MT. VERNON, IL — A 42-year-old Mt. Vernon woman has been arrested and charged with felony violation of the sex offender registry. Jennifer Whittiemore was formally charged Wednesday in Jefferson County Court with Class 2 felony registry violation.
She was initially convicted in Cook County when she was 18 and her victim was 11. Since then she has had multiple arrests for registration violations and a conviction for aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 13. According to the State Police Sex Offender Registry, Whittiemore has used multiple aliases over the years, including Jessica Martin, Jessica Martini, and Karla Lynn Whittiemore.
She’s scheduled for a July 28th preliminary hearing in the latest case along with a first appearance with her court appointed attorney.