19 Arrested During Sex Offender Compliance Check

The Amarillo Police Department and other area Law Enforcement agencies conducted the annual Sex Offender Compliance Check.

From August 2nd to the 6th, APD, the U.S. Marshals Office, Texas Department of Public Safety, and Homeland Security Investigations-Amarillo Field Office, joined forces to check on the 653 registered sex within the city limits.

A total of 19 on view arrests were made for failure to comply with registration requirements, which is a felony.

18 Non-compliance incident reports were filed for prosecution, and 4 out of the 14 were located.

APD also stated that 10 offenders were found to be deceased.