Below is a news release from the United State Attorney, South Carolina District:
Columbia, South Carolina---- United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that Whitney Daniel, age 48, was sentenced this week in federal court in Florence, South Carolina, for failure to register as a sex offender. United States District Judge R. Bryan Harwell of Florence, sentenced Daniel to 6 months imprisonment and five years supervised release.
Evidence presented at the change of plea hearing established that Daniel was convicted in 2003 of Oral Copulation with a Minor, and was required to register as a sex offender. Daniel last registered in California in 2009, and had signed numerous forms and updates between 2004 and 2009, acknowledging that he was required to register as a sex offender. Investigation revealed that Daniel had been in South Carolina since approximately August 2011, but had failed to register in South Carolina or notify California of his new address.