LOCKPORT – A Level 3 sex offender was sentenced Tuesday to a year in Niagara County Jail for failing to send in his annual address verification form to Albany last year.

“I’m inclined to believe this was an intentional act,” County Judge Sara Sheldon Farkas said in regard to the felony committed by Jason I. Jones, 30, whose last registered address was on Walnut Street in Lockport.

Jones, who pleaded guilty Oct. 23, went on the sex offender list in 2005 after pleading guilty to sexual misconduct for an incident with a 17-year-old girl. Farkas said Jones indicated in an interview with a probation officer that he had little interest in obeying the rules of the Sex Offender Registration Act.