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Oshkosh Sexual Offender Indicted on Federal Firearm and Failure to Register as a Sexual Offender Charges

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Wisconsin

Richard G. Frohling, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on May 3, 2022, a federal grand jury issued an indictment against Sergio S. Emerson, a/k/a “Kayatennae Geronimo” and “Sergio Santos Garcia,” (age: 41) of Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

The indictment alleges that Emerson, a convicted felon, possessed a firearm in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2). It also alleges that Emerson, a sexual offender registrant, failed to register as a sexual offender with the State of Wisconsin.

Each charge carries up to ten years’ imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. 

This case was investigated by the Oshkosh Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. It will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel R. Humble.

An indictment is only a charge and is not evidence of guilt.  The defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial at which the government must prove him guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.    

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For further information contact:

Public Information Officer Kenneth Gales                                                                     

(414) 297-1700

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Updated May 4, 2022