Granite City latest to collect annual fee from sex offenders - KMOV.com

Granite City latest to collect annual fee from sex offenders

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A letter from the Caseyville Police Department informs registered sex offenders they are required to pay the city an annual fee of $100. A letter from the Caseyville Police Department informs registered sex offenders they are required to pay the city an annual fee of $100.
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOV.com) - Granite City has joined a group of Metro East cities that charge sex offenders an extra annual fee to live in their community.

Last month, Caseyville began charged $100 a year for sex offenders to stay in good standing with the city.

"One hundred dollars a year, it is in the Illinois state statute that it is a compliance fee to register in the state of Illinois for the annual registration," said Chief Frank Moore of the Caseyville Police Department.

In addition to Caseyville and Granite City, Edwardsville and Pontoon Beach collect a fee from sex offenders.
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