United States Attorney William M. McSwain said George Alexander, 28, of Philadelphia, was sentenced to 21 months in prison, a year of home confinement, and five years of supervised release violating Megan's Law. Under Megan's Law, also known as the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act SORNA , sex offenders are required to register their home, work, and school addresses with state law enforcement, so that individuals can search a database and be aware of convicted sex offenders living, working, or attending school in their neighborhood. He registered a Philadelphia address upon his release from jail, but then moved away from that address within a month and never listed his new address. Alexander was arrested in May in Vermont, more than nine months after leaving his registered Philadelphia address. Attorney McSwain.
Philly Sex Offender Get Prison For Megan's Law Violation: Feds | Chestnut Hill, PA Patch
The state of Pennsylvania has complex requirements for convicted sex offenders. The state requires offenders to register their personal information upon conviction for a sexual crime. The state of Pennsylvania uses a tiered system of classification to group its registered sex offenders;. The duration of registration depends on the nature of the crime committed by the offender. Sex offenders under Tier I classification must register for 15 years.
Philly Sex Offender Get Prison For Megan's Law Violation: Feds
Police say someone is attempting to defraud them. Police say registered sex offenders are receiving calls from someone claiming to be a law enforcement official, telling them that they are not in compliance with their registration requirements, and holding a warrant for their arrest. Police say the caller then tells the registered sex offenders that the issue can be resolved if they are able to obtain a cash card or arrange a money transfer.
This is lower than the national average of Records indicate there are incarcerated Sex Offenders in Pennsylvania, as well as 9 offenders whose location is unknown in Pennsylvania due to the Sex Offenders being transient or their address being unmappable. All names presented here were gathered at a past date.