The court granted a motion for release for individual with repeated history of violations of supervised release, as the individual suffered from serious health issues and is unlikely to flee due to his health conditions or pose a danger to the safety of anyone.
United States v. Groves, 3_10-cr-00079, No. 33 (W.D. Ky. May. 28, 2020)
Criminal (Federal Charges)
Other, Release, Motion for Modification of Probation Conditions
Type of Court
Federal District Court
Type of Case
Parole or Probation Violations, Post-Conviction Detention [jail or prison], Pre-Existing Health Conditions, Significant Criminal History
Compassionate Release Case
Compassionate Release Specific Characteristics
Has a disciplinary history, Has a significant criminal history
Defendant shall be restricted to 24- hour-a-day lockdown at his daughter’s residence except for medical treatment, court appearances, and other activities specifically approved in advance by the U.S. Probation Office.
Possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine; Repeated violations of supervised release
Compassionate Release Exhaustion Holdingsin Federal Case
An individual can move for compassionate release after 30 days have passed from the date the application was submitted to the warden, irrespective of whether the warden has granted or denied the request., Other, Exhaustion requirement upheld
Pre-Existing Health Conditions
Age, Asthma, Diabetes, Hypertension (high blood pressure), Other, high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a heart stent, Gout, and an artificial hip
Pre-Existing Health Conditions Notes
67. More than a month before the hearing, Groves had been hospitalized because he was having difficulty breathing. At the time of hearing, he was still receiving oxygen at the Crittenden County Jail and taking nebulizer treatments.
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