A 40 year old man in Jacksonville is facing 10 years in prison and a quarter of a million dollar fine for failing to register as a sex offender.
The man, who committed a sexual offense in 1998, moved to Florida in June of 2014 and never registered. He obtained a Florida ID in August and was arrested in September for failure to register and for living within 1000 feet of a school/childcare facility/park/playground.
He had no other charges pending. His sexual offense was 17 years ago.