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Applications for Commutation

Applicants for Pardon

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Applicants for Pardon

Applications for pardon for the following individuals are being 
considered by the Office of Executive Clemency:


Canterino, John Thomas, Jr.

Offense: Sell or Deliver Marijuana Sentence: Minimum term of 6 months and maximum term of 8 months suspended with 18 months probation
Conviction Date: 02/09/1999
County of Conviction: Pitt


Chapman, Glenn Edward

Offense: First Degree Murder Sentence: Death
Conviction Date: 11/15/1994
County of Conviction: Catawba
Offense: First Degree Murder Sentence: Death
Conviction Date:  11/15/1994
County of Conviction: Catawba

Clark, Edith Lynne

Offense: Possess marijuana >1/2 ounce; Felony possession of cocaine; Possess drug paraphernalia; Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle Sentence: 18 months probation
Conviction Date: 06/30/2005
County of Conviction: Forsyth

Henderson, Lisa Lynn-Wilkins

Offense: Possess methamphetamine, Habitual felon Sentence: 50 to 69 months
Conviction Date: 9/19/2011
County of Conviction: Johnston


Jones, David Allen

Offense: Felonious larceny Sentence: 24 months in DOC
Conviction Date: 11/23/1976
County of Conviction: Yadkin

Lasko, Kerry Paul

Offense: Felonious possession of marijuana Sentence: 3 years supervised probation
Conviction Date: 10/12/1981
County of Conviction: Onslow

Long, Anthony M.

Offense: Possess with intent to sell cocaine Sentence: 3 years
Conviction Date: 03/18/1991
County of Conviction: Washington
Offense: Misdemeanor resist/obstruct public officer Sentence: 1 year unsupervised probation
Conviction Date:  10/27/1992
County of Conviction: Chowan

McInnis, Edward Charles

Offense: First degree rape, first degree burglary, Robbery with dangerous weapon Sentence: Life plus 20 years at expiration
Conviction Date: 10/25/1988
County of Conviction: Scotland

Parker, Michael A.

Offense: First degree sexual offense, 8 counts; Indecent liberty w/child, 4 counts Sentence: Life
Conviction Date: 02/04/1994
County of Conviction: Henderson

Shelton, Horace Lee

Offense: Uttering forged instrument (3 counts), Habitual Felon Sentence: 127-162 months
Conviction Date: 02/17/2012
County of Conviction: Buncombe


Taylor, Janet E.

Offense 1: Misdemeanor Contributing to Delinquency of Juvenile Sentence: 12 to 18 months
Conviction Date: 11/8/1988
County of Conviction: Forsyth
Offense 2: Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct & Misd Loitering for Prostitution Sentence: 29 days
Conviction Date: 09/6/1989
County of Conviction: Forsyth
Offense 3: Misdemeanor Loitering for Prostitution Sentence: 2 yrs probation
Conviction Date: 10/12/1989
County of Conviction: Forsyth
Offense 4: Misdemeanor Prostitution Sentence: 2 yrs unsupervised probation
Conviction Date: 03/22/1990
County of Conviction: Forsyth
Offense 5: Misdemeanor Drug Paraphernalia Sentence: 2 yrs unsupervised probation
Conviction Date: 05/4/1990
County of Conviction: Forsyth
Offense 6: Misdemeanor Solicit Crime Against Nature Sentence: 2 yrs
Conviction Date: 05/13/1991
County of Conviction: Forsyth
Offense 7: Misdemeanor Possess Toxic Vapors Substance Sentence: 21 days active and then 3 yrs supervised probation
Conviction Date: 10/4/1991
County of Conviction: Forsyth
Offense 8: Misdemeanor Solicit Crime Against Nature Sentence: 2 yrs probation, costs
Conviction Date: 02/16/1994
County of Conviction: Forsyth


Watts, Matthew Taylor

Offense: Felony Larceny Sentence: 36 months probation, costs, fees & miscellaneous monies
Conviction Date: 09/30/2003
County of Conviction: Wake


Williams, Billy Ray

Offense 1: Second Degree Burglary Sentence: 14 years
Conviction Date: 08/16/1993
County of Conviction: Wayne
Offense 2: Breaking and Entering Sentence: 5 years probation at expiration of #1
Conviction Date: 08/16/1993
County of Conviction: Wayne


Governor's Clemency Office
4294 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, N.C.  27699-4294
Phone: 919-715-1695
Fax: 919-715-8623
 e-mail: clemency@ncmail.net