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The United States Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina Thursday began proceedings for supervised release revocation against a man charged last month in Enfield with possession of a weapon by a felon.

The man, Javonte Love, was sitting in a vehicle with a person who was shot. Love is not considered a suspect in the shooting, Enfield police said at the time, but he was on federal supervised release for a term of three years following his release from prison on August 2 of last year.

In December of 2018 Love was named in a six-count federal indictment tied to heroin distribution.

Two of the counts charged him with aiding and abetting heroin distribution and the other four charged him with heroin distribution from a period of April of 2017 to May of 2018.

In June of 2019 Chief Judge Terrence Boyle sentenced Love to 36 months with credit for time served on the fourth count of heroin distribution.

Thursday in Greenville Magistrate Judge Kimberly A. Swank granted the government’s motion for detention, probable cause and revocation hearings, which will be set before Boyle at a later date.

Love was remanded to federal custody.

Court documents filed in the federal record show the Enfield charge was not the only matter that led to the start of the revocation proceedings.

Supervising United States Probation Officer Dewayne L. Smith noted on January 13 a violation report was submitted advising the court that Love was charged with hit and run and failure to stop for property damage in Nash County.

The document says that Love admitted to driving without a valid driver’s license but denied committing the hit and run. The matter remains pending in Nash County District Court.

The document then notes the July 24 count of possession of a firearm by a felon, which remains pending in Halifax County District Court.

“In view thereof, we respectfully petition the court for the issuance of a warrant and recommend that the term of supervision be revoked,” the petition said.

The petition was under seal until Love’s arrest Thursday.

The shooting occurred between 6:30 a.m, and 7 a.m. on Bryant near Dennis streets, Enfield police said at the time.

The police department reported at the time the victim was recovering and doing well.