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BOARD OF PARDONS MEETING

 

MARCH 12, 2019

1:30 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.                  Announcement of location of Open Meetings Act Information

 

4.                  Approval of the minutes of the meeting of June 25, 2018

 

5.                  Applications for Pardon of Criminal Convictions:

 

Applicant Jacqueline Busby Isah-Wiley (aka: Jacqueline Busby, Jacqueline Isah, Jacqueline Wiley, Jackie Busby, Jackie Isah, Jackie Wiley) for the following convictions:

·         Felony Second Degree Forgery in Douglas County; sentenced March 15, 1985

·         Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance in Douglas County; sentenced January 9, 1992

·         Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct in Douglas County; sentenced April 15, 1998

·         Misdemeanor Harassment—Repeated Communication in Douglas County; sentenced April 15, 1998

 

Applicant Jessie L. Perez for the following convictions:

·         Misdemeanor Disturbing the Peace in Lincoln County; sentenced October 25, 2006

·         Misdemeanor Third Degree Domestic Assault in Douglas County; sentenced May 29, 2009

 

Applicant Edward King for the following convictions:

·         Felony Attempted Robbery in Douglas County; sentenced January 6, 2004

·         Misdemeanor Obstruct Administration of Law in Douglas County; sentenced September 7, 2010

 

Applicant Bradly Stull for the following conviction:

·         Felony Assault in Dawson County; sentenced December 2, 1977


 

Applicant Michael Lee Sound Sleeper (aka: Michael Lee Franks Sound Sleeper) for the following conviction:

·         Felony Attempted Burglary (2 counts) in Scotts Bluff County; sentenced January 14, 1998

·         Felony Burglary (3 counts) in Scotts Bluff County; sentenced January 12, 1996

·         Misdemeanor Assault by Mutual Consent in Adams County; sentenced April 28, 1997

·         Felony Attempted Burglary (2 counts) in Scotts Bluff County; sentenced January 14, 1998

·         Misdemeanor Theft by Shoplifting in Douglas County; sentenced April 26, 1999

·         Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct in Douglas County; sentenced April 26, 1999

·         Misdemeanor Obstruct a Peace Officer in Scotts Bluff County; sentenced April 15, 2002

·         Misdemeanor Drive Under Suspension Before Reinstated in Buffalo County; sentenced July 16, 2007

 

Applicant Richard Hopper for the following conviction:

·         Misdemeanor Assault and Battery in Douglas County; sentenced December 28, 2001

 

Applicant Christina M. Sesemann for the following conviction:

·         Misdemeanor Theft—Shoplifting $0-$200 in Douglas County; sentenced August 17, 2015

 

Applicant Jeffrey Painter for the following conviction:

·         Felony First Degree Assault in Sarpy County; sentenced October 21, 2002

 

Applicant Brandon Poese for the following convictions:

·         Misdemeanor Driving Under the Influence in Lancaster County; sentenced August 7, 2009

·         Misdemeanor Driving Under the Influence in Platte County; sentenced August 21, 2009

 

Applicant Andrew Thompson for the following conviction:

·         Felony Theft by Unlawful Taking in Greeley County; sentenced July 16, 2001

 

Applicant Courtney Hamburger for the following convictions:

·         Misdemeanor Theft by Unlawful Taking in Hall County; sentenced March 16, 2016

 

Applicant Chelsea L. Carlson for the following conviction:

·         Felony Attempted Sexual Assault of a Child in Douglas County; sentenced November 5, 2010

 

Applicant Richard Loewenstein for the following convictions:

·         Misdemeanor Motor Vehicle Homicide in Hall County; sentenced August 30, 1972

 

Applicant Elizabeth St. Cyr (aka: Elizabeth J. Losteiner, Elizabeth J. Shane) for the following conviction:

·         Felony Third Degree Assault on an Officer in Douglas County; sentenced December 14, 2005

 

Applicant Jasmine Plater for the following convictions:

·         Misdemeanor Driving Under Suspension in Douglas County; sentenced October 26, 2011

·         Misdemeanor False Information in Douglas County; sentenced October 26, 2011

·         Misdemeanor Theft—Shoplifting $0-$200 in Douglas County; sentenced January 3, 2012

 

Applicant Anthony Skov for the following convictions:

·         Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance—Psilocyn in Lancaster County; sentenced October 4, 1990

·         Misdemeanor Possess Marijuana 1 oz. or Less in Lancaster County; sentenced October 4, 1995

·         Misdemeanor Attempted Possession of a Controlled Substance in Lancaster County; sentenced November 15, 1995


