A registered sex offender who was arrested after walking around the campus of a high school in San Jose last week is being held without bail, Santa Clara County sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.
The sixth and final defendant in a 2009 gang rape of a teenage girl at Richmond High School that shocked the community and drew national attention pleaded guilty to statutory rape in a Martinez courtroom Friday.
In an effort to alert the public about sex offenders and predators, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is launching a website that helps community members search for such criminals in their neighborhoods.
Richmond’s police department are now turning to social media to discourage those who pay for sex by outing Johns with picture postings on sites like Facebook and Twitter.
A Salinas man was arrested during a sweep for known sex offenders on Saturday afternoon, according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office.
A Sunnyvale sex offender who served eight years in prison for sexual abuse of a child in 1989 was arrested last Thursday in Livermore for allegedly molesting a 6-year-old girl, a police spokesman said.
A registered sex offender and parolee at large was arrested Sunday after he allegedly exposed himself to a group of adults and children, Santa Rosa police said.
A former San Mateo County probation chief convicted of possessing child pornography was sentenced Friday to 10 months in county jail and was led away from court in handcuffs.
Solano County sheriff’s deputies have arrested 17 sex offenders for alleged parole and probation violations during a weeklong countywide sweep, according to a sheriff’s spokesman.
Investigators discovered that a one-time surfing teacher currently jailed on child sex abuse charges took inappropriate photos of young girls at Santa Cruz High School, police said Wednesday.