United States District Court, D. Montana, Great Falls Division
FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
JOHNSTON, UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Arthur Dion Longee (Longee) has been accused of violating the
conditions of his supervised release. Longee admitted all of
the alleged violations, except alleged violation 3. The Court
dismissed alleged violation 3 on the government's motion.
Longee's supervised release should be revoked. Longee
should be placed in custody for 12 months, with no supervised
release to follow.
pleaded guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor on October 22,
2012. (Doc. 34). The Court sentenced Longee to 24 months of
custody, followed by 10 years of supervised release. (Doc.
42). Longee's current term of supervised release began on
August 14, 2019. (Doc. 117 at 3).
United States Probation Office filed a Petition on November
18, 2019, 2019, requesting that the Court revoke Longee's
supervised release. (Doc. 117). The Petition alleged that
Longee had violated the conditions of his supervised release:
1) by failing to report for substance abuse treatment; 2) by
using methamphetamine; and 3) by failing to report for sex
appeared before the undersigned for his initial appearance on
January 14, 2020. Longee was represented by counsel. Longee
stated that he had read the petition and that he understood
the allegations. Longee waived his right to a preliminary
hearing. The parties consented to proceed with the revocation
hearing before the undersigned.
Court conducted a revocation hearing on January 14, 2020.
Longee admitted that he had violated the conditions of his
supervised release: 1) by failing to report for substance
abuse treatment; and 2) by using methamphetamine. Longee
denied alleged violation 3. The Court dismissed alleged
violation 3 on the government's motion. The violations
that Longee admitted are serious and warrant revocation of
his supervised release.
violations are Grade C violations. Longee's criminal
history category is I. Longee's underlying offense is a
Class C felony. Longee could be incarcerated for up to 24
months. Longee could be ordered to remain on supervised
release for up to 85 months, less any custody time imposed.
The United States Sentencing Guidelines call for a term of
custody of 3 to 9 months.
supervised release should be revoked. Longee should be
incarcerated for 12 months, with no months of supervised
release to follow. This ...