·         Felony Theft by Receiving Stolen Property (Attempted Burglary) in Lancaster County; sentenced September 5, 1996

·         Misdemeanor Theft-Shoplifting $0-$200 in Lancaster County; sentenced July 15, 1999

·         Misdemeanor Possess or Use Drug Paraphernalia in Lancaster County; sentenced December 29, 1999

·         Misdemeanor Attempted Theft by Unlawful Taking in Lancaster County; sentenced July 7, 2008

 

Applicant Portia Crawford (aka: Tia Crawford, Tortia Crawford) for the following convictions:

·         Felony Second Degree Forgery in Douglas County; sentenced May 27, 1988

·         Felony Attempted Robbery in Douglas County; sentenced December 16, 1991

 

Applicant Steven Abboud for the following conviction:

·         Felony Second Degree Assault in Douglas County; sentenced November 2, 2004

 

Applicant Phillip Four Cloud for the following convictions:

·         Felony Burglary in Hall County; sentenced November 23, 1993

·         Misdemeanor Disturbing the Peace in Hall County; sentenced August 7, 2003

·         Misdemeanor Third Degree Assault in Hall County; sentenced November 13, 2006

 

Applicant Joshua D. Minnick for the following conviction:

·         Felony Attempted Second Degree Sexual Assault in Lincoln County; sentenced November 2, 1998

 

Applicant Gary Roudebush for the following convictions:

·         Felony Terroristic Threats in Hall County; sentenced February 26, 2004

·         Misdemeanor Violation of a Protection Order—Domestic Abuse in Hall County; sentenced February 26, 2004

 

Applicant Michael Shaw for the following convictions:

·         Felony Second Degree Assault in Dawson County; sentenced August 12, 1986

·         Felony Assault on an Officer in Buffalo County; sentenced August 20, 1987

·         Felony Theft in Dawson County; sentenced October 26, 1988

 

Applicant Eva M. Giessinger (aka: Eva M. Williams, Eva M. Gunia) for the following convictions:

·         Misdemeanor Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation in Douglas County; sentenced July 5, 1996

·         Misdemeanor False Information in Douglas County; sentenced July 5, 1996

·         Misdemeanor Theft—Shoplifting in Douglas County; sentenced July 5, 1996

·         Misdemeanor Park Rule Violations in Douglas County; sentenced July 5, 1996

·         Misdemeanor Theft by Unlawful Taking Under $100 in Douglas County; sentenced May 29, 1997

·         Misdemeanor Assault and Battery in Douglas County; sentenced September 29, 1997

·         Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct in Douglas County; sentenced September 29, 1997

·         Misdemeanor Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation; sentenced December 3, 1997

·         Misdemeanor Trespass in Douglas County; sentenced December 3, 1997


·         Felony Third Degree Assault on an Officer in Douglas County; sentenced April 7, 1998

·         Misdemeanor Theft by Unlawful Taking Under $100 in Douglas County; sentenced July 9, 1998

·         Misdemeanor Fail to Appear or Comply with Citation in Douglas County; sentenced July 9, 1998

·         Misdemeanor Resisting Arrest in Douglas County; sentenced May 9, 2000

·         Misdemeanor Obstruct Administration of Law in Douglas County; sentenced September 25, 2001

·         Misdemeanor Obstruct Administration of Law in Douglas County; sentenced May 5, 2003

·         Misdemeanor Trespass in Douglas County; sentenced May 5, 2003

·         Misdemeanor Possess or Use Drug Paraphernalia in Douglas County; sentenced May 5, 2003

·         Misdemeanor Unemployment Insurance Fraud (2 counts) in Douglas County; sentenced August 4, 2010

 

Applicant O.D. Williams for the following conviction:

·         Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance—Cocaine in Douglas County; sentenced February 20, 1991

 

Applicant Steven M. Christiansen for the following convictions:

·         Felony Theft by Unlawful Taking in Pierce County; sentenced October 18, 2012

·         Misdemeanor Theft by Unlawful Taking in Pierce County; sentenced October 18, 2012

 

Applicant Anthony High for the following convictions:

·         Felony Theft by Unlawful Taking in Red Willow County; sentenced September 14, 2000

·         Misdemeanor Third Degree Assault in Red Willow County; sentenced January 14, 2010

 

Applicant Kenneth Burkhardt for the following convictions:

·         Felony Burglary in Merrick County; sentenced June 15, 1987

·         Felony Theft (2 counts) in Merrick County; sentenced June 15, 1987

 

Applicant Arthur B. Ellis for the following convictions:

