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Webster County man sentenced for failing to register as a sex offender

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Timothy A. Yeigh, 28, of Camden on Gauley, West Virginia was sentenced in federal court today to 96 months incarceration for failing to register as a sex offender, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced.

Yeigh admitted to traveling in interstate commerce from West Virginia to Florida and failing to update his registration as a sex offender. He entered a guilty plea to one count of “Failure to Register as a Sex Offender” in December 2016.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah W. Montoro prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The United States Marshals Service investigated.

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Updated May 16, 2017