Attorney general refers 373 possible sex offenders to Highway Patrol
Thursday, June 18, 2009 | 2:48 p.m. CDT;
updated 4:01 p.m. CDT, Thursday, June 18, 2009
JEFFERSON CITY — The attorney general's office has asked the Missouri State Highway Patrol to look into whether some sex offenders are
violating parole by using an Internet social networking site.
General Chris Koster said Thursday he has forwarded the patrol the
names of 373 Missourians who have been removed from MySpace because
their profiles appeared to match those of registered sex offenders.
Koster wants the patrol to see if any of the people are violating parole by using a computer or attempting to contact minors.
attorney general's office has now forwarded more than 1,800 names to
the patrol since it began getting the identities of potential sex
offenders removed from social networking sites more than a year ago.
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