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Stokes Deputies Conduct Sex Offender Project
Stokes Deputies Conduct Sex Offender Project

The Stokes County Sheriff’s Office recently conducted a two-day operation tracking registered sex offenders in the area, according to the Stokes News.

The purpose of “Operation Northern Border” was to make sure all the county's sex offenders where were they are supposed to be.

The paper did not provided details on the project's results. Some sex offenders committed crimes in Stokes County and others relocated there.

The operation is conducted by the United States Marshals Service along with local authorities across the US.

“We will work with other law enforcement agencies and always be ready to assist other agencies in making sure that sex offenders obey and comply with all sex offender laws and regulations," said Stokes County Sheriff Mike Marshall, according to the paper.

Sex offenders must register their addresses with the sheriff's office of the county in which they reside under North Carolina state law.

Click here to view the North Carolina Sex Offender Registry.

Source: The Stokes News.

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