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Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

San Jose ‘Papa Bear’ Child Molest Suspect Was Focus Of Federal Probe For Months, Had Deportation Amnesty

The San Jose science camp counselor charged with child molestation had been the focus of a federal investigation into child exploitation months before his arrest – and was able to kept his work permit issued through a program for immigrants brought illegally into the country despite the probe.

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Johnell Carter (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Family Allegedly Helped Suspected Child Molester Evade Police After Escape From San Jose

A Santa Clara County jail inmate who escaped from a San Jose hospital last month was driven by his brother to a bus station in Reno, Nevada, and made it to Mississippi before he was captured while fleeing from a residence on Tuesday, U.S. Marshals Service officials announced Wednesday.

04/08/2015

A Fairfield police cruiser. (CBS)

Fairfield Neighborhood Relieved Judge Rules Sex Offender Cannot Reside Within Solano County

A Solano County Superior Court judge decided the fate of a convicted sex offender on Tuesday and that he won’t be able to reside in an upper middle-class Fairfield neighborhood.

04/07/2015

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Former State Corrections Officer Gets Year In Jail For Child Porn, Peeping Conviction

A former state corrections officer was sentenced Monday to a year in jail and five years of probation for possession of child pornography and peeping involving a 15-year-old female relative, Sonoma County prosecutors said Tuesday.

03/31/2015

Children playing at school. (CBS)

Sex Offenders Allowed To Live Closer To Schools, Parks Under New California Regulations

California will alter its 8-year-old ban preventing all registered sex offenders from living near schools or parks, instead imposing the restriction only on pedophiles and others whose sex crimes involved children.

03/26/2015

A Fairfield police cruiser. (CBS)

You Could Pay For A Violent Sex Offender To Live In A Luxury 4-Bedroom Fairfield Home With Pool

A high-risk sex offender wants to live in an upper middle-class Fairfield neighborhood, but residents are less than pleased about it.

03/20/2015

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Court Strikes Down Law Forcing Sex Offenders To Live More Than 2,000 Feet From Parks

California’s Supreme Court ruled Monday the state cannot prohibit all registered sex offenders in San Diego County from living within 2,000 feet of a school or park.

03/02/2015

Carlyle Villazon, 33, was arrested in Union City Wednesday in connection with a sex assault on an 8-year old girl at the 99 Cents Only store in Cherryland. (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Suspect In Alameda County Sex Assault On 8-Year Old Girl Is Recently Released High-Risk Sex Offender

A suspect arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl at a dollar store in unincorporated Alameda County on Sunday is a high-risk sex offender who had recently been released from prison after serving time […]

02/05/2015

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Registered Sex Offender Arrested After Allegedly Making Terrorist Threats To Neighbor In Salinas

Monterey County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a registered sex offender Saturday who allegedly threatened a neighbor with a knife and made terrorist threats to the neighbor.

12/21/2014

A computer keyboard. (CBS)

Bogus Child Predator Warning Hides San Mateo Email Phishing Scam

San Mateo police are advising Internet users to be on the lookout for a dangerous email in their inbox that is not only fraudulently reporting a child predator in the neighborhood, but also attempting to acquire the email recipients’ sensitive information.

11/12/2014

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