Compassionate release granted to individual with unspecified serious medical concerns. Government did not oppose compassionate release. Sentence reduced to time served due to medical issues and finding that defendant did not pose a danger to the community, with fourteen day home quarantine period imposed.
United States v. Tinsley, No. 3:12-cr-00020-GEC, Dkt. No. 104 (W.D. Va. Apr. 28, 2020).
Criminal (Federal Charges)
Type of Court
Federal District Court
Type of Case
Post-Conviction Detention [jail or prison], Pre-Existing Health Conditions
Compassionate Release Case
Compassionate Release Specific Characteristics
Has a significant criminal history, Was sentenced as a Career Offender under the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines
Case Tracking Number
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Place of Incarceration
Name of Facility
Federal Correctional Complex, Butner, North Carolina
First Step Act Exhaustion, First Step Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(1)(A)
14 day home quarantine
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., Exhaustion is subject to equitable exceptions.
Pre-Existing Health Conditions
Age, Other, "Serious medical concerns" not specified
COVID-19 Positive or Symptomatic
COVID-19 in Jail Prison or Detention Center
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