City and unincorporated areas of Camarillo/ 290 P.C. Compliance Checks
12/20/2011 6:58:00 AM
Nature of Incident:
290 P.C. Compliance Checks
City and unincorporated areas of Camarillo
Date & Time:
Crime Prevention, Special Enforcement Detail (SED), Detectives, Traffic, School Resource Officers and Sheriff's Office 290 Investigator
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (W)itnesses (D)ecedent
City of Residence
On 12-17-11, members of the Camarillo Police Department's Crime Prevention, Special Enforcement Detail, Detectives, School Resource Officers and Traffic units conducted 87 compliance checks of registered sex offenders as part of the Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE) grant. Section 290 of the California Penal Code requires persons convicted of specified sexual assault crimes to register with the agency where they reside.
72 of the 87 registered sex offenders were in compliance with their registration requirement. 15 of the registrants were not home and detectives will follow-up to determine if the registrants have moved or are out-of-compliance. No arrests were made during the compliance checks.
The Ventura County Sheriff's Office will be conducting similar sweeps randomly throughout the county to verify registered sex offenders are living at their reported residence along with conducting probation and/or parole searches of registered sex offenders who are on probation and/or parole.
Residents of Ventura County can visit the Megan's Law website (www.meganslaw.ca.gov/) to familiarize themselves with the sex registrants in their neighborhood.
Deputy Preparing Media Release:
Sergeant Ian Laughlin
Media Release Date:
Investigator Jim Botting, Sheriff's Major Crimes 805-477-7000
Captain Brent Kerr
Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime. The caller may remain anonymous. The call is not recorded. Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).