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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

William J. Ihlenfeld, II
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


1125 Chapline Street, Federal Building, Suite 3000 ● Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Fawn E. Thomas, Public Affairs Specialist

February 6, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Hancock County Resident Sentenced
in Federal Court

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA — A 42 year old Hancock County, West Virginia, resident was sentenced on February 6, 2012, in United States District Court in Wheeling by Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: CARL B. CHAIN was sentenced to 33 months imprisonment to be followed by five years of supervised release. CHAIN entered a plea of guilty on November 7, 2011, to one count of failure to update registration as a sex offender from April of 2001 to July of 2011 in Hancock County, West Virginia. CHAIN was a person required to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act traveled in interstate commerce from West Virginia to Ohio and knowingly failed to register and update his sex offender registration. CHAIN will self-report to the designated Federal institution on March 6, 2012.

This case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David J. Perri and was investigated by the United States Marshals Service.

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