincoln Correctional Center under number 47026.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

78.     Consider setting for hearing the application of Willie E. Tucker, # 34490, for commutation of the sentence he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on July 19, 1982 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 34490.  (Legal Counsel:  None listed).

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

 

79.     Comments from the public.

 

MISCELLANEOUS:

 

80.     Adjournment.

 

 

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