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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Hermon Man Pleads Guilty To Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Contact: Andrew McCormack
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Charles Roberson, 44, of Hermon, Maine, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to one count of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

According to court records, in 2004, Roberson was convicted in Minnesota of Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degree.  This felony conviction made Roberson a lifetime sex offender registrant.  In or about the fall of 2015, Roberson moved from Minnesota and began living and working in Hermon, Maine.  He did not notify the Minnesota Predatory Offender Registration unit that he was moving.  Further, up until his arrest on February 23, 2016, he made no attempt to register with the Maine State Police Sex Offender Registry.

The defendant 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 case was investigated by the United States Marshals Service.

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Updated July 28, 2016