MONTGOMERY, AL - Jimmy Jones, a resident of Tallapoosa County, Alabama, was sentenced to thirty months in federal prison after a felony conviction for failing to register as a sex offender, United States Attorney George L. Beck, Jr., announced today.
A federal grand jury indicted Jones in March 2013, for failing to register and update a registration as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act after he relocated to a new jurisdiction.
According to court documents, Jones was convicted of one count of attempted rape third degree in New York in 2002. Due to this conviction, Jones was designated a sexually violent offender and is required to register as a sex offender. The last time Jones registered in New York was on November 21, 2011.