Could I be violated for consuming alcohol while on federal probation ?

Asked over 1 year ago - New York, NY

I was sentenced and convicted to 30 months in prison for a conspiracy charge of intention to distribute drugs. I served my time and i'm now on supervised release (fed probation). I do not indulge drugs and I have never given any dirty urines in the 5 months i've been on probation.

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  1. Ronald Steven Nir

    Contributor Level 12

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    Answered . If one of your conditions is no consumption of drugs or alcohol then potentially you can be violated but more likely you will receive a warning.

    The advice I have given does not bind the parties in any manner and is merely given as a courtesy.
  2. Eric Edward Rothstein

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . If a term of probation is no drinking you can be violated.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been doing criminal defense work for over 16 years. I was... more
  3. Christopher M. Patterson

    Contributor Level 14

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    Answered . The other gentlemen have given you good advice. You could also check with your PO if you have any questions about what is allowed so that there is no misunderstanding.

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