WASHINGTON, D.C. (WHO) — President Joe Biden announced the commutation of the sentences of 75 Americans and the pardon of three others, the first of his presidency. Among the list of commutations were three Iowans convicted of drug charges. The President is commuting their sentences to end early, with the remainder being served at home followed by supervised release.

These are the Iowans included in the President’s order:

Douglas Dean Johnson

  • Dickens, Iowa
  • Convicted of Conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine
  • Sentenced to 240 months in prison in prison in December 2008
  • Sentence will now end April 26th, 2023 followed by 10 years of supervised release

Edwin G. Tierney

  • Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Convicted of Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine
  • Sentenced to 120 months in prison in November 2016
  • Sentence will now end April 26th, 2023 followed by 5 years of supervised release

Andrea Zavala

  • Waterloo, Iowa
  • Convicted of Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine
  • Sentenced to 108 months of prison in June 2017
  • Sentence will now end on April 26th, 2023 followed by five years of supervised release