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A public hearing to consider the possible pardon of sentence for Russell Blaine
August 05, 2010
CONTACT: Russ Marlan, Public Information Officer (517) 373-6391
The Michigan Parole and Commutation Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, August 19, 2010, to consider the possible pardon of sentence for Russell Blaine. It will be held at 12:00 p.m. at the Grandview Plaza Building, Lansing, Michigan.
Russell Blaine was sentenced to a term of $19 F/C/R (Fines/Costs/Restitution) for the crime of Furnishing Liquor to a Minor. He was sentenced on May 13, 1957 from Iosco County. Mr. Blaine was also sentenced to a term of $15 F/C/R (Fines/Costs/Restitution) or 3 days for the crime of Drunk and Disorderly. He was sentenced on March 3, 1958 from 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.