Crime & Courts

Sex offender held for not registering

WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man remained in custody Monday afternoon after being charged with failing to register as a sex offender.

Lars E. Holmer, 38, of 1641 Raffel Road, has an extensive criminal record, including previous convictions for failing to register, which led to a two-year prison sentence in 2009.

In 2002, he was convicted of criminal sexual abuse of a minor. According to the Illinois Sex Offender Registry, he was 23 at the time of the offense; the victim was 15.

– Sarah Sutschek

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