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

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Washington, Pa., Sex Offender Sentenced to Prison for Failure to Register

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Washington, Pennsylvania has been sentenced in federal court to 24 months’ imprisonment on his conviction of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.

United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak imposed the sentence on Clayton Mitchell, 32, of Washington, Pennsylvania.

According to information presented to the court, from October 23, 2015 to February 16, 2016, Mitchell, who had been convicted of the felony sex offense of Rape in 2010, failed, as required, to register and update a registration under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act while he was residing in Washington County.

Assistant United States Attorney Shaun E. Sweeney prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Acting United States Attorney Song commended the United States Marshals Service for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Clayton Mitchell.

Updated February 4, 2017