WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) – 36 people have been charged in Williamson County with felonies for violating the Sex Offender Registration Act.
On July 7, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office concluded a 10-day sex offender compliance operation, which included full accountability of all registered sex offenders in Williamson County, Illinois. The operation resulted in arrest warrants for 36 people.
According to a release from Sheriff Jeff Diederich, nearly two dozen deputies and detectives have been deployed. They were instructed to conduct site visits to the registered home and workplace addresses of each offender to verify timely and accurate registration.
As a result, arrest warrants for non-compliance were issued for all 36 offenders. The following offenders have been caught and remanded in Williamson County Jail custody:
Terry W. CrainGary W. CeruttiLynn A. DewittCharles L. FletcherHerbert J. GrimmSteven K. HermanChristopher W. LoviesBilly J. JeraldsCharles W. JohnsRoy D. KingRandolph L. LindelTroy L. Nelson Jr.Steven J. PerryDalton J. RiversCollin A. SmithJeffery L Umdenstock Christopher D. Wilson
The following offenders were not caught:
William J. AkesRichard B. AndersonEdward J. BatesRobert E. BellClayton A. ChwarczinksiDarrius M. GreerDavid M. HightowerJames G. HumphriesKenneth S. LossDavid A. LuceroMichael D. JonesDerek M. MccasterGeorge C. McclellanJordan L. McguireNeil E. McroyTerry L. NorrisJames C Poynor Jimmy L. Richeson Jason E. Schamel
Deputies from the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, as well as law enforcement partners, are actively seeking those who have not yet been arrested. If you have information relating to this investigation, please contact the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office at 618-997-6541 or the Williamson County Crime Stoppers at 800-414-8477.
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