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United States of America v. William Houston

March 15, 2013

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
v.
WILLIAM HOUSTON
WILLIAM LOCKWOOD HOUSTON



The opinion of the court was delivered by: George H. King, Chief U. S. District Judge

Social Security No. 0 7 3 7

JUDGMENT AND PROBATION/COMMITMENT ORDER MONTH DAY YEAR

In the presence of the attorney for the government, the defendant appeared in person on this date. 03 11 2013

Alan Eisner, Retained

(Name of Counsel)

X GUILTY, and the court being satisfied that there is a factual basis for the plea.

NOLO CONTENDERE NOT GUILTY

There being a finding of GUILTY, defendant has been convicted as charged of the offense(s) of: Possession of Child Pornography, in violation of Title 18 § 2252A(a)(5)(B), as charged in the Single-Count Information.

The Court asked whether there was any reason why judgment should not be pronounced. Because no sufficient cause to the contrary was shown, or appeared to the Court, the Court adjudged the defendant guilty as charged and convicted and ordered that: Pursuant to the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, it is the judgment of the Court that the defendant is hereby committed to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a term of: EIGHTY-FOUR (84) MONTHS

It is ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $100, which is due immediately. Any unpaid balance shall be due during the period of imprisonment, at the rate of not less than $25 per quarter, and pursuant to the Bureau of Prisons' Inmate Financial Responsibility Program.

It is ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a total fine of $15,000, which shall bear interest as

The fine shall be due during the period of imprisonment, at the rate of not less than $25 per quarter, and pursuant to the Bureau of Prisons' Inmate Financial Responsibility Program. If any amount of the fine remains unpaid after release from custody, monthly installments of at least $100 or 10 percent of the defendant's gross income, whichever is greater, shall be made during the period of supervised release. These payments shall begin 30 days after the commencement of supervision.

The defendant shall comply with General Order No. 01-05.

Upon release from imprisonment, the defendant shall be placed on supervised release for a term of 15 years under the following terms and conditions:

Defendant shall comply with the rules and regulations of the U.S. Probation Office and General Order 318, 01-15, and/or 05-02 of this Court, including that defendant shall not commit another federal, state or local crime;

During the period of community supervision, the defendant shall pay the special assessment & fine in accordance with this judgment's orders pertaining to such payment;

The defendant shall cooperate in the collection of a DNA sample from him;

The defendant shall possess and use only those computers and computer-related devices, screen user names, passwords, email accounts, and internet service providers (ISPs), which have been disclosed to the Probation Officer upon commencement of supervision. Any changes or additions are to be disclosed to the Probation Officer prior to the first use. Computers and computer-related devices are personal computers, personal data assistants (PDAs), internet appliances, electronic games, cellular telephones, and digital storage media, as well as their peripheral equipment, that can access, or can be modified to access, the internet, electronic bulletin boards, and other computers;

All computers, computer-related devices, and their peripheral equipment, used by the defendant shall be subject to search and seizure. This shall not apply to items used at the employment's site, which are maintained and monitored by the employer;

The defendant shall comply with the rules and regulations of the Computer Monitoring Program. The defendant shall pay the cost of the Computer Monitoring Program, in an amount not to exceed $32 per month per device connected to the internet;

The defendant shall submit his person, and any property, house, residence, vehicle, papers, computer, other electronic communication or data storage devices or media, and his effects to search at a reasonable time, with or without a warrant, by any law enforcement or Probation Officer based upon reasonable suspicion concerning a violation of a condition of supervised release or unlawful conduct by the defendant, and by any Probation Officer;

The defendant shall register as a sex offender, and keep the registration current, in each jurisdiction where he resides, where he is an employee, and where he is a student, to the extent the registration procedures have been established in each jurisdiction. When registering for the first time, the defendant shall also register in the jurisdiction in which the conviction occurred if different from his jurisdiction of residence. The defendant shall provide proof of registration to the Probation Officer within three days of release from imprisonment or being placed on supervised release;

Immediately following sentencing, the defendant shall report directly to the Probation Office for instructions regarding the registration requirements created by the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006;

The defendant shall participate in a psychological counseling or psychiatric treatment or a sex offender treatment program, as approved and directed by the Probation Officer. Such treatment program may include polygraph, Abel Assessment for Sexual Interest, and other risk assessment evaluation, but not phelsmography testing if directed by the treatment provider and the Probation Officer. However, defendant's refusal to answer any question on the basis of the 5 th Amendment privilege against self-incrimination shall not be considered a basis for finding defendant in violation of the terms of supervised release. The defendant shall abide by all rules, regulations, and conditions of such program, except as noted above. During the course of supervision, the Probation Officer, with the agreement of the defendant and his counsel, may place the defendant in a inpatient treatment program approved by the United States Probation Office. The defendant shall reside in the treatment program until discharged favorably by the Program Director and the Probation Officer. The Probation Officer shall disclose the pre-sentence report or any previous mental health evaluations or reports to the treatment provider;

As directed by the Probation Officer, the defendant shall pay all or part of the costs of treating the defendant's psychological/psychiatric disorder(s) to the aftercare contractor during the period of community supervision, to the extent he has the ability to make such payment. The defendant shall provide payment and proof of payment, as directed by the Probation Officer;

The defendant shall not possess any materials, including pictures, photographs, books, writings, drawings, videos, or video games, depicting and/or describing "sexually explicit conduct" as defined at 18 U.S.C. § 2256(2) and/or child pornography as defined in 18 U.S.C. § 2256(8). However, this condition shall not be construed to preclude defendant from accessing any material related to and when necessary for these proceedings, including any proceedings on any appeal or collateral attack. Nor shall it be construed to preclude defendant from accessing any material to which he is directed to do by his Probation Officer or his treatment provider pursuant to these conditions;

The defendant shall not frequent, or loiter, within 100 feet of school yards, parks, public swimming pools, playgrounds, youth centers, video arcade facilities, or other places primarily used by persons under the age of 18;

The defendant shall not associate or have verbal, written, telephonic, or electronic communication with any person under the age of 18, except: a) in the presence of the parent or legal guardian of said minor; and b) on the condition that the defendant notify said parent or legal guardian of his conviction in the instant offense. This provision does not encompass persons under the age of 18, such as waiters, cashiers, ticket vendors, etc., with whom the defendant must deal in order to obtain ordinary and usual commercial services;

The defendant shall not affiliate with, own, control, volunteer and/or be employed in any capacity by a business and or organization that causes him to regularly contact persons under the age of 18;

The defendant's employment shall be approved by the Probation Officer, and any change in employment must be pre-approved by the Probation Officer. The defendant shall submit the name and address of the proposed employer to the Probation Officer at least 10 days prior to any scheduled change; and

The defendant shall not reside within 2,000 feet of schoolyards, parks, public swimming pools, playgrounds, youth centers, video arcade facilities, or other places primarily used by persons under the age of 18. The defendant's residence shall be approved by the Probation Officer, and any change in residence must be pre-approved by the Probation Officer. The defendant shall submit the ...


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