Thursday, September 23, 2021

Virginia man sentenced for sex offender charge

 ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Eddie Reese Cason, of Buckingham, Virginia, was sentenced today to 21 months of incarceration for a sex offender charge, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Cason, 37, pled guilty in May 2021 to one count of “Failure to Update Sex Offender Registration.” Cason, a person required to register as a sex offender, admitted to failing to update his sex offender registration from October 2020 to January 2021 in Randolph County after traveling from Virginia to West Virginia.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah E. Wagner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The U.S. Marshal Service and the West Virginia State Police investigated.

U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.

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