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A public hearing to consider the possible pardon of sentence for Cynthia Brown



CONTACT:  Chris Gautz, Public Information Officer



The Michigan Parole Board will hold a public hearing on Friday, September 28, 2018 to consider the possible pardon of sentence for Cynthia Brown. It will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Grandview Plaza Building, Lansing, Michigan.

Cynthia Brown was sentenced to a term of 15 Days Jail or $135 F/C/R (Fines/Costs/Restitution) for the crime of Retail Fraud, 2nd Degree, and to a term of 1 Year Probation, 90 Days Jail (1 Day Credit, 25 Days Held in Abeyance, 59 Days Suspended), 40 Hours Community Service in Lieu of $100 Fine, and $998 F/C/R (Fines/Costs/Restitution) for the crime of Attempt Retail Fraud, 1st Degree. She was sentenced on December 15, 1992 and March 12, 1997 from Chippewa County.

Ms. Brown was also sentenced to a term of 15 Days Jail or $200 F/C/R (Fines/Costs/Restitution) for the crime of False Report of a Misdemeanor. She was sentenced on June 30, 2004 from Saginaw County.

Brian J. Shipman, Member of the Michigan Parole Board, will conduct the hearing under the provisions of MCLA 791.244 prior to any recommendation for executive clemency by the Parole Board.

This hearing is required by state law prior to consideration of any pardon by the Governor.