- Monday April 29th, 2013 :: 01:54 p.m. CDT
Warning to Sex Offenders living in Trinity County
Sheriff Deputies with the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office have begun conducting inspections, verifying that all sex offenders living in Trinity County are in compliance with Texas Sex Offender Registration Laws. Sex Offenders that are required to register shall be in compliance according to Chapter 62 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedures. These random inspections will be conducted at various times of the year to insure that offenders who reside within our community are following mandated guidelines assigned through the courts. During the compliance inspection, registered sex offenders will be contacted to insure each offender is properly listing their current address, place of employment, and other compliance restrictions placed on these offenders through the judicial system. At this time, 59 sex offenders are being monitored by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office. Throughout the year investigators will conduct inspections confirming information updates regarding, moves in residency, employment, etc.
Failing to comply with the Texas Sex Offender Registration Laws could result in a Felony Offense being filed. Those sex offenders who live here but are registered elsewhere or those not living in compliance here in Trinity County are taking the risk of being arrested. Photos of the registered offenders may be obtained from the Texas Department of Public Safety web site:
The Department of Public Safety has created searches for Texas Public Sex Offender Registry and a notification system that allows the public to subscribe to e-mail notifications regarding database changes relating to registered sex offenders. These searches allow the public to search the registry for sex offenders registered in Texas.
Any persons with information regarding the location of a sex offender registrant whom they believe is not in compliance, should contact the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office at (936) 642-1424.
Trinity County Sheriff
209 West 1st Street
Groveton, TX 75845