Operation Boo sex offender compliance sweep nets 7

SHASTA COUNTY — Seven people were arrested during Operation Boo, a county-wide sex offender compliance sweep, Thursday, Oct. 31.

Officials conducted a total of nineteen compliance checks during this year’s operation; which involved several agencies, including Anderson Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit, Redding Police Department Neighborhood Police Unit, Shasta County Probation, and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.


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Implemented in 1994, Operation Boo was created by local law enforcement agencies to serve its community as a method to enforce the terms and conditions outlined in registered sex offenders probation and parole terms.

“Operation Boo hopes to alleviate the worry parents have when taking their children around our community for festivities,” Anderson PD officials wrote in a social media release after the successful operation.

During this year’s compliance sweep officials arrested the following people:

David Wrinkle, Age 43, a registered sex offender of Anderson, was arrested after a search of his residence was conducted. He was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and to have violated the terms of his parole.

Jeffrey Wilson, Age 33, of Anderson, was located on Wrinkle’s property and found to have a felony warrant for his arrest. Wilson also faced an additional arrest for possession of methamphetamine for sale.

Christy Slife, Age 50, of Anderson, was located on Wrinkle’s property and arrested for being in possession of methamphetamine.

Denise Johnson, Age 47, of Anderson, was located on Wrinkle’s property and found to be in possession of methamphetamine and to have violated the terms of her felony probation.

Justine Jackson, Age 30, a registered sex offender from Redding was arrested for being in possession of drug paraphernalia and violating the terms of her probation.

Jacob Grant, Age 24, a registered sex offender from Shasta Lake was arrested for violating the terms of his probation.

No information about the seventh person arrested was available.

“The Anderson Police Department and its partnering agencies will continue these operations to enhance our communities’ quality of life,” APD said in their release.

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Trevor Montgomery, 48, moved last year to the Intermountain area of Shasta County from Riverside County and runs Riverside County News Source and Shasta County News Source. Additionally, he writes or has written for several other news organizations; including Riverside County based newspapers, Valley News, (the now defunct) Valley Chronicle, Anza Valley Outlook, and Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle; as well as Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County and Mountain Echo in Shasta County.

Trevor spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in 1998. He was medically retired after losing his leg, breaking his back, and suffering both spinal cord and brain injuries in an off-duty accident. (Click here to see segment of Discovery Channel documentary of Trevor’s accident.)

During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations; including Robert Presley Detention Center, Southwest Station in Temecula, Hemet/Valle Vista Station, Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center, and Lake Elsinore Station; along with other locations.

Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and Personal Water-Craft based Lake Patrol, Off-Road Vehicle Enforcement, Problem Oriented Policing Team, and Personnel/Background Investigations. He finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator and was a court-designated expert in child abuse and child sex-related crimes.

Trevor has been married for more than 29 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and his “fluid family” includes 13 children and 15 – but soon to be 16 – grandchildren.


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