St. John The Baptist Resident Charged with Failure to Report International Travel as a Sex Offender

Published 7:15 am Friday, June 24, 2022

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that GENE MURRAY, age 49, was charged on Thursday, June 23, 2022, by grand jury indictment with one count of failure to report international travel as a sex offender under the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) 18 U.S.C. § 2250(b).

If convicted, MURRAY faces a maximum term of 10 years in prison, up to a $250,000.00 fine, a term of supervised release of between 5 years and life, and a $100 mandatory special assessment fee.

U.S. Attorney Evans reiterated that the indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Marshals Service. Assistant United States Attorneys Spiro G. Latsis and Rachal Cassagne are in charge of the prosecution.