Sex offender sweep nets 397 arrests statewide

Law enforcement officers have arrested 397 people during a recent sweep of the state for violators of Michigan’s sex-offender registry law.

The Michigan State Police says the effort also resulted in 658 additional arrest warrant requests.

Offenders must register with the state and notify police when they move. The Lansing State Journal says more than 130 law enforcement agencies took part in the 40-day sweep that ended November 9th.

The Ann Arbor News reports the effort was the state’s fourth coordinated sex-offender sweep.

There were 41,942 names on the Michigan Sex Offender Registry as of November 1st.

Published in: on November 18, 2007 at 4:42 pm  Leave a Comment  

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