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Former Franklin Man Sentenced To Prison For Failing To Register As A Sex Offender

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania

ERIE, Pa. - A former resident of Franklin, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to ten months in jail on his conviction of failure to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence on Thomas K. Baker, 56.

According to information presented to the court, Baker knowingly failed to update his registration as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

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 Baker.

Updated July 14, 2015