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Tennessee man pleads guilty to failure to register as a sex offender

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that Jeremy Branson Garner, age 41, of Memphis, Tennessee, pleaded guilty on May 12, 2021, before U.S. District Judge Lance Africk to a one count indictment for failure to register as a sex offender under the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).

Garner faces a maximum term of 10 years in prison, a $250,000.00 fine, a term of supervised release between 5 years and life and a $100 mandatory special assessment fee. Judge Africk set his sentencing for August 25, 2021.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Marshals Service. Assistant United States Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.