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A Madawaska man among those pardoned by former President Trump

Michael Pelletier (CAN-DO Justice through Clemency)
Michael Pelletier (CAN-DO Justice through Clemency)(CAN-DO Justice through Clemency)
Published: Jan. 20, 2021 at 2:52 PM EST
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In the final hours of Trump’s White House term he announced pardons and commutations for 143 people, including Michael Pelletier, a paraplegic who has used a wheelchair since he was 11, was serving a life sentence in federal prison for a nonviolent marijuana conspiracy offense.

According to https://www.candoclemency.com/ 64 year old Michael Pelletier has served 14 years. “At 50, Michael Pelletier was indicted for for a nonviolent marijuana conspiracy offense and currently sits in federal prison serving a sentence of life without parole.”

The website states Pelletier’s Post Release Plans: Michael will live with his brother, Dave. He has 7 siblings that will provide for Michael to assure his transition is a smooth one and to ensure his needs are met.

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