A Santa Rosa orthopedic surgeon was sentenced in Marin County Superior Court Wednesday to a year in jail and five years probation for arranging to meet a 13-year-old girl to commit lewd acts.
A wrestling coach at a San Ramon high school arrested 2 weeks ago on suspicion of child molestation is now facing 20 felony charges.
A man who had been evading arrest for more than a month was found hiding under a mattress in a Fremont home last week.
Emotional testimony took over an Assembly committee on public safety hearing in Sacramento Monday over a bill requiring mandatory sentencing for certain juvenile sex offenders.
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.