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Three arrested during County-Wide Sex Offender Compliance Check

On March 14, 2012, at approximately 5:30 AM, the Tyler County Sheriff's Office (TCSO), along with the US Marshall's Service (USMS) and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a county-wide 'Sex Offender Compliance Check'. All sex offenders registered in Tyler County were subject to the check, and a total of 51 persons were the targets of this operation. Six teams, comprising of a mixture of TCSO/USMS/DPS officers, were assigned different geographical areas throughout the county, and were assigned to conduct their checks on those registered within those areas.

During the operation, a total of 42 of the 51 offenders were actually contacted. Eight of the 42 were not in compliance and charges are pending. Three were arrested for unrelated crimes which were felon in possession of a firearm, possession of marijuana, and possession of a controlled substance.




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