United States District Court, D. Nevada
OF ORIGINAL SENTENCE: DECEMBER 21, 2016
REQUEST FOR MODIFICATION TO CONDITIONS OF SUPERVISION
WITH CONSENT OF OFFENDER PROBATION FORM 49 (WAIVER OF
HEARING) IS ATTACHED SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
HONORABLE PEGGY A. LEEN, U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE
To modify the conditions of supervision as follows:
1. Home Confinement with Location Monitoring
- You will be monitored by the form of location monitoring
technology indicated below for a period up to 6 months, and
you must follow the rules and regulations of the location
☒ Location monitoring technology at the discretion of
the probation officer.
This form of location monitoring technology will be used to
monitor the following restriction on your movement in the
community (choose one):
☒ You are restricted to your residence every day from
to __, or as directed by the probation officer
• Special Condition:
Victim-Witness Prohibition - You
shall not have contact directly or indirectly, with any
victim or witness in this instant offense, unless under the
supervision of the probation officer.
April 14, 2017, Mr. Dawson admitted having frequent contact
with Michelle King, the victim in his instant offense. This
officer spoke with Ms. King and she admitted visiting Mr.
Dawson while he served his custodial sentence. He was
directed not to have contact with Ms. King.
September 3, 2017, this officer received an email from Ms.
King advising she had been hesitant on contacting this
officer due to possible repercussions from Mr. Dawson. She
expressed being concerned with her safety and other women
whom the offender may have a relationship with. She reported
she did not want to “feel guilty” if Mr. Dawson
was incarcerated due to them having contact. She inquired
what would happen if she presented this officer proof of
being abused by Mr. Dawson since his release from custody.
She emailed this officer again advising “I would like
to reiterate that my previous email is not insinuating that
we've been in contact but I am just curious what would
happen if we were. Again, sorry to bug you about this. Please
keep this between us”. This officer has repeatedly
attempted to speak with Ms. King but she has not responded to
this officer's attempts to reach her.
September 4, 2017, this officer was contacted by Tom Haney,
Ms. King's roommate. He reported Mr. Dawson's vehicle
had been parked at his residence that Mr. Dawson had
attempted to enter his home through a window. He reported
since approximately August 4, 2017, Mr. Dawson had been
frequenting his residence. He reported recently Mr. Dawson
shoved Ms. Kings' head against a wall.
September 4, 2017, this officer contacted Mr. Dawson and
directed that he not have contact with Ms. King. Initially he
denied having contact with Ms. King, however later
acknowledged having contact with her. He was directed to