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BOARD OF PARDONS MEETING

SEPTEMBER 22, 2014

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 meeting of August 14, 2014.

 

HEARINGS FOR REVOCATION OF GRANTED LICENSE REPRIEVE:

 

4. Hear the case of John C. Phifer for review of the reprieve of fifteen (15) year license suspension he is serving wherein he was convicted in Lincoln County and sentenced on May 2, 2005 to a 15-year license revocation for Fourth Offense DWI and to a 15-year license revocation for Fourth Offense DWI; convicted in Dawson County and sentenced on October 5, 2005 to a 15-year license revocation for Fourth Offense DWI. A reprieve of license suspension was granted in this case on January 30, 2014 by the Nebraska Board of Pardons. (Legal Counsel: Mr. P. Stephen Potter, PO Box 348, Gothenburg, NE 69138).

 

HEARINGS FOR REPRIEVE OF 15 YEAR DRIVERS LICENSE SUSPENSIONS:

 

5. Hear applicant Lucio Perez-Munoz for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Dakota County and sentenced on December 16, 2004 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI. (Legal Counsel: Mr. Craig Lane, 505 5th Street, Suite 702, Sioux City, IA 51101).

 

6. Hear applicant Bryan W. Peterson for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on March 8, 2007 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI. (Legal Counsel: Mr. William Pfeffer, 1823 Harney Street, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

7. Hear applicant Michael D. Kudlacek for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentence on February 23, 2006 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI. (Legal Counsel: Mr. Justin High, 661 North 50th Street, Omaha, NE 68132).

 

8. Hear applicant Michael S. Conover for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on November 19, 2003 to a 15-year license revocation for Fourth Offense DWI. (Legal Counsel: Mr. Mark Rappl, 1111 Lincoln Mall, Suite 300, Lincoln, NE 68508).

 

9. Hear applicant Sarah J. Repp for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension she is currently serving wherein she was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on May 17, 2002 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

10. Hear applicant Mary L. Griffith for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension she is currently serving wherein she was convicted in Stanton County and sentenced on March 1, 2004 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

11. Hear applicant Carl D. Radomski for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Scotts Bluff County and sentenced on March 1, 2001 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

12. Hear applicant Machell A. Chandler for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension she is currently serving wherein she was convicted in Dodge County and sentenced on August 30, 2005 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

13. Hear applicant Christine A. Herek (aka: Cristine A. Herek, Tina Herek, Christine A. Thompson, and Tina Thompson) for a reprieve from the three 15-year license suspensions she is currently serving wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on May 17, 2000 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI and sentenced on May 3, 2007 to a 15-year license revocation for Fourth Offense DWI and to a 15-year license revocation for Driving During Revocation. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

14. Hear applicant Jimmy E. Mc Daniel for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on December 19, 2000 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

15. Hear applicant Francisco Chitic-Perez for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Hall County and sentenced on September 9, 2004 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

16. Hear applicant Howard E. Johnson for reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on September 5, 2001 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

FULL PARDON HEARINGS:

 

17. Hear applicant Douglas R. Backhaus for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Pierce County and sentenced on May 6, 2002 to a term of three years probation for the offense of Theft. (Legal Counsel: Ms. Kathleen Koening Rockey, PO Box 78, Norfolk, NE 68702).

 

18. Hear applicant Blanchard E. Johnson Jr. for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on September 20, 1974 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance Heroin. (Legal Counsel: Mr. William F. McGinn, 20 North 16th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501).

 

19. Hear applicant Nicholas P. Starkey for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Colfax County and sentenced on May 21, 1997 to a term of 36 months probation for the offense of Burglary. (Legal Counsel: Ms. Mallory N. Hughes, 1403 Farnam Street, Suite 232, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

20. Hear applicant Keely J. Porter for full pardon of felony conviction wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on November 12, 2003 to a term of five years probation for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking. (Legal Counsel: Mr. Steve Grasz, 13330 California Street, Omaha, NE 68154).

