As of 01/01/1982 a sex offender is a person who is an adult convicted or a juvenile convicted as an adult of a sex offense. A sexually violent predator is one who is an adult convicted or a juvenile convicted as an adult of a sexually violent offense or a sex offense when the person has a prior conviction for a sex offense.
Information collected includes name, aliases, DOB, sex, race, height, weight, eye color, mailing address, home address or expected domicile, place of employment or college or school being attended and the corresponding address and location. Offense history, documentation of any treatment received for a mental abnormality or personality disorder, photograph, fingerprints, description of offense, date of conviction and the sentence imposed.
Donna Cote, State Bureau of Identification (207) 624-7271 or Matthew Ruel (207) 624-7241, Director.
Maine State Police, State Bureau of Identification.
Timeframe for Registration:
Within 5 days from date of release and within 5 days of any move. We have also added that they must also contact the jurisdictional law enforcement agency within 24 hours of release or change of address.
Penalties for Non-Compliance:
Under §11227. Violation:
1. Failure to comply; first offense is a class D crime.
2. Failure to comply; second offense. A person who has one prior conviction commits a Class C crime.
3. Failure to comply; third offense: A person who has 2 or more prior convictions under this section commits a Class B crime.