Gaithersburg Man Sentenced For Failing to Register as Sex Offender
Tracy Saole, 42, was sentenced to serve two years in prison for failing to register as a sex offender.
A Gaithersburg man was sentenced to two years in prison by Chief U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow for failing to register as a sex offender, according to a press released by the Department of Justice Tuesday.
Tracy Saole, 42, was required to register as a sex offender after being convicted in 1997 on charges related to his molestation of a 13-year-old girl.
After serving 66 days in jail, Saole relocated to California where he did not register as a sex offender and on March 25, 2010, Saole was convicted in California of failing to register as a sex offender and sentenced to 180 days in jail.
Saole registered as a sex offender upon his release and moved into his Gaithersburg residence on Dec. 19, 2011 with his girlfriend and another unregistered sex offender.
On Jan. 5, 2012, the other sex offender was arrested for failure to file as a sex offender, according to the release. Although Saole was present at the arrest, he provided law enforcement with an alias. On Jan. 10, 2011, Saole was also arrested for failing to register as a sex offender in Maryland, according to the report.
Saole told law enforcement officials that he moved to Maryland to avoid an open warrant for a probation violation in California and, although he was aware of his requirement to register as a sex offender, he was not planning to do so, according to information in the press release.