 

21. Hear applicant Charles Dillion for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on February 3, 1995 to a term of 18 months probation for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance Cocaine. (Legal Counsel: Mr. Thomas J. Garvey, 1001 West Mission Avenue, Bellevue, NE 68005).

 

22. Hear applicant Viengsak Heuangdetxophomh (aka: Mike Heuangdetxophomh) for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Dakota County and sentenced on May 8, 2001 to a term of 24 months probation for the offense of First Degree Sexual Assault. (Legal Counsel: Mr. Joshua P. Sleper, 7502 South 84th Street, La Vista, NE 68128).

 

23. Hear applicant Steen D. Nichols for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Frontier County and sentenced on July 30, 2004 to a term of 24 months probation for the offense of Theft Shoplifting $500 - $1,500. (Legal Counsel: Ms. Susan L. Kirchmann, 3901 Faulkner Drive, Lincoln, NE 68516).

 

24. Hear applicant Eric D. Kavulak for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Hamilton County and sentenced on October 3, 2002 to a term of 36 months probation for the offense of Deliver / Intent to Deliver Controlled Substance Marijuana. (Legal Counsel: Ms. Susan L. Kirchmann, 3901 Faulkner Drive, Lincoln, NE 68516).

 

25. Hear applicant Joseph A. Lockard for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Lincoln County and sentenced on September 22, 1975 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Distribution of a Controlled Substance Marijuana. (Legal Counsel: Mr. Christopher C. Cassiday, 1201 Lincoln Mall, Suite 102, Lincoln, NE 68508).

 

26. Hear applicant Anna M. Rewolinski for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on September 21, 2001 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Count 1: Second Degree Forgery, More Than $300 and to a term of two years probation for the offense of Count 2: Second Degree Forgery, More Than $300. Convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on July 20, 2001 to a term of five years probation for the offense of Count 2: Second Degree Forgery; to a term of five years probation for the offense of Count 4: Second Degree Forgery; to a term of five years probation for the offense of Count 5: Second Degree Forgery; to a term of five years probation for the offense of Count 6: Second Degree Forgery; to a term of five years probation for the offense of Count 9: Second Degree Forgery; to a term of five years probation for the offense of Count 10: Second Degree Forgery; to a term of five year probation for the offense of Count 11: Second Degree Forgery; and to a term of five year probation for the offense of Count 13: Second Degree Forgery. (Legal Counsel: Ms. Krisanne C. Weimer, 7602 Pacific Street, Omaha, NE 68114).

 

27. Hear applicant John L. Richard for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on December 9, 1986 to a Monetary Fine and County Jail for the offense of Attempted Theft and sentenced on March 12, 1993 to a term of 18 to 30 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Unlawful Possession with Intent to Deliver Controlled Substance Marijuana. (Legal Counsel: Mr. James Polack, 3814 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68131).

 

28. Hear applicant LaVerna L. Warner for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on July 22, 1997 to a $10.00 fine for the offense of Unlawful Entry Without Park Permit and sentenced on June 22, 2004 to a term of 18 months probation for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance Methamphetamine. (Legal Counsel: Mr. Korey Reiman, 650 J Street, Lincoln, NE 68508).

 

29. Hear applicant Chad W. Case for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on February 3, 2006 to a $500.00 fine for the offense of Attempt of a Class 3A Felony Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance / Dangerous Drugs Steroids. (Legal Counsel: Mr. Alan G. Stoler, 1823 Harney Street, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

30. Hear applicant Patrick J. Hunt for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Dawson County and sentenced on May 12, 1995 to a term of one year probation for the offense of Attempted Escape. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

31. Hear applicant Mark W. Walters for full pardon of felony convictions wherein he was convicted in Buffalo County and sentenced on September 29, 1999 to a term of three years probation for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance Cocaine and to a term of 180 days at the county jail for the offense of Possession of a Short Rifle. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

32. Hear applicant Henry E. Walker (aka: Sandy Walker) for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on May 5, 1966 to a term of four months at the county jail for the offense of Burglary. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

33. Hear applicant Dale G. Meece for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Saunders County and sentenced on April 15, 1985 to a term of one year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Criminal Mischief. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

