Juvenile under Consideration:
Court Docket No. 2009 JCR 0101
Devon Williams was referred to my office for a 6th time on February 1, 2009 after he pled at his second pretrial regarding and incident that occurred on January 1, 2009. On January 1, 2009, Williams was charged with Underage Consumption of Alcohol (m1), Disorderly Conduct (mm), and Criminal Damaging (m4) by the Los Angeles Police Department. This incident centered around a New Year’s Eve party thrown by several juveniles. Everyone at the party was drinking. Williams’ blood-alcohol level was .7. Once intoxicated, Williams took rocks and began throwing them at the house next door. Betty White, the next door neighbor, sustained $1000 worth of damage. Williams then began to vomit uncontrollably. The neighbor, Ms. White, then called the police. Once the police arrived, Williams was belligerent and uncooperative. Referral and Court History:
Past referrals have included incidences such as petty theft twice, underage consumption of alcohol, possession of marijuana, positive drug test results, and breaking and entering. Williams has failed to comply with the terms such as maintaining good behavior, mandatory school attendance, attend victim awareness, drug and alcohol counseling and treatment. Personal History:
Education--Williams has no known significant health conditions. Williams is in the 6th grade. He has been held back once due to poor attendance. Williams is athletic, but has not played any sports. Family—both parents have not been significantly involved with Williams. Williams’ mother has a history of drug trafficking, possession, and theft. She states that she is in recovery, and is concerned for he son’s safety. Williams’ father is an ex-con. He claims he has changed his life, is remarried, and lives 15 minutes away in a nearby city. Williams has 3 siblings, 2 of which are currently serving...