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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

Contact:  F. Todd Lowell
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that William Curtis Oliver, 52, of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, and formerly of Dougherty County, Georgia, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to failing to register as a sex offender.  He was indicted on October 14, 2016.

Court records reveal that in November 2012, the defendant was convicted of child molestation in Georgia.  As a result of his conviction, the defendant was required to register as a sex offender and keep his registration current. In December 2015, the defendant moved to Maine and lived and worked in Guilford and Dover-Foxcroft.  He failed to notify the sex offender registry in Georgia that he left Georgia and did not register in Maine.  He was arrested on September 15, 2016. 

He faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  He will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.

The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Marshal’s Service and the Dover-Foxcroft Police Department. 

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Project Safe Childhood
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Updated December 15, 2016