United States District Court, S.D. Indiana, New Albany Division
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
WILLIS UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
13, 2018, the Court held a hearing on the Petition for
Warrant or Summons for Offender Under Supervision filed on
June 13, 2017 (Docket No. 76 in Cause No. 4:11-cr-20-TWP-VTW;
Docket No. 85 in Cause No. 4:11-cr-21-TWP-VTW; Docket No. 45
in Cause No. 4:13-cr-19-TWP-VTW) and the Supplemental
Petition for Warrant or Summons for Offender Under
Supervision (Docket No. 83 in Cause No. 4:11-cr-20-TWP-VTW;
Docket No. 92 in Cause No. 4:11-cr-21-TWP-VTW; Docket No. 52
in Cause No. 4:13-cr-19-TWP-VTW). Defendant Courtney Crouch
appeared in person with his appointed counsel Jonathan S.
Ricketts. The government appeared by William L. McCoskey,
Assistant United States Attorney. U.S. Probation appeared by
Officer Ross Carothers.
Court conducted the following procedures in accordance with
Fed. R. Crim. P. 32.1(a)(1) and 18 U.S.C. § 3583:
1. The Court advised Mr. Crouch of his rights and provided
him with a copy of the petitions.
2. Mr. Crouch waived his right to a preliminary hearing.
3. The parties advised the Court they had reached an
agreement to resolve the allegations in the Petitions.
4. After being placed under oath, Mr. Crouch admitted
Violations 1 through 7 of the Petitions filed in Cause No.
4:11-cr-20-TWP-VTW (Docket No. 76 and 83).
5. The allegations to which Defendant admitted, as fully set
forth in the petition, are:
Number Nature of Noncompliance
"The defendant shall not commit another federal,
state or local crime."
31, 2017, the offender was charged in the Jennings County
Circuit Court with Operating a Motor Vehicle After Forfeiture
of License for Life, a Level 5 Felony (Count 1); Operating a
Vehicle While Intoxicated, a Class C Misdemeanor (Count 2);
Public Intoxication, a Class B Misdemeanor (Count 3); and
Malicious Mischief, a Class B Misdemeanor (Count 4).
According to the police report, police responded to the
Circle K gas station in North Vernon, Indiana, on May 29,
2017, after receiving a call about an intoxicated male at the
business. Police officers arrived and encountered Mr. Crouch
in the bathroom; he had urinated in his pants. Because his
eyes were red and bloodshot, he was asked to take
Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, but refused. The offender
stated he drank 4 or 5 beers about 30 minutes earlier. A
Portable Breath Test was administered and tested positive for
alcohol (.27 blood alcohol content). The pickup truck the
offender was driving contained a case of beer, with an open
can sitting in the middle of the bench seat, in the cab.
There was also a case of beer and a snapping turtle, in
violation of Indiana Law, in the bed of the truck. Court
proceedings are pending.
"The defendant shall refrain from excessive use of
29, 2017, stated he drank 4 or 5 beers. A Portable Breath
Test was administered and tested positive for alcohol (.27
blood alcohol content).
ViolationNumber Nature of ...