State v. Williams

Summarized by:

  • Court: Oregon Court of Appeals
  • Area(s) of Law: Criminal Law
  • Date Filed: 06-02-2016
  • Case #: A157998
  • Judge(s)/Court Below: Ortega, P.J. for the Court; Lagesen, J.; & Garrett, J.
  • Full Text Opinion

Under ORS 181.812(1)(d) a person is required to report as a sex offender when they move to a new residence and must report both the move and the new address. The reporting requirement is triggered when a defendant has both left the former residence and acquired a new residence.

Defendant challenged two convictions for failure to register as a sex offender. Under ORS 181.812(1)(d), a person is required to report as a sex offender when they move to a new residence and must report both the move and the new address. The reporting requirement is triggered when the person has both left the former residence and acquired a new residence. In this case, the State failed to prove that Defendant had acquired a new residence after leaving his previous residence. The Court accepted the State's concession of error. Reversed.

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