Sex Offenders


California Struggles With Residency Rules For Sex Offenders

California cities and counties are grappling with residency rules involving paroled sex offenders.


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State Supreme Court: Residency Restriction Of Jessica’s Law Violates Sex Offenders’ Constitutional Rights

California’s Supreme Court ruled Monday state corrections officials cannot prohibit all registered sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of a school or park as required by a 2006 voter-approved ballot measure.


Steven Dean Gordon and Franc Cano (credit: Anaheim Police Department)

Men Wearing GPS Devices Indicted In Connection With 3 Killings

Two sex offenders were indicted Thursday after authorities said they raped and killed four women while the men wore GPS tracking monitors.


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57 Convicted Sex Offenders Arrested In Southland ICE Operation

The operation, which concluded Wednesday, resulted in 31 arrests in Los Angeles County, 11 in San Bernardino County, eight in Riverside County, four in Orange County, two in Ventura County and one in Santa Barbara County.


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Report: Quarter Of GPS Devices Used To Track LA County Felons Don’t Work

An investigative report in the LA Times Sunday revealed that a quarter of all GPS devices used to track convicted criminals in LA County do not work.



21 Sex Offenders Arrested During 3-Week Sweep

Twenty-one “early release” felons with histories of sexual offense were arrested throughout a three-week period in which an operation — being called the biggest of it’s kind in Los Angeles this year– took place.


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Man Sentenced To One Year After Exposing Himself To Teenage Girls

A Costa Mesa man will spend a year behind bars after pleading guilty to exposing himself to up to 10 high school girls throughout the Santa Ana area.


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AP: More Sex Offenders Become Fugitives Under Brown’s New Law

The number of paroled sex offenders who are fugitives in California is 15 percent higher today than before Gov. Jerry Brown’s sweeping law enforcement realignment law took effect 17 months ago.



Sex Offenders Sue Simi Valley Over New Halloween Law

An attorney representing five registered sex offenders, three of their wives and two of their children have sued the city of Simi Valley over a new law banning Halloween displays at the homes of people convicted of sex crimes.


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3 Online Dating Sites Agree To Screen For Predators

Three leading online dating sites have agreed to screen for sex offenders and take other measures to protect their members after a Southern California woman was assaulted on a date.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/21/2012


Cypress Law Will Allow Sex Offenders To Only Live Near Cemetery

Sex offenders looking to move into Cypress will now have a hard time finding housing.



Teacher Accused Of Sex With Teen Could Face 50 Years

A Temecula middle school teacher accused of carrying on a year-long sexual relationship with a teenage girl is slated to be arraigned Tuesday on multiple felony charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/16/2012

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Los Alamitos Bans Sex Offenders In Parks

Los Alamitos has become the latest Orange County city to enact an ordinance that keeps registered sex offenders out of parks and playgrounds where children gather.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2011

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Several Sex Offenders Nabbed For Parole Violations At Motel In Wilmington

Los Angeles police and FBI agents have arrested eight people in a raid at a Wilmington motel where convicted child molesters and registered sex offenders lived.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2011


Sex Offenders In Orange County Will Need Permission To Go To Beaches, Parks

Beginning next month, registered sex offenders will no longer be allowed in some Orange County beaches, parks and harbors without prior approval from the county.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/05/2011