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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Monongalia County man admits to sex offender registry violation

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Robert W. Tucker, Jr., of Star City, West Virginia, has admitted to a sex offender registration violation, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Tucker, age 43, pled guilty to one count of “Failure to Update Sex Offender Registration.” Tucker admitted to traveling from Monongalia County, West Virginia to South Carolina and North Carolina, without updating his registry, as required by law, in August 2016 and September 2017.

Tucker faces up to 10 years incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The United States Marshals Service investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

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Project Safe Childhood
Updated June 6, 2018