Reading this article made my blood boil! Counties which were being “flexible” about IN PERSON registration during Covid-19 shut downs are arresting people who failed to register.
On March 30th, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Sexual Predator Unit (SOPU) posted a sign outside their door telling registrants to wait in line a safe distance from one another, and when it was his or her turn to register, to approach the door and call the phone number on the sign. Registration would then be conducted through the door.
A registrant reported on both April 1st and April 2nd (his re-registration month was April), called the number, nobody answered so he left messages. Nobody called him back and he otherwise was quarantined at home.
When he showed up on May 19th to update his vehicle registration, he was arrested for failing to register!