News Story

 

Camarillo - Sex Registrant Compliance Checks
4/3/2013 1:40:00 PM

 

Nature of Incident:

Sex Registrant Compliance Checks

Report Number:

N/A

Location:

Communities of Camarillo and Somis

Date & Time:

March 30, 2013 @ 3:30 p.m.

Unit(s) Responsible:

Camarillo Police Department

Ventura County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit

Narrative:

On March 30, 2013, deputies from the Camarillo Police Department and Ventura County Sheriff's Office conducted compliance checks at the residences of 78 registered sex offenders in communities of Camarillo and Somis.  The compliance checks were part of the Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE) grant.  California state law requires persons convicted of specific sexual assault crimes to register with the agency where they reside.

 

65 of the 78 registered sex offenders were in compliance with their registration requirements.  13 of the registrants were not contacted because they were not home or had moved.  Detectives will follow-up to determine if those registrants are out-of-compliance.  There were no arrests made during any of these contacts.    

 

The Ventura County Sheriff's Office will be conducting similar sweeps randomly throughout the county.  The purpose is to verify registered sex offenders are living at their reported residences and within the terms of any probation or parole that may apply.

 

Camarillo residents can visit the Megan's Law website (www.meganslaw.ca.gov/) to familiarize themselves with the sex registrants in their community.

 

Prepared by:

Sergeant Jeff Miller

 

Media Release Date:

March 30, 2013

 

Follow-Up Contact:

Sergeant Jeff Miller / 805-384-4721

Investigator Jim Botting / 805-384-4743

 

 

Approved by:

Captain Chris Dunn

 

 

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).

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