I have followed this site as a lurker for awhile now. I have a son who lives with his mother and I. Eight years ago he was convicted of a misdemeanor sex crime in Michigan. Two months ago he got a good paying job, with good benefits ect. His attitude is good, and for the first time in quite awhile, he has a positive outlook on life. Yesterday one of his friends called and asked if he was in jail. I said, "No, why?" He said his picture was in a "newspaper' called Local Mugshots put out by a company called Safecity Publishing. I got a copy and my son was listed under "Featured Sex Offender." It had a picture from eight years ago listed, along with his address, which is also his mother and I's address, and one statement; Criminal Sexual Conduct. Right next to his picture was another statement; 'If you know of a sex offender who is unregistered, please call law enforcement." I can see why his friend thought he was in jail, or had a warrant out on him. My son has always complied 100% with his requirements and has never been in any other trouble. To say I am mad would be an understatement. This is the first time anything like this has happened in the 8 years he has been on the registry. Its like the whole statement is set up to be misleading. I'm sure it's perfectly legal for this"news group" to do this, as it's public record, but that don't make it right. I am still going to do some checking and see what can be done. As I said before, its very misleading.
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