IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
April 22, 2013
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
GREGGORY L. CARROLL, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Proud, Magistrate Judge:
On November 26, 2012, defendant Greggory L. Carroll was released on bond. The conditions of his bond required, among other things, that he not commit another federal, state or local crime. See, Doc. 13. Defendant entered a plea of guilty on April 22, 2013.
At the change of plea hearing, the Government orally moved for the revocation of defendant's bond. (Doc. 29). Defendant did not contest the motion.
18 U.S.C. § 3148 mandates that an order of revocation and detention be entered if the Court:
(1) finds that there is--
(A) probable cause to believe that the person has committed a Federal, State, or local crime while on release; or
(B) clear and convincing evidence that the person has violated any other condition of release; and
(2) finds that--
(A) based on the factors set forth in section 3142(g) of this title, there is no condition or combination of conditions of release that will assure that the person will not flee or pose a danger to the safety of any other person or the community; or
(B) the person is unlikely to abide by any condition or combination of conditions of release.
If there is probable cause to believe that, while on release, the person committed a Federal, State, or local felony, a rebuttable presumption arises that no condition or combination of conditions will assure that the person will not pose a danger to the safety of any other person or the community. If the judicial officer finds that there are conditions of release that will assure that the person will not flee or pose a danger to the safety of any other person or the community, and that the person will abide by such conditions, the judicial officer shall treat the person in accordance with the provisions of section 3142 of this title and may amend the conditions of release accordingly. 18 U.S.C. § 3148(b).
Based upon the evidence adduced, the court finds by clear and convincing evidence that defendant committed the criminal offenses of domestic battery, battery, and property damage over $300.00. He has been charged with those offenses in Fayette County, Illinois. These acts are obvious violations of the conditions of defendant's pretrial release.
The court finds, based on the factors set forth in 18 U.S.C. §3142(g), that no condition or combination of conditions will assure that Greggory L. Carroll will not pose a danger to the safety of any other person or the community. This Court finds that it is highly unlikely that he would abide by any condition or combination of conditions of release which could be devised.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the Government's oral motion to revoke Greggory L. Carroll's bond (Doc. 29) is GRANTED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the defendant, Greggory L. Carroll, be committed to the custody of the Attorney General for confinement in a corrections facility; and that the defendant be afforded reasonable opportunity for private consultation with his counsel; and that, on order of a court of the United States, or on request of an attorney for the Government, the person in charge of the corrections facility in which the defendant is confined deliver the defendant to a United States Marshal for the purpose of an appearance in connection with court proceedings.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
CLIFFORD J. PROUD UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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