A former Washington D.C. area teacher was sentenced to seven months in jail for failing to register as a sex offender and then moving to Ohio.
Ross was required to register as a sex offender for 10 years after being convicted in 1999 of having sex with a 15-year-old student at H.D. Woodson High School, where he had served as a teacher, attendance counselor and assistant coach.
Under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act as well as D.C. law, he was required to register as a sex offender in Washington D.C. as well as to report if he changed residence or employment.
Ross apparently moved in the first half of 2009, but did not report his change of residence. Authorities said he also used a fake date of birth and Social Security number to allude authorities.
U.S. Marshalls arrested Ross in October. He is the first person to be indicted and convicted in D.C. under the act.
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