Four men from Southeast Arkansas are among a list of 12 people that Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced he intends to pardon.


According to a press release, the governor will commute one sentence, denied an additional 62 applications and took no action on 10 others.


All of the applicants have completed all their jail time, fulfilled all parole and probationary requirements and paid all fines associated with their sentences. There is a 30-day waiting period for public feedback before final action is taken.


Those from Southeast Arkansas slated to be pardoned, the county of conviction and crimes convicted of are as follows:


Jessie G. Allbright of Grapevine, who was convicted of possession of a controlled substance with purpose to deliver in Grant County in 2003. There were no law enforcement objections to the application.


Lee Collins of Pine Bluff, who was convicted of delivery of a controlled substance and two counts of possession of a controlled substance with purpose to deliver in Jefferson County in 1984. There were no law enforcement objections to the application.


William Garrison of Star City, who was convicted of a total of four counts of burglary and four counts of theft of property in Jefferson County in 1988 and 1999 and whose probation on all four counts was revoked. There were no law enforcement objections to the application.


Robert A. Stout of Monticello, who was convicted of aggravated assault in Lonoke County in 1992. There were no law enforcement objections to the application.


The governor also announced he planned to commute the sentence of Leon Hardin III, who was convicted in Drew County in 2006 on a charge of possession of cocaine with purpose to deliver and sentenced to 660 months in prison. Harden will receive 240 months in prison. There were no law enforcement objections to the application.