Investigators had previously checked the residences of 414 registered sex offenders in both counties to verify the offenders were living at their reported addresses.
Zach Anderson, who had consensual sex with a 14-year-old girl who said she was 17, said getting his name removed from the sex-offender registries is “the most important part.”
About a dozen FBI agents were searching through the grass along I-275 Thursday in Farmington Hills, reportedly for evidence that could be connected to the case of a sex offender accused of abducting a 15-year-old girl.
Family members say the girl had developed an infatuation with the older man and planned to marry him.
A convicted sex offender who sued a metro Detroit college over his dismissal settled the case for $36,000.
Parts of Michigan’s sex offender registry law are unconstitutional, including a requirement that offenders stay at least 1,000 feet from schools, a federal judge has ruled.
A neighbor, who didn’t want to be named, said officers remained at the home on Marquette Street in Goodells for hours.
A Detroit-area judge has twice reversed a decision by the state’s parole board to release a convicted sex offender after serving his 9-year minimum prison sentence.
Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith says DNA has connected convicted sex offender Michael Loftis to the crime.
Police say a 45-year-old self-proclaimed “homeless” man who also happens to be a sex offender was arrested after several women complained about him following them through a local Michael’s store.