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Clayton man charged with failing to register as sex offender
Friday, Aug. 3, 2012
MADISON - A 46-year-old Clayton man has been charged with failing to register and update his registration as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.
Jerry J. Kirk, 46, Clayton, Wis., relocated from Minnesota to Wisconsin and failed to notify authorities. The indictment alleges that he failed to register as required between Sept.12, 2011 and Jan. 23, 2012.
If convicted, Kirk faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. The charge against him is the result of an investigation by the U.S. Marshals Service. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul W. Connell.
A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, returned the indictment. Readers are advised that a charge is merely an accusationand that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless
proven guilty. - with information from Western District of Wisconsin federal court
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