The transcript of that hearing quotes Judge Baxter as saying, "So, Mr. Renz, notwithstanding the very serious nature of the charges you're facing and what we've learned of your juvenile record, the government is prepared to agree to your condition of release."
Assistant U.S. Attorney John Duncan told Kenyon that his office would not know of sealed juvenile records. Duncan says the Federal Probation office does a report for the judge. "We're shown the report, but it goes right back to Probation," Duncan said.
A spokesperson for Federal Magistrate Judge Andrew Baxter said he would have no comment.U.S. Chief Probation Officer Matthew Brown has not responded to our request for comment.