Cruise Bruise: American passenger beat step-son bloody on #cruise to Mexico. FBI arrest made at Galveston, Texas.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 cruise ship passenger Joseph Allen, 44, was under ship’s arrest by security while the Carnival Cruise Line, Carnival Triumph was on a Caribbean cruise to Mexico.
Carnival Triumph arrived in Galveston, Texas, on Saturday March 28, where Allen was immediately removed from the cruise ship. He now faces federal charges by the FBI for a child abuse case.
At sentencing for this federal crime for the following terms were given after he pleaded guilty.
The defendant is hereby sentenced to probation for a term of: 2 years.
The defendant shall participate in an approved program for domestic violence.
The defendant shall submit to periodic urine surveillance and/or breath, saliva and skin tests for the detection of drug abuse as directed by the probation officer.
The defendant will incur costs associated with such detection efforts based on ability to pay as determined by the probation officer.
The defendant shall participate in a program, inpatient or outpatient, for the treatment of drug and/or alcohol addiction, dependency or abuse which may include, but not be limited to urine, breath, saliva and skin testing to determine whether the defendant has reverted to the use of drugs and/or alcohol.
Further, the defendant shall participate as instructed and as deemed necessary by the probation officer and shall comply with all rules and regulations of the treatment agency until discharged by the Program Director with the approval of the probation officer.
The defendant shall further submit to drug-detection techniques, in addition to those performed by the treatment agency, as directed by the probation officer.
The defendant will incur costs associated with such drug/alcohol detection and treatment, based on ability to pay as determined by the probation officer.
The defendant shall attend a public, private, or private nonprofit offender rehabilitation program that has been approved by the Court, if an approved program is readily available within a 50-mile radius of the legal residence of the defendant, as required by 18 U.S.C. § 3563 for first time domestic violence crime convictions.