Sex offender gets year in jail

A sex offender from New Lebanon was sentenced Tuesday to a year in the Columbia County Jail, for failing to register in 2018.

From the Columbia County D.A.'s office:

On May 28, 2019, Honorable Richard M. Koweek sentenced Russell Meyer to one (1) year in the Columbia County Correctional Facility upon his conviction of Failure to Register/Verify as a Sex Offender. Columbia County Sheriff David P. Bartlett's Office investigated this matter and arrested Russell Meyer. The Public Defender represents Russell Meyer. (SCI No. 012-19)

The 34 year old was the subject of a search last December by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. He was located in Troy.

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