·         Felony Attempted Robbery in Douglas County; sentenced June 28, 2004

·         Felony Possess Firearm by Felon in Douglas County; sentenced July 22, 2009

 

Applicant Kory Cash for the following conviction:

·         Felony Possession of Methamphetamine in Madison County; sentenced September 21, 2001

 

Applicant Filipp Mirzakhanov for the following convictions:

·         Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver—Amphetamines in Lancaster County; sentenced March 20, 1997

·         Felony Possession of Firearm While in Violation of 28-416(1) in Lancaster County; sentenced March 20, 1997

 

Applicant Benjamin P. Klein for the following conviction:

·         Felony Possession of Amphetamine in Buffalo County; sentenced February 19, 2002


Applicant Jeffrey D. Culp for the following convictions:

·         Felony First Degree False Imprisonment in Seward County; sentenced September 20, 2005

·         Felony Terroristic Threats in Seward County; sentenced September 20, 2005

·         Felony Third Degree Assault (Domestic) in Seward County; sentenced September 20, 2005

 

Applicant John B. Meadows for the following conviction:

·         Felony Third Degree Assault (Domestic) in Douglas County; sentenced June 5, 2008

 

Applicant Essossimna Tchalassi for the following convictions:

·         Infraction Speeding 16-20 MPH in Douglas County; sentenced October 19, 2001

·         Misdemeanor No Proof of Insurance in Douglas County; sentenced March 7, 2008

·         Misdemeanor Caretaker Neglect in Douglas County; sentenced December 6, 2011

 

Applicant Jeremy L. Wood for the following convictions:

·         Felony Burglary (5 counts) in Lincoln County; sentenced May 10, 2010

 

Applicant Joseph F. Whaley for the following conviction:

·         Misdemeanor Assault and Battery (Domestic) in Douglas County; sentenced June 23, 1998

 

Applicant Luis (Comas) Noguera for the following conviction:

·         Misdemeanor Attempted Sexual Assault of a Child in Lancaster County; sentenced December 19, 1988

 

Applicant Georgina I. Hardy for the following conviction:

·         Felony Theft by Deception $500-$1,500 in Douglas County; sentenced October 26, 2010

 

Applicant Scott A. Marr for the following conviction:

·         Felony Delivery of Methamphetamine in Sarpy County; sentenced November 21, 2008

 

Applicant Bertha Puig Lopez for the following convictions:

·         Felony Delivery of a Controlled Substance—Methamphetamine in Madison County; sentenced July 28, 2006

·         Felony Conspiracy to Deliver a Controlled Substance—Methamphetamine in Madison County; sentenced July 28, 2006

 

Applicant Jeffery G. Tierney for the following conviction:

·         Felony Burglar in Douglas County; sentenced April 19, 1990

 

Applicant Jimmy E. McDaniel for the following convictions:

·         Felony Drive Under Suspension in Douglas County; sentenced June 11, 1999

·         Felony Drive Under Suspension in Douglas County; sentenced December 19, 2000

·         Misdemeanor DUI—3rd Offense in Douglas County; sentenced December 19, 2000

·         Felony Drive Under Suspension in Douglas County; sentenced May 9, 2007


Applicant Shawne M. Rountree for the following conviction:

·         Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance—Cocaine in Douglas County; sentenced April 12, 2005

 

Applicant Blaine C. Wilmeth for the following conviction:

·         Misdemeanor Driving Under the Influence—First Offense in Lincoln County; sentenced September 26, 1981

·         Felony Aiding and Abetting Consumption of Burglary in Dawes County; sentenced October 26, 1982

·         Misdemeanor Third Degree Assault in Lincoln County; sentenced September 16, 2005

·         Misdemeanor Drive Under the Influence—First Offense in Lincoln County; sentenced August 28, 2006

·         Misdemeanor Disturbing the Peace in Lincoln County; sentenced December 10, 2010

 

Applicant Jeff A. Brown for the following convictions:

·         Felony Second Degree Assault (3 counts) in Lancaster County; sentenced February 23, 1987

 

Applicant Michael A. Narak for the following convictions:

·         Misdemeanor Attempted Third Degree Assault (Domestic) in Sarpy County; sentenced February 23, 2001

·         Misdemeanor Disturbing the Peace in Sarpy County; sentenced January 16, 2012

 

Applicant Mark T. Houston for the following convictions:

·         Felony Sexual Assault on a Child (2 counts) in Douglas County; sentenced December 22, 1988

 

Applicant Damion L. Rauch for the following convictions:

