Misusing VSP Registry information to harass or intimate an RSO in
is a Class 1 misdemeanor (§ 9.1-918 -Misuse of registry information; penalty) in most
States it is a felony. And it should be in the Commonwealth! Virginia
Va. woman found guilty of harassing convicted sex offender, March 16, 2015
A Front Royal woman faces a $1,500 fine after being found guilty of harassing a
convicted sex offender. Va.
A Warren County Circuit Court jury convicted 61-year-old Delores Ann Harris on a charge of misusing information from
sex offender registry on Friday. Virginia
Harris tells The Northern Virginia Daily (http://bit.ly/1x7YC2k) that she will appeal to the Virginia Court of Appeals. She had appealed an earlier conviction in general district court to circuit court.
She was accused of harassing 43-year-old Scott Costello. Costello has been on the sex offender registry since 1997 following a conviction on an aggravated sexual battery charge.
Harristestified during the trial that she only wanted to protect her granddaughter and herself. She and Costello formerly lived in the same apartment building.