Austin is an 18-year-old who recently got into trouble with the law. He was stopped by local law enforcement officers for a broken taillight. However, when the officer approached the vehicle, she noticed in plain view a marijuana cigarette that appeared to have been recently lit. During a consensual search, the officer discovered three bags of marijuana inside the arm rest. Austin was arrested and charged accordingly.
During the offender’s initial appearance, the prosecutor indicated that the offender could be eligible for a first-offender sentence if he pleads guilty. Austin plead guilty and was sentenced to 2 years probation. Within the 6th month of his sentence, his probation was revoked because of noncompliance with his probation officer.
Austin must now serve 1 year and 6 months to fulfill his sentence obligation. Pick 3 of the 5 classification types/prison levels:
Discuss how each type will affect the rehabilitation of the offender.
- Select 3 of the above classification types.
- Address the following for each type:
- How will the environment affect the rehabilitation of Austin?
- Is this an appropriate classification?