Binghamton man jailed for failing to update address in sex offender registry
BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- The Broome County Sheriff's Office Detective Division has arrested a Binghamton man for failing to update his status as a sex offender.
Michael Scanlon, 44, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with failure to register as required under the New York State Sex Offender Registry Act, a class E felony.
Authorities say they received a tip that Scanlon had moved from his home in the town of Kirkwood to the city of Binghamton. Detectives say Scanlon failed to report the address change within the time frame set under the New York State Sex Offender Registry Act.
According to a state database, Scanlon was found guilty of attempted rape and sexual abuse in the first degree in 2005.
Scanlon was arraigned in the Town of Dickinson Court and remanded to the Broome County Sheriff's Correctional Facility without bail.