United States District Court, D. Montana, Great Falls Division
FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO REVOKE
DEFENDANT'S SUPERVISED RELEASE
Johnson United States Magistrate Judge
United States accused Ms. Demarce of violating her conditions
of supervised release by (1) failing to report for substance
abuse testing, (2) failing to report for substance abuse
treatment, (3) submitting a diluted urine sample, and (4)
failing to make payments towards her court ordered
restitution. She admitted to the violations. Her supervised
release should be revoked. She should be sentenced to three
months in custody, with thirty-three months of supervised
release to follow.
Snell pleaded guilty to Aggravated Identity Theft on February
8, 2016. (Doc. 36.) United States District Judge Brian Morris
sentenced her to seven days in custody, with thirty-six
months of supervised release to follow on December 5, 2014.
(Doc. 59.) She began her current term of supervised release
on July 5, 2016.
United States Probation Office filed a Report on Offender
Under Supervision on September 25, 2016, notifying the Court
that Ms. Demarce failed to comply with substance abuse
testing and treatment and used a prohibited substance on two
occasions. (Doc. 82.) The Court allowed her to continue her
Probation Office filed a Petition for Warrant for Offender
Under Supervision on January 9, 2017, alleging that Mr.
Demarce violated the terms of her supervised release by (1)
failing to report for substance abuse testing, (2) failing to
report for substance abuse treatment, (3)submitting a diluted
urine sample, and (4) failing to make payments towards her
court ordered restitution. (Doc. 84.) Judge Morris issued a
warrant for her arrest based on the allegations in the
Petition. (Doc. 85.)
Demarce appeared before the undersigned on February 7, 2017,
in Great Falls, Montana. Federal Defender Hank Branom
accompanied her. Assistant United States Attorney Jeffery
Starnes represented the United States.
Demarce said she had read the petition and understood the
waived the preliminary hearing, and the parties consented to
proceed immediately with the revocation hearing before the
Demarce admitted that she violated the conditions of her
supervised release. The violations are serious and ...