Twentynine Palms, CA– On Saturday June 4th, Deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Morongo Basin Station recently conducted a Compliance Sweep of registered sex offenders living in the Morongo Basin. Deputies contacted 16 sex registrants – also identified as being on active CDC Parole at their residences to ensure they were in compliance with the terms and conditions of parole as well as CA Penal Code 290.
During the Compliance Sweep, deputies arrested Phillip Hamlin for violation of parole as a registered sex offender. One other suspect was identified and an investigation was initiated related to Penal Code 290 and 3056 violations. This investigation is ongoing and a report will be forwarded to the District Attorney for filing of formal charges in the Joshua Tree Superior Court.
This day-long Compliance Sweep is part of the Sheriff’s Department’s ongoing efforts to ensure local, registered sex offenders in the Morongo Basin remain in compliance.
Refer: Corporal Rick Millard
Station: Morongo Basin Station
Phone No. (760) 366-4175