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West Virginia man guilty of failing to register as sex offender

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Timothy A. Yeigh, 28, of Camden on Gauley, West Virginia, pled guilty in federal court today for failing to register as a sex offender, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Yeigh admitted to traveling in interstate commerce from West Virginia to Florida and failing to update his registration as a sex offender.  He faces up to ten years in prison 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 Sarah W. Montoro prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The United States Marshals Service investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated December 6, 2016