·         Misdemeanor DUI—3rd Offense in Otoe County; sentenced February 6, 2006

·         Misdemeanor Operate Motor Vehicle to Avoid Arrest in Otoe County; sentenced February 6, 2006

 

Applicant Desaray Sardeson-Johnson for the following convictions:

·         Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance—Methamphetamine (2 counts) in Douglas County; sentenced September 22, 2005

 

Applicant Betty B. Lopez (aka: Betty Van Houten, Betty Mather, Betty Miller) for the following conviction:

·         Felony Aiding and Abetting Delivery of a Controlled Substance—Marijuana in Madison County; sentenced June 21, 1982

 

Applicant Tyler J. Ellis for the following convictions:

·         Felony Attempted Burglary in Gage County; sentenced November 4, 2002

·         Felony Burglary in Gage County; sentenced April 9, 2003

 

Applicant Bert Gaines Jr. for the following convictions:

·         Felony Theft by Receiving Stolen Property in Lancaster County; sentenced June 28, 2011


Applicant Justin E. Gardner for the following convictions:

·         Misdemeanor Third Degree Assault in Douglas County; sentenced February 7, 2011

·         Misdemeanor Theft—Shoplifting in Douglas County; sentenced May 19, 2014

·         Misdemeanor Trespassing (2 counts) in Douglas County; sentenced April 10, 2015

·         Felony Carry Concealed Weapon in Douglas County; sentenced September 16, 2015

·         Felony Second Degree Forgery (2 counts) in Douglas County; sentenced September 23, 2015

·         Misdemeanor Obstruct Administration of Law in Douglas County; sentenced October 24, 2016

·         Misdemeanor Liquor—Open Container in Public Place in Douglas County; sentenced December 5, 2016

·         Felony Possess Firearm by Prohibited Person in Douglas County; sentenced July 26, 2017

 

Applicant Howard C. Christensen for the following convictions:

·         Felony Burglary in Platte County; sentenced May 1, 1998

·         Misdemeanor Attempt of Class 1 Misdemeanor—Third Degree Assault in Platte County; sentenced June 10, 2004

·         Misdemeanor Third Degree Assault in Platte County; sentenced August 27, 2004

 

Applicant Megan L. Hinson for the following convictions:

·         Felony Aiding Consummation of a Felony in Red Willow County; sentenced August 6, 2012

·         Felony Accessory to a Class 3 or 3A Felony in Red Willow County; sentenced August 6, 2012

 

6.                  Applications for Reprieve of 15 Year License Revocations/Suspensions:

 

Applicant Joel C. Lary:

·         Driving Under the Influence—3rd Offense in Lancaster County; sentenced July 11, 2008

 

Applicant Anthony P. Monjarez:

·         Driving Under the Influence—3rd Offense in Douglas County; sentenced March 5, 2009

·         Driving Under the Influence—3rd Offense in Douglas County; sentenced March 23, 2009

 

Applicant Jackie R. Rogers: (Withdrawn)

·         Driving Under the Influence—3rd Offense in Jefferson County; sentenced April 23, 2018

 

Applicant Brett J. Ruzicka:

·         Driving Under the Influence—3rd Offense in Lancaster County; sentenced June 6, 2008

 

Applicant Graham N. Svendsen:

·         Driving Under the Influence—3rd Offense in Lancaster County; sentenced June 17, 2005

 

Applicant Henry S. Washington:

·         Driving Under the Influence—3rd Offense in Platte County; sentenced October 22, 2007

 

Applicant Duane D. Waters:

·         Driving Under the Influence—3rd Offense in Sheridan County; sentenced December 16, 2008


7.                  Applications for Commutation of 15 Year License Revocations/Suspensions:

 

Applicant Michael E. Dillman (out of state resident):

·         Driving Under the Influence—3rd Offense in Scotts Bluff County; sentenced November 9, 2006

 

Applicant Thomas J. Kuncl:

·         Driving Under the Influence—3rd Offense in Saunders County; sentenced November 23, 2009

 

8.                  Applications for Commutation of Criminal Sentences:

 

Applicant Richard T. Walker:

·         Second Degree Murder in Thurston County; life sentence issued November 29, 1966

 

Applicant Nathaniel Deckard Jr.:

·         Second Degree Murder in Douglas County; life sentence issued April 25, 1974

 

Applicant Lonnie C. Patman:

·         First Degree Murder in Douglas County; life sentence issued January 27, 1987

 

Applicant Arthur Lyle:

·         First Degree Murder in Douglas County; life sentence issued April 15, 1993

 

9.                  Public Comments

 

10.             Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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