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For Immediate Release

President Obama Grants Pardons

WASHINGTON – Today President Barack Obama granted pardons to the following seventeen individuals:

• Robert Leroy Bebee – Rockville, Maryland.
Offense: Misprision of a felony, 18 U.S.C. § 4.
Sentence:  Two years probation.

• James Anthony Bordinaro – Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Offenses: Conspiracy to restrain, suppress, and eliminate competition in violation of the Sherman Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1; conspiracy to submit false statements, 18 U.S.C. § 371.
Sentence:  12 months imprisonment, three years supervised release and a $55,000 fine.  

• Kelli Elisabeth Collins – Harrison, Arkansas.
Offense: Aiding and abetting a wire fraud, 18 U.S.C. §§ 1343, 2.
Sentence:  Five years probation.

• Edwin Hardy Futch, Jr. – Pembroke, Georgia.
Offense: Theft from an interstate shipment, 18 U.S.C. §§ 659, 2.
Sentence:  Five years probation, $2,399.72 restitution.

• Cindy Marie Griffith – Moyock, North Carolina.
Offense: Distribution of satellite cable television decryption devices, 47 U.S.C.
§ 605(e)(4), 18 U.S.C. § 2.
Sentence:  Two years probation with 100 hours of community service. 

• Roy Eugene Grimes, Sr. – Athens, Tennessee.
Offenses: Falsely altering a United States postal money order, 18 U.S.C. § 500; passing,
uttering, and publishing a forged and altered money order with intent to defraud,
18 U.S.C. § 500.
Sentence:  18 months probation.

• Jon Christopher Kozeliski – Decatur, Illinois.
Offense: Conspiracy to traffic counterfeit goods, 18 U.S.C. §§ 371, 2320.
Sentence:  One year of probation with six months of home confinement, $10,000 fine.

• Jimmy Ray Mattison – Anderson, South Carolina.
Offenses: Conspiracy to transport and cause the transportation of altered securities in
interstate commerce, 18 U.S.C. §§ 371, 2314; transporting and causing the transportation
of altered securities in interstate commerce, 18 U.S.C. §§ 2314, 2.
Sentence:  Three years probation.

• An Na Peng – Honolulu, Hawaii.
Offense: Conspiracy to defraud the Immigration and Naturalization Service,
18 U.S.C. § 371.
Sentence:  Two years probation, $2,000 fine.

• Michael John Petri – Montrose, South Dakota.
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of a controlled
substance (cocaine), 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a), 846.
Sentence:  Five years imprisonment, three years supervised release.

• Karen Alicia Ragee – Decatur, Illinois.
Offense: Conspiracy to traffic counterfeit goods, 18 U.S.C. §§ 371, 2320.
Sentence:  One year of probation with six months of home confinement, $2,500 fine.

• Jamari Salleh – Alexandria, Virginia.
Offense: False claims upon and against the United States, 18 U.S.C. §§ 287, 2.
Sentence:  Four years probation, $5,000 fine, $5,900 restitution.

• Alfor Sharkey – Omaha, Nebraska.
Offense: Unauthorized acquisition of food stamps, 7 U.S.C. § 2024(b)(1).
Sentence:  Three years probation with 100 hours of community service, $2,750 restitution.

• Donald Barrie Simon, Jr. – Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Offense: Aiding and abetting in the theft of an interstate shipment, 18 U.S.C. §§ 659, 2.
Sentence:  Two years imprisonment, three years probation.

• Lynn Marie Stanek – Tualatin, Oregon.
Offense: Unlawful use of a communication facility to distribute cocaine,
21 U.S.C. § 843(b).
Sentence:  Six months in jail, five years probation conditioned on residence in a
community treatment center for a period not to exceed one year.

• Larry Wayne Thornton – Forsyth, Georgia.
Offense: Possession of an unregistered firearm, 26 U.S.C. §§ 5861(d), 5871; possession of
a firearm without a serial number, 26 U.S.C. §§ 5861(i), 5871.
Sentence:  Four years probation.

• Donna Kaye Wright – Friendship, Tennessee.
Offense: Embezzlement and misapplication of bank funds, 18 U.S.C. § 656.
Sentence:  54 days imprisonment, three years probation conditioned on performance of six hours of community service per week.