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Daly City Pastor Won’t Have To Register As Sex Offender After Pleading No Contest To Charges

A Daly City pastor who had been charged with three felony counts of child molestation pleaded no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor count of false imprisonment which will not require him to register as a sex offender, prosecutors said.

07/01/2015

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Homeless Sex-Offender Arrested In Petaluma For Failing To Register

David Benedict allegedly admitted he’d moved to Petaluma more than two months ago, but failed to register as a sex-offender as required by law.

06/27/2015

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

Molestation Suspect Exaggerated Job History; South Bay Science Camp For Kids Failed To Reference Check

Edgar Covarrubias-Padilla, the former camp counselor at Walden West in Santa Clara County, appears to have exaggerated his job history in order to with kids at the popular science camp.

06/15/2015

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

South Bay Camp Child Molestation Suspect Known As ‘Papa Bear’ Investigated By Feds For Months, Had Deportation Amnesty

The Santa Clara County 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.

05/22/2015

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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

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