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I am sorry about this unfortunate situation.
I am afraid I do not have good news for you.
It is a class C felony for a sex offender to fail to register.
Above is the relevant statute.
Unfortunately, Class C felony in punishable by up to 5 years in prison upon conviction.
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oh my gosh
I am sorry to say, but it is a very serious criminal offense in most US states.
I don't know what to do as i live in hawaii, its my friend who was her for a short time
went back and i can't get a hold of him i am thinking something happened
I guess theres nothing i can do. I thank you for the information you have given me.
Well, your friend needs to consult a local criminal defense attorney asap.
yes in alaska
The prosecutors are notorious for prosecuting crimes related to any type of sex offender failing to properly register.
It is the matter of public policy for them.
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