Governor Abbott Pardons Joseph Blackwell
TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME:
WHEREAS, Joseph Clinton Blackwell, D.O.B. July 7, 1979, was sentenced in the County Criminal Court No. 9 in Tarrant County on December 6, 1996, to fifteen days in jail for the offense of Burglary of a Vehicle, Cause No. 0640388; and
WHEREAS, the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has recommended a Full Pardon and Restoration of Full Civil Rights of Citizenship;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas, by virtue of the authority vested in me under the Constitution and laws of this State, and acting upon the recommendation of the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, do hereby grant unto the said:
JOSEPH CLINTON BLACKWELL
A FULL PARDON AND RESTORATION OF FULL CIVIL RIGHTS OF CITIZENSHIP THAT MAY HAVE HERETOFORE BEEN LOST AS A RESULT OF HIS CONVICTION OF THE OFFENSE ABOVE SET OUT IN A COURT IN CAUSE NO. 0640388, IN TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS.
I HEREBY DIRECT that a copy of this proclamation be filed in the office of the Secretary of State.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto signed my name and have officially caused the Seal of State to be affixed hereon, this the 21st day of December, 2018.
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