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Multi-agency operation results in 503 sex offender compliance checks in Yellowstone County

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YELLOWSTONE COUNTY, Mont. -

During the week of September 4, 2018, law enforcement agencies from federal and state jurisdictions assisted the Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) in conducting a sex offender compliance operation on all registered sex offenders located within the county. Yellowstone County has the most registered sex offenders of any county in the state of Montana.

The operation resulted in 503 total offenders checked with 40 offenders being non-compliant. Additionally, 1 subject was arrested on a federal warrant for a supervised release violation and was also a registered sex offender.

Non-compliant offenders will be referred to the appropriate authorities for potential prosecution or may be given the opportunity to come into full compliance with registration requirements.

Agencies that participated in the operation include the Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Marshals Service, U.S. Probation Office, Montana Department of Justice, and the Montana Department of Corrections Probation and Parole.

(Press release from the U.S. Marshals Service)

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