Sex offender sentenced for failure to register


VAN WERT, Ohio A Van Wert man was sentenced yesterday to six months in jail and placed on community control for five years for failing to register as a sex offender.

Cary W. Armstrong, 37, was arrested after authorities found he had moved from Delphos to Van Wert and had not registered his new address with the Van Wert County sheriff s office as required by law.

Judge Charles Steele of Van Wert County Common Pleas Court also ordered Armstrong to perform 500 hours of community service.