FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 30, 2015
Jonesboro Man Sentenced to Prison for Failure to Update Sex Offender Registration
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Brandon D. Griffin (DOB 12/24/1983) of Jonesboro has been sentenced to two (2) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to one (1) count of Unlawful Failure to Report Change of Address, a Class 3 Felony. Griffin failed to report that he had ceased to live at a residence in Jonesboro in accordance with the provisions of the Sex Offender Registration Act, with the Chief of Police of Jonesboro or with the Union County Sheriff within three (3) days after he ceased to live at the fixed residence. Griffin was arrested in July of 2015 after an investigation by the Union County Sheriff’s Office. Griffin pleaded guilty to Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse, a Class 2 Felony in February of 2010 which stemmed from sexual acts committed with a minor under the age of 17 between 2007 and 2009 at a Dongola residence. Griffin was released from prison in January of 2014 and was required to register as a sex offender upon his release.
Media: Please contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833‑5500 for any available booking photographs.