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A public hearing to consider the possible pardon of sentence for Rodney Gibson

The Michigan Parole Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, at 9:00 a.m., to consider the possible pardon of sentence for Rodney Gibson.  The hearing will be conducted via video through Microsoft Teams.

Those planning to access the hearing must complete the online registration form no later than June 21, 2024.  Instructions for accessing the public hearing can be found here

Rodney Gibson was sentenced to a term of 5 days jail, $300 F/C/R (Fines/Costs/Restitution) for the crime of Larceny $100 or Less; to a term of 1 year 6 months to 17 years for the crime of Armed Robbery; to a term of 4 years to 20 years for the crime of Armed Robbery; and to a term of 6 years 8 months to 10 years for the crime of Assault with Intent to do Great Bodily Harm less than Murder. Rodney Gibson was sentenced on August 7, 1985, and March 26, 1990, out of Wayne County. 

Crissa D. Blankenburg, 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.  

When logging into the hearing, your video camera must be turned off and audio muted to eliminate distraction during the hearing.

Please be advised that recordings, photography, or screenshots of the proceeding are prohibited.

If you are a member of the news media and have questions about the hearing, please contact Kyle Kaminski, Acting Public Information Officer at 517-242-1233.