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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

 

MAY 20, 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 March 27, 2014.

 

1:00 p.m.

 

HEARINGS FOR REPRIEVE OF 15 YEAR DRIVERS LICENSE SUSPENSIONS:

 

4. Hear applicant Andrew M. Harrison for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Cass County and sentenced on December 29, 2005 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

5. Hear applicant Steve P. Cymbalista for a reprieve from the 15-year license suspension he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on February 16, 2006 to a 15-year license revocation for Fourth Offense DWI. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

6. Hear applicant David E. Granger for a reprieve from the two 15-year license suspensions he is currently serving wherein he was convicted in Scotts Bluff County and sentenced on October 3, 2002 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI and sentenced on December 7, 2006 to a 15-year license revocation for Third Offense DWI. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

COMMUTATION HEARINGS:

 

7. Hear applicant Timothy Haverkamp, # 37036, for commutation of the sentence he is presently serving wherein he was convicted in Richardson County and sentenced on May 8, 1986 to a term of 10 years to Life at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Second Degree Murder. Currently serving this sentence on parole under number 37036. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

 

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

 

FULL PARDON HEARINGS:

 

8. Hear applicant Dawn M. Rector (aka: Dawn M. Black and Dawn M. Calabro) for full pardon of felony conviction wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on September 16, 2002 to a term of one year probation for the offense of Theft by Deception. (Legal counsel: Mr. James Schaefer, 1001 Farnam Street, Suite 300, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

9. Hear applicant Charles E. Deming for full pardon of felony convictions wherein he was convicted in Keith County and sentenced on September 17, 1973 to a term of one year probation for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance Amphetamines and convicted in Box Butte County and sentenced on March 11, 1975 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance Amphetamines. (Legal Counsel: Mr. F. Matthew Aerni, 2650 North 48th Street, Lincoln, NE 68504).

 

10. Hear applicant Ashley M. Cvitak (aka: Ashley M. Cvitak Vanek and Ashleigh M. Cvitak) for full pardon of felony convictions wherein she was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on October 11, 2000 to a term of 30 months probation for the offense of Burglary and to a term of 30 months probation for the offense of Unauthorized Use of Financial Transaction Device. (Legal Counsel: Mr. Douglas W. Marolf, 221 South 66th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510).

 

11. Hear applicant Tracy Lynn Schlothauer for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Scotts Bluff County and sentenced on September 7, 1984 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of False Information; sentenced on May 30, 1985 to a term of six months license revocation for the offense of Driving While Intoxicated and to a term of six months license revocation for the offense of Driving While Intoxicated; sentenced on November 1, 1985 to a term of three months at the county jail for the offense of Resisting Arrest; and sentenced on February 21, 1986 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Attempted Delivery Marijuana. (Legal Counsel: Ms. Stacy C. Nossaman Petitt, 115 West Railway Street, Scotts Bluff, NE 69361).

 

12. Hear applicant Donna J. Rehrs for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Adams County and sentenced on April 6, 1982 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Count 1: Issuing Bad Check, to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Count 2: Issuing Bad Check, and to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Count 3: Issuing Bad Check. Convicted in Hamilton County and sentenced on July 21, 1997 to a term of five years probation for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking over $500. (Legal Counsel: Mr. Todd Elsburnd, 202 West 3rd Street, Grand Island, NE 68801).

 

13. Hear applicant LaShawn L. Kellogg (aka: LaShawn L. Kellogg-Nelson) for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on February 10, 1990 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Assault and Battery and to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Request to Leave; sentenced on June 29, 1992 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Disperse; and sentenced on June 1, 1994 to a term of five to eight years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Unlawful Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance Cocaine. (Legal Counsel: Ms. Kimberly Booth, 7602 Pacific Street, Suite 222, Omaha, NE 68114).

 

14. Hear applicant Larry E. Kramer for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor conviction wherein he was convicted in Buffalo County and sentenced on November 3, 1993 to a $400.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace; sentenced on May 31, 1994 to a term of two months at the county jail for the offense of Third Degree Assault and to a term of two months at the county jail for the offense of Resisting Arrest; and sentenced on August 20, 2002 to a term of 60 months probation for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine. (Legal Counsel: Ms. Stephanie R. Hupp, 121 South 13th Street, Suite 702, Lincoln, NE 68501).

