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A Lake Area resident serving time in the department of corrections will not have to spend much more time in prison.

Dean Ballentine, now 57-years-old, had been serving 13 years after pleading guilty in Camden County back in May, 2013, to a felony distribution and possession drug charge.

Ballentine’s name appears on a list of two inmates having their sentences commuted and 18 others who are receiving pardons.

Governor Mike Parson announced the pardons and commutations earlier this week.

A release date for Ballentine has not been announced.

 

***More details:

(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – On Friday, October 29, 2021, Governor Mike Parson granted 18 pardons and approved two commutations pursuant to Article IV, Section 7 of the Constitution of the State of Missouri. Official documents have been filed with the appropriate government agencies and are being sent to the individuals.

Governor Parson has instructed his legal team to continue reviewing clemency files and working to reduce the backlog inherited by his administration. 

 

On Friday, October 29, 2021, Governor Mike Parson granted 18 pardons and approved two
commutations pursuant to Article IV, Section 7 of the Constitution of the State of Missouri.
Official documents have been filed with the appropriate government agencies and are being sent
to the individuals.


Pardons:

1) Vincent Casey

2) Ronald Leezy

3) Ricky Hall

4) Richard Cording

5) Malia Emerson

6) Robert Bentley

7) Betty McGuire-Pauley

8) Bruce Bade

9) Daniel Marschke

10) Deborah Weppler-Crouch

11) Christopher Willis

12) Shawn McComb

13) Phillip Joyce

14) Gerald Hunter

15) Donnie Willoughby

16) Christopher McClary

17) Jeffrey Brooks

18) Alvin Sperle


Commutations:

1) Dean Ballentine

2) Gary Helwig

 

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