Failing To Verify Address as Sex Offender




On February 7, 2017 The Delaware Sex Offender Registry provided information to the Milford Police Criminal Investigation Unit that Timothy Rains, who is is tier 2 sex offender, had signed paper work with his Probation Officer on January 23, 2017 acknowledging that he needed to verify his address in person at The State Bureau of Identification. Mr. Rains neglected to comply with that request. A Milford Police detective was able to make contact with Rains on February 11, 2017 and advised him that he needed to verify his address in person at The State Bureau of Identification. At that time Rains advised that he was unaware, but would do so on Monday, February 13, 2017. On February 15, 2017, the detective followed up with the State Bureau of Identification in reference to Rains status and was informed that he had failed to verify his address. A warrant was issued for Timothy Rains on 02/15/ 2017 as a result of his noncompliance.

On 02/17/2017 Timothy Rains was taken into custody by Officers at The Kent County Court Of Common Pleas. A Milford Police Patrol Unit responded to the court and transported Rains back to Milford where he was charged with registered sex offender failed to verify address as required. He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was released on $2000.00 unsecured bail. Furthermore, as a condition of his bail Rains will have to register immediately with the appropriate agency.





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