United States v. Watson

1:17-cr-00071-MOC-WCM | W.D.N.C. | May 26, 2022

U NITED S TATES D ISTRICT C OURT

Western District of North Carolina ) UNITED STATES OF AMERICA JUDGMENT IN A CRIMINAL CASE ) (For Revocation of Probation or Supervised Release) (For Offenses Committed On or After November 1, 1987) V. ) ) BLAKE FOREST WATSON ) Case Number: DNCW117CR000071-001 ) USM Number: 22271-058 ) ) Fredilyn Sison

Defendant’s Attorney ) THE DEFENDANT: Admitted guilt to violation(s) 1-3 of the Petition. Was found guilty of violation(s) of the Petition after denial of guilt. ACCORDINGLY, the court has adjudicated that the defendant is guilty of the following violation(s):

Violation Date Violation Number Nature of Violation Concluded

1 New Law Violation 7/22/2021 2 Unauthorized Computer Access 7/22/2021 3 Possession of Pornography 7/22/2021

The Defendant is sentenced as provided in pages 2 through 5 of this judgment. The sentence is imposed pursuant to the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, United States v. Booker, 125 S.Ct. 738 (2005), and 18 U.S.C. § 3553(a). Defendant found not guilty as to violation(s) of the Petition and is discharged as to such violation(s). Violation(s) (is)(are) dismissed on the motion of the United States.

IT IS ORDERED that the Defendant shall notify the United States Attorney for this district within 30 days of any change of name, residence, or mailing address until all fines, restitution, costs, and special assessments imposed by this judgment are fully paid. If ordered to pay monetary penalties, the defendant shall notify the court and United States attorney of any material change in the defendant's economic circumstances.

Date of Imposition of Sentence: 5/23/2022 Date: May 26, 2022

Defendant: Blake Forest Watson Judgment- Page 2 of 5 Case Number: DNCW117CR000071-001

IMPRISONMENT

The defendant is hereby committed to the custody of the United States Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a term of TEN (10) MONTHS to be served concurrently with term imposed in NCWD case 1:21cr98. The Court makes the following recommendations to the Bureau of Prisons: The Defendant is remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal. The Defendant shall surrender to the United States Marshal for this District:

As notified by the United States Marshal. At on .

The Defendant shall surrender for service of sentence at the institution designated by the Bureau of Prisons: As notified by the United States Marshal. Before 2 p.m. on . As notified by the Probation Office.

RETURN

I have executed this Judgment as follows: Defendant delivered on __________ to _______________________________________ at ________________________________________, with a certified copy of this Judgment.

United States Marshal By: Deputy Marshal Defendant: Blake Forest Watson Judgment- Page 3 of 5 Case Number: DNCW117CR000071-001

SUPERVISED RELEASE

Upon release from imprisonment, the defendant shall be on supervised release for a term of LIFE to run concurrently with term imposed in NCWD case 1:21cr98. The condition for mandatory drug testing is suspended based on the court's determination that the defendant poses a low risk of future substance abuse.

CONDITIONS OF SUPERVISION

The defendant shall comply with the mandatory conditions that have been adopted by this court. The defendant shall not commit another federal, state, or local crime. The defendant shall not unlawfully possess a controlled substance. The defendant shall refrain from any unlawful use of a controlled substance. The defendant shall submit to one drug test within 15 days of release from imprisonment and at least two periodic drug tests thereafter, as determined by the Court (unless omitted by the Court). The defendant shall cooperate in the collection of DNA as directed by the probation officer (unless omitted by the Court).

