Nearly 10% of sex offenders in Eau Claire Co. not in compliance

EAU CLAIRE COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) - Law enforcement says it found nearly 10% of sex offenders in Eau Claire County aren't following the law.

The U.S. Department of Justice says U.S. Marshals, state, and local law enforcement did a sex offender compliance check on September 10th and 11th. It says teams checked the addresses of 171 registered sex offenders in the county and 16 offenders were found to be non-compliant.

It says a specialist will investigate and make recommendations to the district attorney.