United States District Court, E.D. North Carolina
Kenneth Lloyd Coats Jr.
PETITION FOR ACTION ON SUPERVISED RELEASE
TERRENCE W. BOYLE, U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE.
NOW Corey Rich, U.S. Probation Officer of the court,
presenting a petition for modification of the Judgment and
Commitment Order of Kenneth Lloyd Coats Jr., who, upon an
earlier plea of guilty to 21 U.S.C. § 846, Conspiracy to
Manufacture, Distribute, and Dispense and Possess With Intent
to Distribute 500 Grams or More of a Mixture or Substance
Containing a Detectable Amount of Methamphetamine; and 18
U.S.C. §922(g)(9), Possession of a Firearm by a Person
Convicted of a Domestic Violence Crime, was sentenced by the
Honorable James C. Fox, Senior U.S. District Judge, on March
24, 2011, to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons for a term
of 60 months. It was further ordered that upon release from
imprisonment the defendant be placed on supervised release
for a period of 60 months.
Lloyd Coats Jr. was released from custody on July 01, 2014,
at which time the term of supervised release commenced.
August 27, 2015, the court was informed that on August 8,
2015, the defendant was charged with Driving While License
Revoked. The court agreed to continue the defendant on
supervision. Subsequently, this charge was dismissed in state
court on March 24, 2016.
September 22, 2015, the court was informed that on September
12, 2015, the defendant was charged with Felony Assault
Inflicting Serious Bodily Injury. The court agreed to take no
action at that time, and allow the case to resolve itself in
state court. Subsequently, it was found to be a case of
self-defense, and the charges were ultimately dismissed on
January 26, 2016.
8, 2016, the court was informed that on June 18, 2016, the
defendant was charged with Driving While Impaired and
Reckless Driving to Endanger. The court agreed to modify the
conditions of supervision to include the performance of 24
hours in community service. As such, all hours of community
service have been completed.
February 7, 2017, the court was informed that on December 31,
2016, the defendant was charged with Hit and Run/ Failure to
Stop Causing Property Damage. The court agreed to continue
the defendant on supervision. Subsequently, these charges
were dismissed in state court on February 27, 2017.
December 29, 2017, the court was informed that on December 9,
2017, and on December 10, 2017, the defendant was charged
with Driving While Impaired, and Possess/ Sell Non-Tax Paid
Alcoholic Beverage, respectively. The court agreed to
continue the defendant on supervision. These charges are
still pending in state court.
11, 2018, the court was informed that the defendant was
charged with Driving While License Revoked and Possession of
Drug Paraphernalia. These charges are still pending in state
court. Also, the court was informed that on May 10, 2018, the
defendant submitted a urinalysis that tested positive for
methamphetamines. The court agreed to continue the defendant
PRESENTING PETITION FOR ACTION OF COURT FOR CAUSE AS
31, 2018, the defendant incurred the pending charges of
Driving While License Revoked in Sampson County, North
Carolina (18CR703527). When confronted, the defendant stated
that he has a limited driving privilege that allows him to
operate a motor vehicle, but he cannot locate it. On June 25,
2018, the defendant provided a urinalysis that tested
positive for methamphetamines. When confronted, he admitted
to using the substance on a previous date. The defendant was
verbally reprimanded for driving without a license and for
the illegal drug use. The defendant has admitted he is
struggling with his addiction. He has agreed to enroll in
inpatient treatment. The probation office is working with his
treatment provider to achieve this. The defendant has agreed
to submit himself to a nightly curfew with location
monitoring upon his release from the inpatient treatment
defendant signed a Waiver of Hearing agreeing to the proposed
modification of supervision.
THAT THE COURT WILL ORDER that supervised release be
modified as follows:
1. The defendant shall adhere to a curfew as directed by the
probation officer for a period not to exceed 30 consecutive
days. The defendant is restricted to their residence during
the curfew hours. The defendant shall submit to the following
Location Monitoring: Radio Frequency monitoring and abide by
all program ...