SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) parole agents contacted 1703 sex-offender parolees during compliance checks as part of the 19th annual Operation Boo Child Safety Project on Halloween night 2012. Statewide, new charges were filed against 5 of the sex offender parolees contacted, 5 parolees at large were arrested, 2 parolees were found with child pornography, 7 weapons were confiscated and 17 parolees were found with narcotics.
On a regional basis:
Region 1 (which includes Northern and Central Inland counties and extends south to Kern County) conducted 218 searches and arrested 16 sex offender parolees, including one parolee-at-large.
Region 2 (which includes the Central Coast and the Bay Area counties) conducted 252 searches and arrested 16 sex offender parolees, including three 3 parolees-at-large.
Region 3 (which includes the greater Los Angeles area) conducted 358 searches and arrested 16 parolees, including one parolee-at-large.
Region 4 (which includes San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, San Diego and Imperial counties) conducted 875 searches and arrested 37.