President Barack Obama on Thursday, May 5 commuted the prison sentences of 61 people serving time for drug-related offenses. Most will be released July 28. The action is part of a broader effort to overhaul the criminal justice system and ease punishments for nonviolent drug offenders.
President Barack Obama on Thursday, May 5 commuted the prison sentences of 61 people serving time for drug-related offenses. Most will be released July 28. The action is part of a broader effort to overhaul the criminal justice system and ease punishments for nonviolent drug offenders. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP
President Barack Obama on Thursday, May 5 commuted the prison sentences of 61 people serving time for drug-related offenses. Most will be released July 28. The action is part of a broader effort to overhaul the criminal justice system and ease punishments for nonviolent drug offenders. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

Bellingham man among 58 drug offenders granted clemency by Obama

May 05, 2016 05:19 PM