LaPorte County, Indiana – U.S. Attorney Peter Strasser announced that DANIEL J. KUESPERT, age 30, of LaPorte County, Indiana, was charged Thursday by grand jury indictment with one count of failure to register as a sex offender under the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).
If convicted, KUESPERT faces a maximum term of 10 years in prison and a $250,000.00 fine. Following release from prison, KUESPERT also faces a period of supervised release of between 5 years and life.
U.S. Attorney Strasser reiterated that the indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the United States Marshals Service, the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office, the New Orleans Police Department, and the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office in this matter. He also extended his thanks to the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office for their assistance. Assistant United States Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.
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