FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 26th, 2014
Cass County Sheriff's Office
On Thursday, June 26th, 2014, 74 State, Local and Federal Law Enforcement Officers participated in "Operation SHIELD"conducting a sex offender compliance/address verification sweep in the rural and incorporated areas of Cass County, in the following cities: Archie, Austin, Baldwin Park, Belton, Cleveland, Creighton, Drexel, East Lynne, Freeman, Garden City, Greenwood, Gunn City, Harrisonville, Lake Annette, Lake Winnebago, Lee's Summit, Loch Lloyd, Peculiar, Pleasant Hill, Raymore, Strasburg, & West Line.
This Operation checked on 136 sex offenders residing in Cass County. 49 registered sex offenders were found to be compliant, 34 could not be verified, and 53 were non-compliant, 4 criminal summons where issued, 6 arrests were made on warrants, and 13 new investigations where started. The Missouri Cyber-Crimes Task Force previewed more than 20+ Computers and/or Electronic devices.