 

15. Hear applicant Russell P. Sorbello for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on September 26, 1995 to a term of ten days at the county jail for the offense of Lewd Conduct and to a term of ten days at the county jail for the offense of Assault and Battery. (Legal Counsel: Mr. Joseph Howard, 1403 Farnam Street, Suite 232, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

16. Hear applicant Ronald D. Jarrett II for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Saunders County and sentenced on December 21, 1999 to a term of six months probation for the offense of Trespassing and to a term of six months probation for the offense of Theft and sentenced on February 2, 2010 to a term of six months probation for the offense of Third Degree Domestic Assault and to a term of six months probation for the offense of Attempt of a Class 3A or 4 Felony Strangulation. (Legal Counsel: Mr. Tom Klein, 666 North Broadway, Wahoo, NE 68066).

 

17. Hear applicant Joshua D. Minnick for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted Red Willow County and sentenced on November 6, 2001 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Open Container Violation and to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Failure to Appear; convicted in Buffalo County and sentenced on September 4, 2003 to a term of 20 days at the county jail for the offense of Count 1: Contribute to Delinquency of Child and to a term of 20 days at the county jail for the offense of Count 2: Contribute to Delinquency of Child; convicted in Phelps County and sentenced on June 21, 2004 to a $20.00 fine for the offense of Issue Bad Check Less Than $100 and sentenced on October 18, 2004 to a $30.00 fine for the offense of Issue Bad Check Less Than $100; convicted in Franklin County and sentenced on April 18, 2005 to a $60.00 fine for the offense of Issue Bad Check Less Than $100 and sentenced on November 27, 2006 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Third Degree Assault; and convicted in Harlan County and sentenced on July 28, 2005 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Issue Bad Check Less Than $100. (Legal Counsel: Ms. Susan L. Kirchmann, 3901 Faulkner Drive, Lincoln, NE 68516).

 

18. Hear applicant Sarah M. Bacon for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on August 21, 2009 to a term of nine months probation for the offense of Domestic Violence Criminal Mischief. (Legal Counsel: Mr. Alan G. Stoler, 1823 Harney Street, Suite 1004, Omaha, NE 68102).

 

19. Hear applicant Stephanie A. Ayars for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein she was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on December 2, 2008 to a term of one year probation for the offense of Third Degree Assault. (Legal Counsel: Mr. Korey Reiman, 650 J Street, Suite 400, Lincoln, NE 68508).

 

20. Hear applicant Randy Weich for full pardon of felony convictions wherein he was convicted in Pierce County and sentenced on December 14, 2007 to a term of 18 months probation for the offense of Creation of Child Pornography and to a term of 18 months probation for the offense of Possession of Child Pornography. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

21. Hear applicant Daniel P. Huff Jr. for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Otoe County and sentenced on July 15, 2002 to a term of 18 months probation for the offense of Attempted Burglary. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

22. Hear applicant Wade M. McFarland for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on June 16, 1992 to a term of three years probation for the offense of Criminal Mischief. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

23. Hear applicant Rodney A. Hansen for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on March 29, 1993 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking Over $1,500. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

24. Hear applicant Sean P. Fitzgerald for full pardon of felony conviction wherein he was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on March 16, 1995 to a term of one year probation for the offense of Attempted Second Degree Arson. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

25. Hear applicant Tamara M. Larkin (aka: Tamara M. Gardner, Tamara M. Heldt, Tamara M. Pierce, and Tamara M. Standberry) for full pardon of felony convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on September 20, 1972 to a term of six months probation for the offense of Possession of Forged Instrument and sentenced on January 29, 1976 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance Marijuana. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

26. Hear applicant Kirk A. Welch for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Dakota County and sentenced on April 12, 1988 to a term of one to three years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking and to a term of one to three years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance Cocaine. Convicted in Webster County and sentenced on July 31, 2001 to a $50.00 fine for the offense of Possess / Consume Open Alcohol Container and convicted in Adams County and sentenced on May 27, 2004 to a $10.00 fine for the offense of Unlawful Entry without Park Permit. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

27. Hear applicant Wendy K. Hutchison (aka: Wendy K. Hoskinson and Wendy K. Langston) for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Madison County and sentenced on January 4, 1996 to a term of 250 hours community service for the offense of Shoplifting; sentenced on December 6, 2001 to a $250.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace; and sentenced on August 1, 2002 to a term of six months at the county jail for the offense of Possession of Methamphetamine. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

