Local Sheriff Departments partnered together in the effort
Registered sex offenders had a visit from local law enforcement agencies on Tuesday. The Fayette, Pike, Highland, and Ross County Sheriff Departments partnered together to perform verification check' on registered sex offenders in their counties.
Fayette County verified all 71 of their registered sex offenders in the county.
Highland County could only verify 61 of the 68 registered offenders.
Pike has 51 registered offenders, and the department could only verify that 48 were in compliance.
Ross County has 45 registered sex offenders and only 32 were found to be in compliance with their registration. Seven offenders required further investigation and 6 were found not compliant with their registration and charges are pending.