United States District Court, E.D. North Carolina
Tyrene Sherman Griffin
PETITION FOR ACTION ON SUPERVISED RELEASE
MALCOLM J. HOWARD SENIOR U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE.
NOW Tuell Waters, U.S. Probation Officer of the court,
presenting a petition for modification of the Judgment and
Commitment Order of Tyrene Sherman Griffin, who, upon an
earlier plea of guilty to Felon in Possession of a Firearm,
in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 922 (g)(1) and 924,
and Felon in Possession of Ammunition, in violation of 18
U.S.C. §§ 922 (g)(1) and 924, was sentenced by the
Honorable Malcolm J. Howard, Senior U.S. District Judge, on
November 8, 2005, to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons for
a term of 188 months. It was further ordered that upon
release from imprisonment the defendant be placed on
supervised release for a period of 5 years. Pursuant to 28
U.S.C. § 2255, on November 10, 2016, the judgment was
amended by the court to 30 months custody (time served) and a
one year term of supervised release.
Sherman Griffin was released from custody on November 10,
2016, at which time the term of supervised release commenced.
PRESENTING PETITION FOR ACTION OF COURT FOR CAUSE AS
9, 2003, the defendant pled guilty in the Superior Court of
Martin County, North Carolina, to three counts of felonious
Indecent Liberties With a Child. On November 21, 2016, the
court modified the conditions of supervision to have the
defendant complete a sex offender evaluation. Subsequently,
the assessment was completed with recommendation that Griffin
participate in sex offender treatment to include polygraph
examinations. It is, therefore, respectfully recommended that
the conditions of supervision be modified to add the sex
offender conditions listed below. The defendant signed a
Waiver of Hearing agreeing to the proposed modification of
THAT THE COURT WILL ORDER that supervised release be
modified as follows:
defendant shall register with the state sex offender
registration agency in the state where the defendant resides,
works, or is a student, as directed by the probation officer.
defendant shall not enter adult bookstores, sex shops, clubs
or bars with exotic or topless dancers, or massage parlors.
defendant shall not associate or have verbal, written,
telephonic, or electronic communications with any person
under the age of eighteen (18), except: (1) in the presence
of the parent or legal guardian of said minor; (2) on the
condition that the defendant notifies the parent or legal
guardian of the defendant's conviction or prior history;
and (3) with specific, written approval from the U.S.
Probation Officer. This provision does not encompass persons
under the age of eighteen with whom the defendant must deal
in order to obtain ordinary and usual commercial services
(e.g., waiters, cashiers, ticket vendors, etc.).
defendant shall have no direct or indirect contact, at any
time and for any reason, with the victim(s), the victim's
family, or affected parties in this matter unless provided
with specific, written authorization in advance by the U.S.
defendant shall not loiter within 1000 feet of any area where
minors frequently congregate (e.g., parks, school property,
playgrounds, arcades, amusement parks, day-care centers,
swimming pools, community recreation fields, zoos, youth
centers, video arcades, carnivals, and circuses) without
prior written permission from the U.S. Probation Officer.
defendant shall not possess any legal or illegal pornographic
material, including any materials depicting and/or describing
"child pornography" and/or "simulated"
child pornography as defined in 18 U.S.C. § 2256, nor
shall the defendant enter any location where such materials
can be accessed, obtained, or viewed, including pictures,
photographs, books, writings, drawings, videos, or video
defendant shall not be employed in any position or
participate as a volunteer in any activity that involves
direct or indirect contact with children under the age of
eighteen (18) without written permission from the U.S.
Probation Officer. Under no circumstances may the defendant
be engaged in a position that involves being in a position of
trust or authority over any person under the age of eighteen.
the direction of the U.S. Probation Officer, the defendant
shall submit to physiological testing, which may include, but
is not limited to, polygraph examinations or other tests to
monitor the defendant's ...