A Georgia man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Portland to serve 33 months in prison for failing to register as a sex offender.

U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II said in a press release that James Underwood, 43, of Dalton, Georgia, pleaded guilty to the charge in June. According to court records, Underwood was convicted in 1999 in Georgia for rape. He was sentenced to prison for 10 years before being released in 2009.

The rape conviction required that Underwood register as a sex offender in any state where he established residency. Underwood moved to Maine in 2012. Delahanty did not say where in Maine.

At his sentencing in U.S. District Court, Judge Nancy Torresen noted that Underwood was convicted of gross sexual assault while living in Maine and was sentenced in April 2013 in York County Superior Court to serve eight years in prison with all but two years suspended.

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