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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 11, 2016

Former Erie Resident Sentenced to Time Served for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

ERIE, Pa. - A former resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to time served on his conviction of failure to register under SORNA, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence on Warren Emery Gannoe, 57.

According to information presented to the court, Gannoe knowingly failed to update his registration as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act and used a Social Security number belonging to another person on an employment application.

Assistant United States Attorney Christian A. Trabold prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the United States Marshal’s Service for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Gannoe.

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Project Safe Childhood
Updated July 11, 2016