Sex Offender Sentenced for Failing to Register in Nebraska
United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Sire English, 26, was sentenced for failing to register as a sex offender. The Honorable Robert F. Rossiter, Jr., sentenced English to 15 months of imprisonment. There is no parole in the federal system. After his release from prison, English will being a five-year term of supervised release.
English was convicted in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, of enticing a minor. This 2013 conviction required English to register as a sex offender for ten years. He had registered in Iowa and later in Arkansas before moving to Omaha in December, 2016. He did not register with the Nebraska Sex Offender Registry and was arrested by the United States Marshal’s Office in June, 2017.
This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice. Led by United States Attorney’s Offices and the Criminal Division's Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS), Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state and local resources to better locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.projectsafechildhood.gov.