Wetumpka man among 21 pardoned by President

Published 8:43am Friday, December 20, 2013

A Wetumpka man was among 21 people who were given a clemency by President Barack Obama on Thursday, according to a White House press release.

Charlie Lee Davis Jr. of Wetumpka, who had been convicted of possession with the intent to distribute a cocaine base and the use of a minor to distribute cocaine, had been sentenced to 87 months of imprisonment and 5 years of supervised release.

Davis was one of six people from across the country who were convicted of drug offenses who were granted a presidential pardon.

Read more about the presidential pardons in Saturday’s Elmore County Weekend.

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