Sex Offender

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Convicted Sex Offender Arrested For Alleged Vehicle Thefts Near Malibu

A witness called authorities Saturday afternoon to report suspicious activity along PCH near Mulholland Drive. A 33-year-old Oxnard man was subsequently taken into custody.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2015

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Deputies: Missing Santa Clarita Girl At Home Of Convicted Sex Offender

The victim reportedly told deputies the suspect had befriended her Tuesday while at a Santa Clarita grocery store and that he had sexually assaulted her.

07/15/2015

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Bill To Revive Restrictions On Sex-Offender Housing Stalls

Republican Sen. Sharon Runner of Lancaster introduced SB54 after the state Supreme Court ruled that prohibiting all sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of schools or parks goes too far.

06/30/2015

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Retired LAPD Detective Sentenced In Child Pornography Case

A 69-year-old retired Los Angeles Police Department detective was sentenced Wednesday for having hundreds of images of child pornography.

05/27/2015

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Former Border Patrol Agent Who Carried On Sexual Relationship With 13-Year-Old Girl Sentenced

Authorities said a former U.S. Border Patrol agent who carried on a sexual liaison with a 13-year-old Jurupa Valley girl was sentenced Friday to three years in state prison.

04/17/2015

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Doctor Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison After Pleading No Contest To Sexually Molesting Patients

A jury earlier convicted Arturo Vargas, 44, of two counts of felony sexual exploitation.

04/10/2015

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California To Loosen Sex Offender Residency Restrictions

California will alter its 8-year-old ban preventing all registered sex offenders from living near schools or parks, state officials announced Thursday, instead imposing the restriction only on pedophiles and others whose sex crimes involved children.

03/26/2015

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Convicted Sex Offender Sought In Indecent-Exposure Reports

LAPD detectives are on the hunt for a 62-year-old convicted sex offender as the suspect in a series of indecent exposure incidents around the Southland.

03/12/2015

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Man, 56, Nabbed In Yucca Valley After Failing To Register As Sex Offender

Investigators learned Charles Brown had recently moved out of his apartment in the 55100 block of Airlane Drive and befriended a 30 year old Yucca Valley woman with young children.

03/05/2015

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Man Accused Of Groping 4 Women Sentenced To 3 Years Behind Bars

He approached them from behind and grabbed their buttocks forcibly. At least two of the women were pushed or fell to the ground during the battery.

01/22/2015

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on February 26, 2007 in Moscow, Russia. Russian human rights activists oppose a bill in Moscow's city legislature that would allow companies to give prospective employees lie detector tests. (credit: Dima Korotayev/Epsilon/Getty Images)

California Making Sex Offenders Take Lie-Detector Tests

For the first time, California will make paroled sex offenders take periodic lie detector tests as a way to gauge their behavior patterns and perhaps prevent new sex crimes.

01/08/2015

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Ex-Cake Drummer Sentenced To 15 Years to Life For Molesting Girl, 3

A former drummer for the alternative rock band Cake has been sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison for molesting a 3-year-old girl during a Thanksgiving party five years ago.

12/03/2014

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Former LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Gets 3 Years For Lewd Act On Teenage Girl

A former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was sentenced Tuesday to three years in state prison for a lewd act with a 15-year-old girl whose family he knew socially.

12/02/2014

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Parents Outraged After Discovering Child Sex Offender Lives Next To School

Parents are outraged after discovering that a convicted child sex offender lives directly adjacent to their kids’ high school campus.

11/21/2014

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Long Beach Man Suspected Of Running Up To Women, Sexually Assaulting Them

A Long Beach man faces charges of running up to women and sexually assaulting them, and detectives believe he may have more victims.

11/21/2014

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