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Quinten Case Summary

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Quinten first came to the attention of the juvenile justice system on October 17, 2011, at age thirteen. He was before the Hampton Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on the charge of possession of a handgun or assault rifle under the age of 18. The charge was later nolle prossed. On October 29 2013, petitions were filed against Quinten in the city of Portsmouth for the following charges, two counts of breaking and entering, two counts of grand larceny, and possession of burglary tools. While awaiting adjudication for the pending charges, he was placed in the Challenge Outreach Program (electronic monitoring services) with the Tidewater Youth Service Commission on October 31, 2013. Overall, he did well in the program and he was successfully released from the program on December 2, 2013, prior to these matters being adjudicated. On January 25, 2014, additional petitions were filed against Quinten in the city of Portsmouth. He was charged with breaking and entering, attempted breaking and entering, grand larceny, and two counts of…show more content…
He failed to comply with rules of his probation such as his curfew. According to court service’s report, he failed to adhere to his assigned curfew on multiple occasions. The document indicated Quinten left home on a Friday morning to attend school and did not return to the home until the following night around 9:00 p.m. He often failed to comply with instructions issued by the assigned probation officer and he consistently disregarded limits and boundaries set by his mother. Quinten would leave the home without his mother’s permission in spite of being instructed by the probation officer not to leave without the mother’s permission and without adult supervision. He was issued sanctions to address his non-compliance, but his non-complaint’s behavior continued. On April 7, 2014, a violation of probation was file due to his failure to adhere to the conditions of his probation
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