Ten registered sex offenders have been arrested by Yuma County Sheriff’s deputies for failing to register their e-mail addresses and online user names, a requirement of the their sentences.
Over the course of two days, with help from the Yuma Police Department, U.S. Border Patrol, U.S. Marshals, and Yuma County Adult Probation, officers were able to make their arrests.
The arrests are the culmination of a month-long investigation. As part of their sex offender registration requirement, all of the men were required to report their username and email address if they joined a social networking site.Since their arrest, each of the ten sex offenders has been booked in the Yuma County Jail.
Arrested for a Sex Offender Registration Violation?
When a person is ordered to register as a sex offender, it is very important that they adhere to any rules or guidelines set forth by the judge. Failure to register or violating any aspect of a sex offender registration order can result in arrest and additional criminal penalties.
If you are facing criminal penalties for failure to register, you can trust an experienced Phoenix sex crimes defense lawyer at the Knowles Law Firm to provide you with committed and aggressive defense against your charges. To set up a consultation to learn more about the defense services offered at the firm, please call