United States District Court, S.D. Indiana, Terre Haute Division
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
M. McKee Magistrate Judge
September 4, 2019, a final hearing was conducted on the
Petition for Warrant or Summons for Offender Under
Supervision, filed on April 18, 2019 [dkt 1687]. A
supplemental petition was filed on April 29, 2019 [dkt 1694].
Jwuan Moreland (“Defendant”) appeared in person
with FCD counsel, Michael Donahoe. The government appeared by
Bradley Blackington, Assistant United States Attorney. U.S.
Probation appeared by Officer Troy Adamson.
Government moved to dismiss the supplemental petition filed
on April 29, 2019. The Court GRANTS the motion and directs
the Clerk to terminate the supplemental petition on the
docket [dkt 1694]. The parties advised they were ready to
proceed on a final hearing on the original petition.
Court conducted the following procedures in accordance with
Fed. R. Crim. P. 32.1(a)(1) and 18 U.S.C. § 3583:
Court summarized the allegations of the initial petition [dkt
1687] and referenced the initial hearing in this matter on
May 13, 2019, when defendant was advised of his rights, the
nature of the allegations, and provided him with a copy of
hearing was then conducted, and witnesses were sworn and
testified as to the alleged violations. Witnesses: Senior
Probation Officer Troy Adamson, Angel Baker, and Jwuan
Moreland. The Government and the defendant each argued their
positions prior to the Court announcing its judgment.
undersigned recommends to the Court adoption of the following
Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law:
defendant, Jwuan Moreland, was sentenced on June 24, 2011, in
the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana,
Terre Haute Division, on the charge of felon in possession of
a firearm. The original sentence included 110 months of
confinement and 36 months of supervised release.
Government alleged the defendant failed to comply with the
terms of supervised release as follows:
Number Nature of Noncompliance
1. "The defendant shall not commit another federal,
state or local crime."
On April 16, 2019, Mr. Moreland was arrested by the Lawrence
Police Department following a U.S. Probation search of his
vehicle. He is charged in Marion County, Indiana, with
possession of marijuana and methamphetamine under cause
number 49G25-1904-F6-014714.He is currently in custody in the
Marion County Jail.
On April 16, 2019, U.S. Probation Officers and Lawrence
Police initiated a search of Mr. Moreland's residence and
vehicle. During the course of the search, officers located a
large Ziploc bag inside the center console of his truck.
Inside the bag were two white pill bottles, one containing
two small baggies of a white crystal substance, and the other
a green leafy substance. The white crystal substance field
tested positive for amphetamine when tested by Lawrence
Police. The green leafy substance field tested positive for
marijuana. The offender admitted to the probation officer the