#3: The defendant shall not
unlawfully possess a controlled substance. The
defendant shall refrain from any unlawful use
of controlled substance. The defendant shall
submit to one drug test within 15 days of
release from imprisonment and at least two
periodic drug tests thereafter, as determined
by the court.
Mr. Smith-Cine was in direct violation of
mandatory condition number 3 by self-disclosing
that he took suboxone which was not prescribed
to him on or about December 19, and 28, 2019.
On March 12, 2019, Mr. Smith-Cline was read his
conditions of supervision. He signed the
conditions stating he understood them.
On December 19, 2019, Mr. Smith-Cline submitted
a urine sample during his chemical dependency
evaluation at SPARC. The sample was sent to
Cordant Labs and on December 26, 2019, was
confirmed positive for suboxone. Mr.
Smith-Cline did not have a prescription for
On December 30, 2019, Mr. Smith-Cline reported
to the U.S. Probation Office and disclosed he
was taking non-prescribed suboxone, and his
last use was on December 28, 2019. He has been
directed to stop taking suboxone unless he has
a valid prescription. He signed a drug use
admission form. Mr. Smith-Cline is currently
being referred to our Sobriety Treatment and
Education Program (STEP).