MONROE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — Law enforcement officers conducted a “large-scale sex offender operation” around Union County late last month to ensure that convicted sex offenders in the area were in compliance with state laws, according to the Union County Sheriff’s Office.
Officials said teams from UCSO, the U.S. Marshals Service and the NC Department of Public Safety conducted compliance checks on around 75 convicted sex offenders.
Out of the 75 offenders, authorities said 53 were in full compliance with their registration, residential and personal restrictions according to current general statutes in North Carolina.
10 offenders were reportedly non-compliant, the sheriff’s office said. Detectives have obtained warrants for the individuals and some have been arrested, authorities said.