Perry Grants Eight Pardons

As is custom around the Christmas holidays, Gov. Rick Perry announced a list of pardons today. Here's the list:

  • Maria Isabel Colmenares-Rodriguez, 58, of Pembroke Pines, Fla., was convicted of shoplifting in 1974 at the age of 21. She was sentenced to pay a $50 fine. 
  • Tommie Emerson Elder, 57, of Houston, was convicted of burglary of a motor vehicle in 1976 at the age of 22. He was sentenced to three years in jail, which was probated for three years. 
  • Beverly Troupe Enoch, 33, of Houston, was convicted of assault with bodily injury in 1996 at the age ...

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