34. Hear applicant Rodger D. Earll Sr. for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Dawson County and sentenced on April 30, 1982 to a term of three years probation for the offense of Distribution of a Controlled Substance Marijuana. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

35. Hear applicant Steven P. Robb for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on June 15, 1989 to a term of three years probation for the offense of Theft by Deception. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

36. Hear applicant Gerry D. Ward for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Adams County and sentenced on May 8, 1974 to a term of one year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Breaking and Entering. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

37. Hear applicant Kevin J. Renner for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on December 30, 2003 to a term of 364 days at the county jail for the offense of Second Degree Assault. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

38. Hear applicant Randy A. McCall for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on August 12, 1971 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Larceny from the Person. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

39. Hear applicant Darren M. Peters for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Red Willow County and sentenced on November 14, 2003 to a term of one year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Attempt to Possess a Controlled Substance Cocaine; (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

40. Hear applicant Samuel P. Brown for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Stanton County and sentenced on December 9, 1977 to a term of 35 years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Second Degree Murder. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

41. Hear applicant David L. Keyes (aka: Davis L. Keyes) for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on December 18, 1996 to a term of one to three years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Discharging Firearm at Dwelling, House, Building, or Motor Vehicle. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

42. Hear applicant David B. Boles for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on August 25, 2000 to a term of one year probation for the offense of Domestic Assault and Battery and to a term of one year probation for the offense of Disorderly Conduct and sentenced on September 4, 2001 to a term of one year at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

43. Hear applicant Benjamin Spadt for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on November 5, 2001 to a $200.00 fine for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300; sentenced on February 11, 2002 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300; sentenced on February 22, 2002 to a $175.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess Alcoholic Liquor; sentenced on October 18, 2002 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Maintain Disorderly House; sentence on May 27, 2003 to a $300.00 fine for the offense of Procure / Sell Alcohol to Minor / Incompetent; sentenced on January 28, 2004 to a $500.00 fine for the offense of Criminal Mischief Less Than $200; sentenced on November 21, 2003 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300 and to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300; sentenced on November 26, 2003 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Steal Money or Goods Less Than $300; sentenced on April 8, 2004 to a term of three years probation for the offense of Attempt of a Class 3 Felony Burglary; sentenced on January 28, 2004 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Theft / Shoplifting $0 - $200; and sentenced on August 19, 2004 to a term of three years probation for the offense of Attempt of a Class 3 Felony Burglary. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

44. Hear applicant Scott O. Helgeson for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Buffalo County and sentenced on January 19, 1995 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Possess Marijuana 1 oz. to 1 pound; sentenced on January 20, 1995 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Disorderly Conduct; and sentenced on April 3, 2003 to a term of three years probation for the offense of Count 1: Delivery of Marijuana; to a term of three years probation for the offense of Count 2: Possession of a Controlled Substance - Psilocybin; and to a term of three years probation for the offense of Count 3: Possession of a Controlled Substance Amphetamines. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

45. Hear applicant Colleen R. Kingsley (aka: Colleen R. Johnston and Colleen R. Pietskowski) for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on June 10, 1974 to a 180 days probation for the offense of Petty Larceny; sentenced on June 3, 1975 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Uttering Forged Instrument; and sentenced on September 2, 1977 to a $500.00 fine for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance Amphetamines. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

46. Hear applicant Joshua A. Trussell for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Morrill County and sentenced on April 27, 2000 to a $10.00 fine for the offense of Unlawful Entry Without Park Permit and convicted in Box Butte County and sentenced on November 6, 2000 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Resisting Arrest and to a term of two years probation for the offense of Operate a Motor Vehicle to Avoid Arrest; sentenced on July 20, 2006 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace; and sentenced on August 24, 2006 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

47. Hear applicant Steven A. Stonecipher for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on August 16, 1991 to a term of three years probation for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking and convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on October 21, 1999 to a term of one day at the county jail for the offense of Disorderly Conduct and to a term of one day at the county jail for the offense of Request to Leave. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

