A sex offender compliance sweep in Imperial and El Centro on Tuesday night resulted in an arrest in Imperial, according to the Imperial County Probation Department.
With a combined effort by the county Probation Department, state Department of Justice, Imperial and El Centro police departments and the U.S. Border Patrol, Donald Lee, 24, of Imperial was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, which is a violation of his probation.
Lee is a registered sex offender.
The press release stated California law requires persons convicted of certain sex crimes to register with local authorities and provide information about their residences.
This operation was to confirm the information registered sex offenders provided to law enforcement and enforce both their conditions of probation and laws pertaining to sex offenders, said a spokesperson from the Probation Department. The spokesperson added the operations are done randomly.