Stephen Sentenced for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

Stephen Sentenced for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

Sex Offender, Stephen Williams Knox Sentenced to 18 Months in Federal Prison for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

Spokane (STL.News) William D. Hyslop, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Stephen Williams Knox, age 63, of Spokane, Washington, was sentenced yesterday after having pleaded guilty on October 29, 2020, to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2250(a) and for violating the conditions of his supervised release imposed as a result of a prior conviction for Distribution of Child Pornography, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2252A(a)(2)(A), (b)(1).

Senior United States District Judge Wm. Fremming Nielsen sentenced Knox to a 15-month term of imprisonment, to be followed by a 5-year term of court supervision after he is released from federal prison in relation to Knox’s conviction for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.  Senior Judge Nielsen also sentenced Knox to an additional consecutive term of three months of imprisonment and extended Knox’s term of supervised release from 10 years to 20 years for violations of his supervised release conditions imposed as a result of his prior conviction for Distribution of Child Pornography.

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