28. Hear applicant Melody S. Owen (aka: Melody S. Morley and Melody S. Christensen) for full pardon of felony and misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in York County and sentenced on April 6, 1998 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Disorderly Conduct; sentenced on December 23, 1998 to a term of 12 months probation for the offense of Theft by Receiving Stolen Property; and sentenced on March 18, 2002 to a term of 18 months to 36 months at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for the offense of Delivery of a Controlled Substance Methamphetamine. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

29. Hear applicant Joshua A. Glover for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on September 28, 2005 to a $175.00 fine for the offense of Minor in Possession; sentenced on December 28, 2005 to a $150.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace; and sentenced on September 11, 2006 to a term of two years probation for the offense of Third Degree Sexual Assault. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

30. Hear applicant Marvin E. Duncan for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Lancaster County and sentenced on August 14, 1989 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Disturbing the Peace and sentenced on October 7, 2009 to a term of 24 months probation for the offense of Attempted Strangulation and to a term of 24 months probation for the offense of Third Degree Domestic Assault. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

31. Hear applicant Susan M. Ramsey for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on November 17, 2000 to a term of 12 months probation for the offense of Unemployment Insurance Fraud; sentenced on June 22, 2006 to a term of one day at the county jail for the offense of Theft Shoplifting and to a term of one day at the county jail for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced on June 26, 2007 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Theft Shoplifting 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 April 8, 2010 to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking and to a term of 30 days at the county jail for the offense of False Reporting. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

32. Hear applicant Randi R. Meyer (aka: Randi R. Hieb and Randi R. Roth) for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Saunders County and sentenced on June 29, 2009 to a term of 24 months probation for the offense of Third Degree Domestic Assault and to a term of 24 months probation for the offense of Criminal Mischief. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

33. Hear applicant Teri L. Allen-Ondracek (aka: Teri L. Petrick, Teri L. Simonsen, Teri L. Allen, and Teri L. Ondracek) for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on September 20, 1996 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Obstruct Administration of Law and convicted in Sarpy County and sentenced on April 5, 2007 to a term of one day at the county jail for the offense of Third Degree Domestic Assault. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

34. Hear applicant Pamela F. Conroy Muhammad (aka: Pamela F. Echols and Pamela F. Lofton) for full pardon of misdemeanor conviction wherein she was convicted in Johnson County and sentenced on May 16, 2007 to a $300.00 fine for the offense of Attempted Unauthorized Conveying of an Article to an Inmate. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

35. Hear applicant Jennifer R. Williams for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Dakota County and sentenced on September 18, 2007 to a $200.00 fine for the offense of Theft / Shoplifting $0 - $200 and convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on December 10, 2007 to a term of 12 months probation for the offense of Theft Shoplifting $201 - $499. (Legal Counsel: None listed). SET FOR HEARING.

 

36. Hear applicant Shelby S. Smith for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on September 9, 1996 to a $10.00 fine for the offense of False Information and sentenced on March 27, 1998 to a $99.00 fine for the offense of Theft Shoplifting $0 to $200. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

37. Hear applicant Elizabeth F. Garrels (aka: Elizabeth F. Kendall and Elizabeth F. Ellis) for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Harlan County and sentenced on March 24, 2005 to a $40.00 fine for the offense Issue Bad Check Less Than $100 and convicted in Furnas County and sentenced on February 24, 2011 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Issue Bad Check Less Than $200. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

38. Hear applicant Robert W. Thompson for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein he was convicted in Sheridan County and sentenced on May 14, 2003 to a $200.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess / Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol and to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Zero Tolerance Violation; sentenced on May 28, 2003 to a $100.00 fine for the offense of Theft; sentenced on September 3, 2004 to a $250.00 fine for the offense Minor Possess / Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol; sentenced on February 9, 2005 to a $75.00 fine for the offense of Minor Possess / Sell / Dispense / Consume Alcohol; sentenced on October 10, 2007 to a term of 12 months probation for the offense of Procure / Sell / Alcohol to Minor / Incompetent; and sentenced on October 29, 2008 to a term of 14 months probation for the offense of False Reporting. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

39. Hear applicant LaShawn M. Gardner (aka: Shawn M. Gardner) for full pardon of misdemeanor convictions wherein she was convicted in Douglas County and sentenced on May 21, 2002 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Cruelty to Animal and sentenced on October 23, 2010 to a $25.00 fine for the offense of Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation. (Legal Counsel: None listed).

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

 

40. Comments from the public.

 

MISCELLANEOUS:

 

41. Brief presentation and discussion with Department of Motor Vehicles regarding the recent License Reprieve Law changes (LB 998).

 

42. Adjournment.

 

 

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