Pawtucket police seeking warrants after sex offender checks

News

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) – Police are seeking arrest warrants for several sex offenders after a multi-day operation to check up on them.

Pawtucket police worked with U.S. Marshals, State Police and the Department of Corrections Probation and Parole unit to verify the addresses of registered sex offenders in the city over the course of three days.

Ten sex offenders were not in compliance with state sex offender registration laws and police will be seeking arrest warrants for them.

Police said that the compliance checks also resulted in six DCYF investigations and six arrests on charges that included failure to register as a sex offender, possession of child pornography, and other outstanding warrants.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Providence

Download Mobile Apps from WPRI 12
DOWNLOAD APPS NOW: Apple App Store | Google Play Store

12 on 12 - Cold Case Cards: All In

More Cold Case Cards All In
PINPOINT WEATHER // Quick Links:

Dan Yorke State of Mind: Dan's Daily Update

DYSOM 1/14/2021: Richard Arenberg, Interim Director of the Taubman Center, Brown University

More Dan Yorke State of Mind

Don't Miss

Viewer Pa on WPRI.com

LIVE CAMS on WPRI.com

More Live Cams

Community Events & Happenings

More Community