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Martinsburg man sentenced for failing to register as a sex offender

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Dustin Andrew Parsons, 30, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today in federal court to 27 months incarceration for failing to register as a sex offender, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced.

Parsons admitted to traveling in interstate commerce and failing to register and update his registration as a sex offender in Berkeley County, West Virginia. Parsons is required to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act by reason of a conviction under state law. 

Parsons pled guilty to one count of “Failure to Register” in December 2016. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn M. Adkins prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The United States Marshals Service investigated. 

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided. 

Updated March 8, 2017