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Man Convicted of Gun Charges Among 17 Pardoned by Obama

Friday, 01 Mar 2013 09:29 PM

By Todd Beamon

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Seventeen people were pardoned by President Barack Obama on Friday, including a Georgia man charged with possessing an unregistered firearm.

Larry Wayne Thornton of Forsyth, Ga., faced four years of probation until he was pardoned by Obama, The Hill and The Associated Press reports.

The Obama move flies in the face of calls from the president and other Democrats for stricter gun laws after the December shootings at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., The Hill reports.

Democrats are pushing for options that rage from a ban on assault weapons to universal background checks.

Also pardoned was Lynn Marie Stanek of Oregon, who was charged with using a communications facility to distribute cocaine. She faced six months in jail and five years of probation.

Michael John Petri of South Dakota was also pardoned, The Hill reports. He was convicted of possessing cocaine with an intent to distribute it.

Others pardoned had been convicted of embezzlement, aiding in the theft of an interstate shipment, unauthorized use of food stamps, and conspiracy to defraud the Immigration and Naturalization Service, The Hill reports.

Here's a complete list of those who were pardoned by President Obama according to The Associated Press:

Robert Leroy Bebee of Rockville, Md., sentenced to two years' probation for concealing a felony or concealing information about a felony.

James Anthony Bordinaro of Gloucester, Mass., sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment, three years supervised release and a $55,000 fine for conspiracy to restrain, suppress and eliminate competition in violation of the Sherman Act and conspiracy to submit false statements.

Kelli Elisabeth Collins of Harrison, Ark., sentenced to five years' probation for aiding and abetting a wire fraud.

Edwin Hardy Futch Jr., of Pembroke, Ga., sentenced to five years' probation and $2,399.72 restitution for theft from an interstate shipment.

Cindy Marie Griffith of Moyock, N.C., sentenced to two years' probation with 100 hours of community service for distribution of satellite cable television decryption devices.

Roy Eugene Grimes Sr. of Athens, Tenn., sentenced to 18 months' probation for falsely altering a U.S. postal money order, and passing, uttering and publishing a forged and altered money order with intent to defraud.

Jon Christopher Kozeliski of Decatur, Ill., sentenced to one year of probation with six months of home confinement and $10,000 fine for conspiracy to traffic counterfeit goods.

Jimmy Ray Mattison of Anderson, S.C., sentenced to three years' probation for conspiracy to transport and cause the transportation of altered securities in interstate commerce and transporting and causing the transportation of altered securities in interstate commerce.

An Na Peng of Honolulu, sentenced to two years' probation and $2,000 fine for conspiracy to defraud the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

Michael John Petri of Montrose, S.D., sentenced to five years' imprisonment and three years' supervised release for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of a controlled substance (cocaine).

Karen Alicia Ragee of Decatur, Ill., sentenced to a year's probation, including six months of home confinement, and a $2,500 fine for conspiracy to traffic counterfeit items.

Jamari Salleh of Alexandria, Va., sentenced to four years' probation, fined $5,000 and ordered to pay $5,900 in restitution for filing false claims upon and against the United States.

Alfor Sharkey of Omaha, Neb., sentenced to three years' probation with 100 hours of community service and ordered to pay $2,750 in restitution for the unauthorized acquisition of food stamps.

Donald Barrie Simon Jr. of Chattanooga, Tenn., sentenced to two years in prison and three years of probation for aiding and abetting in the theft of an interstate shipment.

Lynn Marie Stanek of Tualatin, Ore., sentenced to six months in jail and five years' probation condition on not more than a year in residence at a community treatment center for unlawfully using a communication facility to distribute cocaine.

Larry Wayne Thornton of Forsyth, Ga., sentenced to four years of probation for possession of an unregistered firearm and possession of a firearm without a serial number.

Donna Kaye Wright of Friendship, Tenn., sentenced to 54 days in prison and three years' probation, condition on performance of six hours of community service per week, for embezzlement and misapplication of bank funds.



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