The defendant shall comply with the discretionary conditions that have been adopted by this court and any additional conditions ordered. The defendant shall report to the probation office in the federal judicial district where he/she is authorized to reside within 72 hours of release from imprisonment, unless the probation officer instructs the defendant to report to a different probation office or within a different time frame. The defendant shall report to the probation officer in a manner and frequency as directed by the Court or probation officer. The defendant shall not leave the federal judicial district where he/she is authorized to reside without first getting permission from the Court or probation officer. The defendant shall answer truthfully the questions asked by the probation officer. However, defendant may refuse to answer a question if the truthful answer would tend to incriminate him/her of a crime. Refusal to answer a question on that ground will not be considered a violation of supervised release. The defendant shall live at a place approved by the probation officer. The probation officer shall be notified in advance of any change in living arrangements (such as location and the people with whom the defendant lives). If advance notification is not possible due to unanticipated circumstances, the defendant shall notify the probation officer within 72 hours of becoming aware of a change or expected change. The defendant shall allow the probation officer to visit him/her at any time at his/her home or any other reasonable location as determined by the probation office, and shall permit the probation officer to take any items prohibited by the conditions of his/her supervision that the probation officer observes. The defendant shall work full time (at least 30 hours per week) at lawful employment, actively seek such gainful employment or be enrolled in a full time educational of vocational program unless excused by the probation officer. The defendant shall notify the probation officer within 72 hours of any change regarding employment or education. The defendant shall not communicate or interact with any persons he/she knows is engaged in criminal activity, and shall not communicate or interact with any person he/she knows to be convicted of a felony unless granted permission to do so by the probation officer. The defendant shall notify the probation officer within 72 hours of being arrested or questioned by a law enforcement officer. The defendant shall not own, possess, or have access to a firearm, ammunition, destructive device, or dangerous weapon (i.e., anything that was designed, or was modified for, the specific purpose of causing bodily injury or death to another person such as nunchakus or tasers). The defendant shall not act or make any agreement with a law enforcement agency to act as a confidential informant without first getting the permission of the Court. The defendant shall refrain from excessive use of alcohol and shall not unlawfully purchase, possess, use, distribute or administer any narcotic or controlled substance or any psychoactive substances (including, but not limited to, synthetic marijuana, bath salts) that impair a person’s physical or mental functioning, whether or not intended for human consumption, or any paraphernalia related to such substances, except as duly prescribed by a licensed medical practitioner. The defendant shall participate in a program of testing for substance abuse. The defendant shall refrain from obstructing or attempting to obstruct or tamper, in any fashion, with the efficiency and accuracy of the testing. The defendant shall participate in a substance abuse treatment program and follow the rules and regulations of that program. The probation officer will supervise the defendant’s participation in the program (including, but not limited to, provider, location, modality, duration, intensity) (unless omitted by the Court). The defendant shall not go to, or remain at any place where he/she knows controlled substances are illegally sold, used, distributed, or administered without first obtaining the permission of the probation officer. The defendant shall submit to a search if the Probation Officer has a reasonable suspicion that the defendant has committed a crime or a violation of a condition of supervised release. Such a search may be conducted by a U.S. Probation Officer, and such other law enforcement personnel as the probation officer may deem advisable, without a warrant or the consent of the defendant. Such search may be of any place where evidence of the above may reasonably be expected to be found, including defendant’s person, property, house, residence, vehicle, communications or data storage devices or media or office. The defendant shall pay any financial obligation imposed by this judgment remaining unpaid as of the commencement of the sentence of probation or the term of supervised release in accordance with the schedule of payments of this judgment. The defendant shall notify the court of any changes in economic circumstances that might affect the ability to pay this financial obligation. The defendant shall support all dependents including any dependent child, or any person the defendant has been court ordered to support. The defendant shall participate in transitional support services (including cognitive behavioral treatment programs) and follow the rules and regulations of such program. The probation officer will supervise the defendant’s participation in the program (including, but not limited to, provider, location, modality, duration, intensity). Such programs may include group sessions led by a counselor or participation in a program administered by the probation officer. The defendant shall follow the instructions of the probation officer related to the conditions of supervision.

Defendant: Blake Forest Watson Judgment- Page 4 of 5 Case Number: DNCW117CR000071-001

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS:

24. All conditions previously imposed remain in effect. Defendant: Blake Forest Watson Judgment- Page 5 of 5 Case Number: DNCW117CR000071-001

STATEMENT OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT

I understand that my term of supervision is for a period of _______months, commencing on ____________________. Upon a finding of a violation of probation or supervised release, I understand that the court may (1) revoke supervision, (2) extend the term of supervision, and/or (3) modify the conditions of supervision. I understand that revocation of probation and supervised release is mandatory for possession of a controlled substance, possession of a firearm and/or refusal to comply with drug testing. These conditions have been read to me. I fully understand the conditions and have been provided a copy of them. (Signed) ____________________________________ Date: _________________ Defendant (Signed) ____________________________________ Date: _________________ U.S. Probation Office/Designated Witness The Court gives notice that this case may involve other defendants who may be held jointly and severally liable for payment of all or part of the restitution ordered herein and may order such payment in the future.