Many in the courtroom were outraged by the decision, including one resident who says her family has already been victimized by a sexual predator.
A man considered a high-risk sexually violent predator will learn today whether he’ll move into an upscale Fairfield neighborhood.
The house on Willotta Drive boasts four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a fire pit and a pool. The 3,000-square-foot home rents for more than $3,000 a month. Now Fraisure Smith, a sexually violent predator, could be living in a sprawling Fairfield home paid for by taxpayers.
The court did not strike down the law itself, saying sex offenders could still be forced to live more than 2,000 feet from schools. But it said the decision would have to be made on a case-by-case basis.
California state prisoners are killed at a rate that is double the national average – and sex offenders like Ager account for a disproportionate number of victims, according to an Associated Press analysis of corrections records.
William Stephenson was convicted twice of sexual assaults against women in El Dorado County, but now, years later, he’s living in a quiet Roseville neighborhood.
The flyer distributed by police on Thursday describes in specific detail the man’s past crimes, and it has neighbors, especially women, frightened to even go outdoors.
Paroled sex offenders in California who cut off their GPS tracking devices will receive harsher punishments.
Since the middle of September, he says there have been numerous reports involving a man trying to lure young children into his red truck around schools, bus stops and homes.
South Lake Tahoe Police say they are monitoring a Nevada-registered sex offender who has been applying for jobs that could put him near children.
Sacramento police urge residents be on the lookout for a man who exposed himself in a residential area.
A convicted child predator has been busted once again — this time in a sexting sting.