NJ Advance Media file photo. By Tony Rhodin For lehighvalleylive. Most of the thousands of Megan's Law offenders in Pennsylvania keep their information and photographs up to date, as is required by authorities. They need to check in with police, but have yet to be charged with a crime for not doing so, Reed added. And there are 22 other offenders, including one from the Lehigh Valley, who now have felony warrants out for their arrest and they are considered "absconded" -- one step further than noncompliant, Reed said.
ICE says Philadelphia let a child-sexual-predator go free
Twice this year, ICE says, local authorities released an alleged child sexual predator, an undocumented Guatemalan national. They did so despite having been sent ICE detainers asking that the man be held for pickup by the federal immigration enforcement agency. ICE announced on Sunday that it had arrested the man — and had some harsh words for local officials. It sounds terrible.
Sex offender registry law in Pa. facing life-or-death test at Supreme Court
If convicted of a sex crime in Pennsylvania, you may be required to register for the sex offender registry. A punishment with long term implications that can hurt both your reputation and professional life. Below, is more information on the sex offender registry and the impact it can have on an individuals life. To seek legal representation call today and schedule a consultation with a Philadelphia sex crimes lawyer.
Any person who uses the information contained herein to threaten, intimidate, or harass the registrant or their family, or who otherwise misuses this information, may be subject to criminal prosecution or civil liability. Pennsylvania's General Assembly has determined public safety will be enhanced by making information about registered sexual offenders available to the public through the internet. Knowledge whether a person is a registered sexual offender could be a significant factor in protecting yourself, your family members, or persons in your care from recidivist acts by registered sexual offenders. Public access to information about registered sexual offenders is intended solely as a means of public protection, any other use prohibited.