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United States v. Carlson

United States District Court, D. Utah, Central Division

March 17, 2017

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff,
v.
KEITH ROBERT CARLSON, Defendant.

          MEMORANDUM DECISION AND ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR EARLY TERMINATION OF SUPERVISED RELEASE

          DALE A. KIMBALL United States District Judge.

         This matter is before the court on Defendant Keith Robert Carlson's Motion for Early Termination of Supervised Release. On August 25, 2006, Mr. Carlson pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to manufacture 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1) and 21 U.S.C. § 846. On November 6, 2006, the court sentenced Mr. Carlson to 120 months of incarceration followed by a term of supervised release of 60 months.

         On March 14, 2017, the court received a request from Mr. Carlson for early termination of his supervised release. At that point, Mr. Carlson had completed approximately 31 months of his 60-month term of supervised release. In his request, Mr. Carlson informed the court that Federal Probation is in favor of early termination of Mr. Carlson's supervised release and that the United States is not planning to oppose the motion.

         Under 18 U.S.C. § 3583(e), a court may terminate a defendant's term of supervised release early if a defendant has completed at least one year of supervised release and if the court is satisfied such action is (1) “warranted by the conduct of the defendant” and (2) in “the interest of justice.” 18 U.S.C. § 3583(e)(1). To make this determination, the Court must consider some of the factors set forth in 18 U.S.C. § 3553(a), to the extent applicable. 18 U.S.C. § 3583(e). The factors a court must consider include:

(1) the nature and circumstances of the offense and the history and characteristics of the defendant;
(2) the need for the sentence imposed -
. . .
(B) to afford adequate deterrence to criminal conduct;
(C) to protect the public from further crimes of the defendant; and
(D) to provide the defendant with needed educational or vocational training, medical care, or other correctional treatment in the most effective manner;
. . .
(4) the kinds of sentence and the sentencing range established for-
(A) the applicable category of offense committed by the applicable category ...

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