Governor To Grant Executive Clemency


Yesterday, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced his intent to grant 6 pardons and 1 commutation. An additional 29 clemency requests were denied and 5 had no action taken. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

Among the pardons: Janice E. Smith, of Newport. Smith was charged in White and Craighead Counties for Theft of Property and Violation of the Arkansas Hot Check Law.

Darrell Beck, of Lonoke, was charged in Pulaski County for Burglary and Theft Of Property.   MORE

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