Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 290.018-failure to register
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290.018-failure to register
140 East Oak St. Fort Bragg CA 95437
When: Date: 6/15/13 Time: 1430 hours
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: People of the State of California
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: James De Priest 61 Fort Bragg, CA
Written by: Sergeant Derek Scott
Synopsis: On 6/15/13 at 1430 hours, deputies of the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office contacted James De Priest, who is a sex offender required to register per California law, at 140 East Oak St. in Fort Bragg, CA. Deputies confirmed that De Priest has been living there for about 1 1/2 years without notifying law enforcement of his address.

De Priest was arrested for failure to register as a sex offender, violation of 290 PC), and transported to the Mendocino County Jail. De Priestís bail is set at $15,000.
Approved By: Lieutenant Greg Stefani