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Former Erie Man Sentenced to Prison for Failing To Register as a Sex Offender

June 26, 2013

ERIE, Pa. - A former resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 21 months in jail on his conviction of failure to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Chief United States District Judge Sean J. McLaughlin imposed the sentence on Gregory Lamont Crosby, 40.

According to information presented to the court, Crosby, upon moving to Pennsylvania from New York, knowingly failed to update his registration as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

Prior to imposing sentence, Judge McLaughlin commented on Crosby's lengthy criminal history which includes multiple probation and parole revocations.

Assistant United States Attorney Christian A. Trabold prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the United States Marshals Service for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Crosby.

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