Lexington Man Faces Federal Charges


A Lexington man is facing federal charges after allegedly failing to register as a sex offender.

Santiago Tijerina, also known as (Samuel) Jimmy Ostos is accused of failing to register between April 2012 to December 2012.

Tijerina could receive up to 10 years in prison as well as a $250,000 fine. He also faces a term of supervised release for life and a $100 special assessment.

There is no eligibility for parole under federal sentencing guidelines.