Samantha Ray Mears was charged in June with entering the home of her former boyfriend while he was out. When he returned and found her inside, according to court documents, she confronted him from behind and was wielding a machete. She ordered him to remove his clothes and get on the bed; the man told officers that he did not feel he could escape without being hurt by Mears.
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To start searching the Delaware Sex Offender Central Registry enter information in the search fields above. Title 11, Section and of the Delaware Code requires the Delaware State Police to maintain a registry of sex offenders available to the public via the Internet.
The State Bureau of Identification is the sub-unit of the Delaware State Police responsible to provide this service with technical assistance from the Department of Technology and Information. Positive identification of a person believed to be a sex offender cannot be established unless the offenders fingerprints are compared against the fingerprints taken at the time of arrest or incarceration.
Title 11, Chapter 85 of the Delaware Code authorizes the State Bureau of Identification to release criminal history record information upon receipt of the subjects fingerprints and a fee established by the Superintendent of the Delaware State Police. For more information on this procedure, contact the State Bureau of Identification at Offenders convicted for sex offenses specified under Delaware Law are required to register.
Persons who have been arrested but not convicted are not required to register. This website includes only those registered sex offenders who have been classified by the courts as moderate-risk or high-risk. Those offenders classified as low-risk are not displayed on the public website. The State Bureau of Identification updates this information regularly in order to assure that it is complete and accurate.
However, this information can change quickly and is provided by convicted sex offenders as required by Delaware Law. If you would like to subscribe to receive notifications pertaining to sex offenders who appear on this site, you may do so by creating an with the Delaware Information Subscription Service website and subscribing to the Sex Offender Notification Subscription. Questions about Sex Offender Registration, or to report problems with thissend an to State Bureau of Identification.
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Additionally, because addresses are geocoded automatically, there are some addresses for which we cannot determine map coordinates. Such addresses will not appear on the map below. For the most complete and up-to-dateplease use the Offender Search tab.
Under Delaware law, a "Sex Offender" means any person who has been convicted of any of the following offenses, or of any attempt to commit any of the following offenses:. If someone is convicted of an offense requiring registration, in another state, and then moves to Delaware, is that person required to register in Delaware? Registration is required for anyone who has been convicted of any offense specified in the laws of another state, the United States or any territory of the United States, or any foreign government, which is the same as, or equivalent to, any offense which is considered registerable in Delaware.
What information is a registered sex offender required to provide? Sex offenders must complete a registration form and submit it to the Sex Offender Registry at the State Bureau of Identification. Registrants are required to provide:. All out of state offenders will be ased a tier by the superior court after a motion is made by the AG's office requesting a tier.
All instate offenders who do not already have a tier primarily crimes occurring before will be sent a letter with a presumptive tier ased. The offender may then seek a BOP review or leave the tier in place without review. Tier 1 offenders are classified as low-risk, tier 2 offenders are classified as moderate-risk, and tier 3 offenders are classified as high-risk.
Is it possible to get a lower tier level, or be removed from the registry? When do registered sex offenders have to update their registry information? Registered sex offenders must report any change in their registry information within three 3 days. Offenders who are on probation may request that their probation officer update their registry information.
Are registered sex offenders required to regularly verify that their registry information is accurate? All registered sex offenders must report to SBI in-person on a regular basis, even if none of their registry information has changed. Tier 1 offenders must verify their information once a year, tier 2 offenders must verify their information twice a year, and tier 3 offenders must verify their information four times a year. All registrants must submit to having their mugshot and fingerprints taken each time they verify their information.
This must be done in-person at SBI. What about registered sex offenders who are registered as being "homeless"? Homeless registrants must verify their registry information on a more frequent basis. Tier 1 homeless registrants are required to appear at SBI in-person every 90 days, tier 2 homeless registrants must appear in-person at SBI every 30 days, and tier 3 homeless registrants must appear in-person at SBI every seven 7 days. What is the penalty if an offender fails to comply with the registration requirements?
Offenders who fail to update their registry information within three 3 days, or who fail to verify their information as required, will be charged with Failure to Re-register as a Sex Offender, which is a class "G" felony. Information regarding tier 1 sex offenders is limited to law enforcement agencies. For tier 2 and tier 3 offenders, schools and daycare centers are notified when an offender registers as residing, being employed, or studying in the area.
Additionally, for tier 3 offenders, immediate neighbors are notified. Community notification is made by the police agency having jurisdiction over the offender's place of residency, employment, or study. Yes, with the exception of tier 1 offenders. Under state law, tier 1 offenders are not posted on the Internet. Can I receive notification when an offender moves into my neighborhood?
Delaware's public sex offender website offers a free notification system, which will alert you when an offender lives, works, or goes to school in your area. If an offender moves to another state, does the offender have to comply with Delaware's requirements, and the requirements of the state they move to? The offender must advise the Delaware registry within three 3 days of moving. Delaware will then notify the new state that the sex offender is relocating to that state. The offender must then contact the new state to properly register. Do out-of-state registrants have to register in Delaware, even if they only have a job or go to school in Delaware?
Federal and state law requires offenders to register in all jurisdictions in which they live, work, or go to school. If I find out my neighbor is a registered sex offender, am I allowed to tell my other neighbors? All information posted on the public sex offender website is considered public knowledge. However, this information can not be used to harass any individual. Those who wrongfully use such information to harass an individual will be subject to prosecution.
By using this site you indicate that you understand and accept the information contained on this entire and agree to abide by the laws of the State of Delaware. detailed message below. Delaware Sex Offender Central Registry. Last Name. First Name. Street Prefix. Street Name.