President Obama Grants Commutations and Pardons to 5 POT Prisoners


December 18, 2015

Today, President Barack Obama granted commutations of sentence to 95 individuals and pardons to two individuals. This includes 5 Pot Prisoners. Non-violent cannabis only offenders. We need to unite and continue to fight to end this War on Drugs if you know someone in prison for cannabis please email me at Adela.POW420@gmail.com

President Obama Grants Commutations and Pardons

This is the 5 individual who will soon be free men. Remember, No-one belongs in jail for a plant.

EDWARD BETTS # 02124-025
USP MARION
U.S. PENITENTIARY
P.O. BOX 1000
MARION, IL  62959


  • Edward B. Betts – Carbondale, IL

Offense:  Conspiracy to distribute in excess of 100 kilograms of marijuana (Southern District of Illinois)

Sentence:  360 months’ imprisonment; eight years’ supervised release (Jul. 27, 1992)

Commutation Grant:  Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 16, 2016, and eight-year term of supervised release commuted to two years of supervised release.


CHARLES FREDERIC CUNDIFF # 09400-017
FCI COLEMAN MEDIUM
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
P.O. BOX 1032
COLEMAN, FL 33521

  • Charles Frederick Cundiff – Altoona, FL

Offense:  Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana; attempt to possess with intent to distribute 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana (Northern District of Florida)

Sentence:  Life imprisonment (Jan. 8, 1992)

Commutation Grant:  Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 18, 2016.


WILLIAM ERVIN DEKLE # 04327-018
USP POLLOCK

U.S. PENITENTIARY
P.O. BOX 2099
POLLOCKLA  71467

  • William Ervin Dekle – Lake City, FL

Offense:  Conspiracy to import 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana; importation of 100 kilograms of marijuana (four counts); possession with intent to distribute 100 kilograms of marijuana (four counts) (Northern District of Florida)

Sentence:  Life imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release; four years’ special parole (Jun. 7, 1991)

Commutation Grant:  Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 16, 2016.

CHAD ROBERT LATHAM # 34699-086
FCI SHERIDAN
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
SATELLITE CAMP
P.O. BOX 6000
SHERIDAN, OR  97378

  • Chad Robert Latham – Tacoma, WA

Offense:  Conspiracy to manufacture marijuana; manufacturing marijuana (Western District of Washington)

Sentence:  180 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release (Jan. 18, 2006)

Commutation Grant:  Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 16, 2016.

JUAN FERNANDO MENDOZA-CARDENAS # 54982-019
FCI BASTROP
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
P.O. BOX 1010
BASTROPTX  78602

  • Juan Fernando Mendoza-Cardenas – Houston, TX

Offense:  Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana (Northern District of Georgia)

Sentence:  240 months’ imprisonment; 10 years’ supervised release (Jan. 28, 2004)

Commutation Grant:  Prison sentence commuted to expire on April 16, 2016.






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  • commented 2015-12-18 13:24:33 -0800
    Updated 12/2015