Governor Chris Christie issued 26 clemency orders; 25 pardons and one commutation of sentence, on Friday. Christie leaves office on Tuesday.
Eleven of the pardons were of individuals convicted on weapons possession charges and eleven were for drug possession charges. One pardon was for a driving while intoxicated. The commutation of sentence for was for the 1993 homicide conviction of an Ocean County woman. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: January 13th, 2018 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Brian Aitkin, Chris Christie, New Jersey | Tags: Brian Aitken, Clemency, Governor Chris Christie, John Pjeternikaj, Lisa Pyatt, New Jersey, Pardon, Ryan McGowan | 2 Comments »