Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to Prison for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender


JOHNSTOWN, PA — A former resident of Johnstown, PA, was sentenced this week in federal court to a total of 15 months in prison followed by 5 years of supervised release on his conviction of failure to register as a sex offender, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced.

United States District Judge Stephanie L. Haines imposed the sentence on Andrew Gere, 52.

According to information presented to the court, from on or about Feb. 2, 2021, to on or about July 20, 2021, Gere traveled in interstate commerce, and did knowingly, intentionally, and unlawfully, fail to register and update a registration, as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

Assistant United States Attorney Arnold P. Bernard, Jr. prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Ms. Chung commended the United States Marshals Service for the investigation that led to the successful prosecution of Gere.

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