United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, Chattanooga
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
WILLIAM B. MITCHELL CARTER, UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE.
STEVEN COTY CHILDS (“Supervised Releasee”) appeared for an initial appearance before the undersigned on February 9, 2015, in accordance with Rule 32.1 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure on the Petition for Warrant for Offender Under Supervision (“Petition”). Those present for the hearing included:
(1) An Assistant United States Attorney for the Government.
(2) The Supervised Releasee.
(3) Attorney Anthony Martinez for defendant.
After being sworn in due form of law, the Supervised Releasee was informed or reminded of his privilege against self-incrimination accorded him under the 5th Amendment to the United States Constitution.
It was determined the Supervised Releasee wished to be represented by an attorney and he qualified for the appointment of an attorney to represent him at government expense. Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee, Inc. was APPOINTED to represent the defendant. It was determined the Supervised Releasee had been provided with a copy of the Petition and the Warrant for Arrest and had the opportunity of reviewing those documents with his attorney. It was also determined he was capable of being able to read and understand the copy of the aforesaid documents he had been provided
The Supervised Releasee waived his right to a preliminary hearing and detention hearing.
The Government moved defendant be detained pending a hearing to determine whether his term of supervision should be revoked.
(1) Based upon the Petition and Supervised Releasee's waiver of preliminary hearing and detention hearing, the undersigned finds there is probable cause to believe the Supervised Releasee has committed violations of his conditions of supervised release as alleged in the petition.
It is ...