Law enforcement agents contact sex offenders
Nearly 400 convicted sex offenders were contacted and 22 were arrested last week in a collaborative effort of more than a dozen law enforcement agencies to ensure the offenders were in compliance with registration requirements.
A news release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office stated funding from the State’s Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement grant funded the operation, which Sheriff Gary Philp said was the first proactive contact the agency has made with a large number of sex offenders.
“We are very pleased with the successful result of this operation...
The operation included local county and city agencies; two state departments; the Del Norte, Santa Clara and Lake counties’ Sheriff’s Offices; and the Yurok Department of Public Safety.