San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: March 10, 2016

INCIDENT: PC 290 Compliance Enforcement

LOCATION: San Bernardino County

SUSPECTS:Charlie SandersAGE: 44San Bernardino
Anthony JeffersonAGE: 30San Bernardino
William HooverAGE: 51Rancho Cucamonga
Edward BrodieAGE: 58Rialto
Ronnie FernandezAGE: 42Redlands
Justin LuttonAGE: 28San Bernardino
Robert WhiteAGE: 53Highland
Michael MurilloAGE: 27Redlands
Benny GoodmanAGE: 46Highland
John MasonAGE: 42San Bernardino
Antonio HigaredaAGE: 20San Bernardino
John ArreyAGE: 59Yucaipa
Travis WrightAGE: 64Devore

Summary

For the past 45 days, Detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Crimes Against Children Detail continued to verify the residency status of Sex Offenders within the County of San Bernardino. San Bernardino County currently has over 5,000 registered Sex Offenders residing throughout the various cities of San Bernardino County. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has a 98 % compliance rate of all Sex Offenders registered with the Sheriff’s Department.
 
As of February 2016, there are 192 active PC 290 (Failure to Register) warrants for subjects who have not registered, and are out of compliance with their Sex Offender registration requirements. 133 of these warrants are Felony warrants; 59 of these are misdemeanor warrants. Detectives are currently working with the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office to ensure that all of the Felony warrants in the system are approved for Nationwide Extradition. At this time, over 40 warrants have been approved for Nationwide Extradition, and additional approvals are pending.
 
Through investigation, Detectives have learned that 7 of those wanted subjects were deceased. An additional 9 were found to be living in other States.
  
In the past 45 days, Detectives from the Crimes Against Children Detail also conducted over 30 investigations into the compliance status of various Sex Offenders within the Inland Empire. As a result of those investigations, 13 Sex Offenders were arrested for various charges to include; possession of drugs, Forgery, Failing to register as a Sex Offender, and for violating the terms of their parole & probation.
 
Charlie Sanders & John Mason were arrested for possession of a controlled substance and parole violation.
 
Anthony Jefferson was arrested for Forgery, Possession of a fake CA driver’s license, and parole violation.
 
With the assistance of Deputies from the Sheriff’s Central Station, Travis Wright was arrested for a Felony Indecent Exposure Warrant; stemming from a case that occurred in Orange County.
 
John Arrey, Antonio Higareda, Benny Goodman, Michael Murillo, Robert White, Justin Lutton, Ronnie Fernandez, Edward Brodie and William Hoover were all arrested for failing to register as a Sex Offender.
 
Additional investigations are in the process and more arrests are imminent. Detectives are also collaborating with Officers from the San Bernardino County Probation Department and Agents from the California Department of Corrections to ensure the subjects on parole & probation are following their Sex Offender registration requirements. Detectives will continue to monitor the registered Sex Offenders within the County of San Bernardino to ensure their compliance.
 
Anyone with information about Sex Offenders who may be out of compliance is urged to contact the Specialized Investigations – Crimes Against Children Detail. If you choose to remain anonymous, call WeTip at 1-800-78-CRIME.
 
Refer: Detective Donald Patton or Sergeant Dana FosterStation: Specialized Investigations – Crimes Against Children Detail
Phone No: (909) 387-3615

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700