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A public hearing to consider the possible pardon of sentence for James E. Brown
June 25, 2010
CONTACT: Russ Marlan, Public Information Officer (517) 373-6391
The Michigan Parole and Commutation Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 13, 2010, to consider the possible pardon of sentence for James E. Brown. It will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the Grandview Plaza Building, Lansing, MI.
James E. Brown was sentenced to a term of 6 months jail (Sentence would be suspended if Naval Authorities came to get him) for the crime of Unlawfully Driving Away an Automobile. He was sentenced on March 10, 1961 out of Ingham County. Mr. Brown was also sentenced to $103 F/C/R (Fines/Cost/Restitution) for the crime of Driving With Ability Impaired. He was sentenced on June 4, 1970 out of Macomb County.
Barbara S. Sampson, Chairperson of the Michigan Parole and Commutation Board, will conduct the hearing under the provisions of MCLA 791.244 prior to any recommendation for executive clemency by the Parole and Commutation Board.
This hearing is required by state law prior to consideration of any pardon by the Governor.