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Mineral County woman charged for failing to register as a sex offender

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Keyser, West Virginia woman was indicted on May 16 by a federal grand jury on charges she failed to register as a sex offender, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced.

Bobbi Jo Starry, age 51, was indicted on one count of “Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.” Starry, having been convicted of third degree sexual assault in the Circuit Court of Berkeley County, allegedly traveled interstate commerce and failed to register and update registration as a sex offender from January to May 2017.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Z. Krasinski is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The United States Marshals Service is investigating.

An indictment is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated May 26, 2017