LITTLE ROCK, AR (AP) - Gov. Mike Beebe has announced his intent to grant five pardons.
Beebe said in a news release Wednesday that each of the five have completed all jail time, fulfilled all parole- and probation requirements and paid all fines.
The five are Bobby Douthit of Lowell; James Hosford of Memphis, Tenn.; Cloris Jean Espinosa Madrid of Rogers; Jeffrey Petty of Beebe; and Latonya Tripp Washington of Forrest City.
Douthit was convicted of theft; Petty of theft and related charges; Washington of theft and cocaine possession; Madrid of delivery and possession of methamphetamine; and Hosford of possession and delivery of marijuana.
There is a 30-day waiting period for public comment before final action is taken.