48. Hear applicant Ryan D. Williams for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on May 15, 1992 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Deliver / Intent to Deliver an Exceptionally Hazardous Drug Cocaine and sentenced on October 31, 2002 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Disorderly Conduct. Convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on April 20, 2005 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Issue Bad Check $100 to $500. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

49. Hear applicant Frank W. Catron for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Morrill County and sentenced on March 20, 1990 to a term of 90 days at the county jail for the offense of Accessory to a Felony Burglary and sentenced on October 11, 2000 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Carry Concealed Weapon First Offense; to a term of two years probation for the offense of Possess Marijuana 1 oz. to 1 Pound; and to a term of two years probation for the offense of Possess or Use Drug Paraphernalia. Convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on June 1, 2000 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Theft of Services. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

50. Hear applicant Mark R. Porter for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor conviction wherein he was convicted in Dodge County and sentenced on February 25, 1983 to a term of one year probation for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking; sentenced on November 12, 2002 to a term of three days at the county jail for the offense of Violate Protection Order; and sentenced on October 8, 2003 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Violate Protection Order and to a term of two years probation for the offense of Third Degree Domestic Assault. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

51. Hear applicant Craig R. Ruskamp for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on November 14, 2008 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Third Degree Domestic Assault. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

52. Hear applicant Aaron M. Ingersoll for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein he was convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on October 27, 2000 to a term of six months probation for the offense of Third Degree Domestic Assault. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

53. Hear applicant William J. Gamblin for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on January 8, 2009 to a term of 12 months probation for the offense of Attempted Domestic Assault in the Third Degree. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

54. Hear applicant Christopher A. Partin for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Adams County and sentenced on November 21, 2008 to a $300.00 fine for the offense of Assault by Mutual Consent Domestic and sentenced on September 17, 2009 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Theft of Services. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

55. Hear applicant Kimberly A. Sheard (aka: Kimberly A. Veiga and Kimberly A. Boyd) for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on August 6, 2001 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Shoplifting. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

56. Hear applicant Tonya Renea Douglas for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on November 29, 2010 to a term of 12 months probation for the offense of Shoplifting. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

57. Hear applicant Heather E. Clover for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Wayne County and sentenced on January 30, 2006 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess / Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol and convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on September 27, 2011 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Theft by Shoplifting. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

58. Hear applicant Keonna S. McGhee for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on November 5, 2008 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of False Information and to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Obstruct Administration of Law. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

59. Hear applicant Andre J. Newsome for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on May 9, 2008 to a term of 24 months probation for the offense of For Making False Statements to Obtain or Increase Unemployment Benefits. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

60. Hear applicant Jeremy T. Essary for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on April 2, 1997 to a term of six months probation for the offense of Theft Shoplifting; convicted in Otoe County and sentenced on November 21, 1997 to a term of nine months probation for the offense of Shoplifting; convicted in Cass County and sentenced on June 28, 2001 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Theft Unlawful Taking; convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on December 22, 2008 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Violate Protection Order (Domestic) First Offense and sentenced on January 23, 2009 to a term of 20 days at the county jail for the offense of Violate Protection Order (Domestic) First Offense; and convicted in Howard County and sentenced to a $75.00 fine for the offense of No Fishing Permit. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

HEARINGS FOR FULL PARDON AND FOR RESTORATION OF RIGHT TO POSSESS FIREARMS (PRIOR PARDON GRANTED):

 

61. Hear applicant David E. Bezrutczyk for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on May 2, 2005 to a term of 12 months probation for the offense of Violation of Protection Order First Offense and to a term of 12 months probation for the offense of Harass Repeated Anonymous Communication and for the restoration of right to possess firearms wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on July 7, 1998 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Possess Unregistered Firearm and sentenced on August 13, 1999 to a term of two to four years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Attempted Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver Cocaine. He was granted a Full Pardon on the stated two convictions on August 9, 2011 without the reinstatement of gun rights. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

 

62. Comments from the public.

 

MISCELLANEOUS:

 

63. Adjournment.

 

 

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