The Highland Sheriff’s
Station hosted a Sex Offender Compliance Operation involving the entire Inland
East Valley area of San Bernardino County. Deputies from various Stations of
the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, Officers from Redlands Police, along
with State Parole Officers, and San Bernardino County Probation Officers
conducted compliance checks of 535 registered Sex Offenders who reside within
the City of Loma Linda, City of Grand Terrace, City of Highland, City of
Yucaipa, City of Redlands, and the un-incorporated county areas of Muscoy, San
Bernardino, Mentone and Colton.
These compliance checks
included verifying the home address of each registered sex offenders, and
conducting parole & probation searches of those Sex Offenders who are on
active Felony Probation or Parole. The operation involved over 75 officers who
conducted 31 probation searches, 91 Parole searches, and 436 compliance checks
of registered Sex Offenders.
As a result of these compliance
checks, it was found that 44 registrants were out of compliance and had moved
from their last registered address. A
criminal investigation is being conducted into their current whereabouts. 308
subjects were contacted and found to be in compliance with their Sex Offender
Registrations, and 206 subjects were not at home at the time of the contact.
The operation resulted in a
total of 19 arrests. (2) Subjects were arrested for violating their terms of
Parole. (1) Subject was arrested for
violating the terms of his probation. (2) Subjects were arrested for being in
possession of narcotics. (1) Subject was arrested for being a Felon in
possession of a gun, and (1) subject was arrested for a possessing a stolen
vehicle. (1) Subject was arrested for moving and failing to register his new
home address as required by PC 290. (11) Subjects were arrested for various
misdemeanor and Felony Warrants. All 19 suspects were booked into the County
As a result of the operation,
Officers recovered (1) stolen vehicle, and located (1) handgun.
The Sheriff's Department will
continue to monitor and conduct random compliance checks of each of these
registered sex offenders.
Refer: Detective Donald Patton
Phone No: (909) 425-9793 Ext. 246