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St. Louis Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

February 3, 2012

Kevin Young, 32, from St. Louis, MO, was sentenced on February 3, 2012, in District Court in East St. Louis, IL, on a one-count Indictment charging him with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today.

Young was sentenced to18 months in prison, 20 years of supervised release, fined $150 and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment. Young had previously pled guilty and had admitted that on October 29, 1999, he was convicted of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse in case number 99- CF-257 in St. Clair County, Illinois. As a result of this conviction, Young was required to register as a sex offender under both Illinois law and the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

Following his release from prison, Young registered as a sex offender on a yearly basis with the East St. Louis, Illinois, Police Department. Young’s last registration with the East St. Louis Police Department took place on December 27, 2010. On these occasions, Young listed the address of 3034 N. Park Drive as his residence.

In November, 2010, Young was arrested in Missouri and provided a St. Louis address to law enforcement officials as his home address. Found in Young’s possession was a valid Missouri state ID with a St. Louis address. On March 29, 2011, law enforcement officials confirmed that Young actually lived at an address in St. Louis, Missouri. Young did not register as a sex offender while in St. Louis, Missouri, or update his registration information in Illinois.

The investigation was handled by the United States Marshals Service. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel T. Kapsak.











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