Mount Vernon News
 
 

By Mount Vernon News
May 29, 2013 12:52 pm EDT

 

MOUNT VERNON — About 20 law enforcement officers spread out across Knox County Tuesday morning, checking on the accuracy of information registered sex offenders have filed with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. “Operation Safe Summer” was expected to continue into at least today.

Advertisement

LJJA Martial Arts

 

Knox County Sheriff David Shaffer said there are about 78 registered sex offenders who will be checked for registration compliance.

Joining deputies on the sweep operation were Mount Vernon police officers, a representative of the Ohio Attorney General’s office and the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation, the Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Knox County Common Pleas Court (Adult Court Services), Mount Vernon Municipal Court Probation, the Knox County Prosecutor’s office and the Mount Vernon Law Director’s Office.

Shaffer explained that the officers, working in teams of four, would be checking the registered addresses for all sex offenders. Officers would not be out to harass the offenders and would not be going to places of employment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the rest of the story

The rest of this article is available to Mount Vernon News subscribers. To continue reading, please log in or purchase a subscription. Click here for the May 29, 2013 e-edition. The article will only be available for thirty (30) days.


Contact Chuck Martin
Email

Rules: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don’t attack other commenters personally and keep your language decent. If a comment violates our comments standards, click the “X” in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member.
Copyright 2009 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • Sponsored Links