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In re Culps

United States District Court, E.D. Washington

August 27, 2019

Donovan Thomas Culps

          Thomas J. Hanlon Asst. U.S. Attorney

          Jeremy B. Sporn Defense Attorney

          The Honorable Stanley A. Bastian, U.S. District Judge

          PETITION FOR WARRANT OR SUMMONS FOR OFFENDER UNDER SUPERVISION

          The Honorable Rosanna Malouf Peterson, U.S. District Judge

         PETITIONING THE COURT

         To incorporate the violations contained in this petition in future proceedings with the violations previously reported to the Court on 7/7/2017 and 7/13/2017.

         The probation officer believes that the offender has violated the following conditions of supervision:

Violation Number

Nature of Noncompliance

3

Mandatory Condition #1: The defendant shall not commit another federal, state, or local crime.

Supporting Evidence: On or about June 2017, through on or about August 29, 2017, it is alleged Mr. Culps committed First Degree Murder, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1111 and 1153, U.S. District Court docket number 1:18CR02023-SAB-1.

Mr. Culps' conditions were reviewed with him on June 12, 2017. He signed his conditions acknowledging an understanding which included mandatory condition number 1 as noted above.

On March 6, 2018, Mr. Culps was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). He was read his Miranda rights and stated he understood them. He agreed to the interview and said he killed Neil Cloud. On March 6, 2018, Mr. Culps admitted to killing Neil Cloud at his house by restraining him with zip ties and stabbing him several times. Mr. Culps indicated he stabbed Neil Cloud until he stopped breathing. Initially Mr. Culps buried the body but after 4 or 5 days Mr. Culps removed the body and dumped the body elsewhere.

Mr. Culps is currently scheduled to appear in Court for a change of plea hearing on August 21, 2019.

4

Mandatory Condition #1: The defendant shall not commit another federal, state, or local crime.

Supporting Evidence: On January 31, 2019, Mr. Culps was convicted of murder-1 premeditated in Spokane County Superior Court, cause number 17-1-04120-4, in violation of RCW 9A.32.030 (1) (A).

Mr. Culps' conditions were reviewed with him on June 12, 2017. He signed his conditions acknowledging an understanding which included mandatory condition number 1 as noted above.

On September 10, 2017, Mr. Culps kidnapped and murdered an employee of Lucid Marijuana Dispensary in Cheney, Washington. On January 23, 2019, Mr. Culps pled guilty to the charge of murder-1 premeditated. Mr. Culps was sentenced to 416 months of confinement with an additional 36 months of community custody on January 31, 2019.

         The U.S. Probation Office respectfully recommends the Court to incorporate the violations contained in this petition in future proceedings with the violations previously reported to the Court.

         I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct.

         THE COURT ORDERS

         [ ] No. Action

         [ ] The Issuance of a Warrant

         [ ] The ...


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