Description: New Orleans, Louisiana criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with failing to register as a sex offender.
Joshua Barnes, age 31, of New Orleans was accused of failing to register as a sex offender under the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).
According to court documents, BARNES , who was convicted of a sex offense in Texas, failed to register as a sex offender with the State of Louisiana after he established residence in this state.
U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Marshals Service. Assistant United States Attorney Spiro G. Latsis of the General Crimes Unit is in charge of the prosecution.
Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to time served to be followed by three years of supervised release and was assessed $100.00.