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.
Bloody hands and a skinned raccoon led to the arrest of a California sex offender and parole violator in South Lake Tahoe.
A judge revoked the parole for a convicted killer Friday who is described by Oakland police as a person of interest in the death of a woman whose body was found in Vacaville last week after she was reported missing earlier this month.
Ryan Mitchell Schaffer was arrested Friday at a home in Eureka, on felony aggravated kidnapping and unlawful sexual activity with a minor charges.
A routine traffic stop in El Cerrito led to the arrest of a Pittsburg sex offender who was accompanied by a 16-year-old girl Thursday night
Residents who live near a park in Richmond are upset about a convicted sex offender’s boat that has been shipwrecked for weeks. Authorities have issued a deadline to the owner to remove the vessel.
Contra Costa County prosecutors are hoping court papers filed Wednesday will prevent a man the state deems a “sexually violent predator” from moving into a Bay Point neighborhood next week.
A registered sex offender was arrested in San Jose early Tuesday morning after a woman awoke to find him inside her home standing over her bed, police said.