Due to the lapse in appropriations, Department of Justice websites will not be regularly updated. The Department’s essential law enforcement and national security functions will continue. Please refer to the Department of Justice’s contingency plan for more information.

You are here

Justice News

Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 12, 2016

Phenix City Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

       Montgomery, Alabama – Christopher Quinton Hearlson (36), a resident of Phenix City, Alabama, was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for failure to register as a sex offender, announced George L. Beck, Jr., United States Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama.  

       In September of 2015, Hearlson was indicted by a federal grand jury for failure to register as a sex offender.  According to court documents, when Hearlson moved to Russell county, he failed to registered as required by law. 

       Chief United States District Judge W. Keith Watkins sentenced Hearlson to 30 months in federal prison to be followed by a ten year term of supervised release.  Hearlson remains in the custody of the United States Marshals Service pending placement by the Bureau of Prisons.

       This case was investigated by the United States Marshal’s Service.  Assistant United States Attorney Hollie Worley prosecuted the case.

Component(s): 
Updated May 12, 2016