Two Inmates Pardoned By Governor Rauner

(Chicago, IL) — Two Illinois inmates are Governor Rauner’s first pardons since taking office. The governor’s office announced that Neil Hebert and Michael Sullivan have been forgiven for their crimes. Hebert was convicted in 1992 of theft in Champaign County while Sullivan was convicted for burglary in Cook County in 1979. Rauner rejected 57 other clemency petitions. His office inherited almost three-thousand from the past six years.