Deputies Conduct Sex Offender Sweep

Sex offenders got surprise visits from Shasta County Sheriff's Deputies Monday. The department did a sexual assault felony enforcement -or "S.A.F.E."- sweep to be sure that those convicted of sex crimes are complying with their release conditions. 18 registered offenders were contacted and 4 of them were searched. 16 addresses were confirmed and another 4 were attempted. All of the offenders contacted were found to be in compliance. It's easy to find out where sex offenders are living by visiting