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A public hearing to consider the possible pardon of sentence for Ralph Workman

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 Ralph Workman.  It will be held at 11:00 a.m. at the Grandview Plaza Building, Lansing, MI.

Ralph Workman was sentenced to a term of 1 year probation and $25 F/C/R (Fines/Costs/Restitution) or 10 days for the crime of Larceny from a Building and to a term of 90 days confinement and $300 F/C/R (Fines/Costs/Restitution) for the crime of Stolen Property - Receive and Conceal in Excess of $100. He was sentenced on November 19, 1969 and July 23, 1970 out of Kent 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.