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Sex Offenders

Criminal Investigation Divisions (CID)     

 

Location:   

Wylie Municipal Complex

2000 Hwy 78 N
Wylie, Texas 75098

Phone:       

972.442.8164, CID Secretary C. Hawkins

Phone:

972.442.4587, Detective M.A. Johnson 

972-442-4771, Detective Arroyo       

Fax:  

972.429.8662

 

The City of Wylie only registers sex offenders that live within the City of Wylie city limits. All sex offenders registered with the Wylie Police Department are promptly forwarded to the Texas Department of Public Safety and will be listed on the Texas Department of Public Safety Sex Offender Database

 

 

Registration and Updates are done by appointments only.  If you need to schedule an appointment call 972-442-8164, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm. 

 

Criminal Investigation Division

(CID) is responsible for sex offender registration.

 

 

Current Ordinance

Sec. 74-151.  Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms, words, and the derivations thereof shall have the meanings given below.

Minor  means a person younger than 17 years of age. 

Permanent residence  means a place where a person abides, lodges, or resides for 14 or more consecutive days. 

Temporary residence  means a place where a person abides, lodges, or resides for a period of 14 or more days in the aggregate during any calendar year and which is not the person's permanent address, or a place where a person routinely abides, resides, or lodges for a period of four or more consecutive or nonconsecutive days in any month and which is not the person's permanent residence. 

(Ord. No. 2007-13, § 2, 5-8-2007)


Sec. 74-152.  Offenses.

(a)   For each person required to register on the Texas Department of Public Safety's Sex Offender Database (the "database") because of a violation involving a victim who was less than 16 years of age, it is unlawful for that person to establish a permanent residence or temporary residence within 1,000 feet of any premise where children commonly gather, which for the purposes of this article shall be a public or private park, public or private school, child care center, public or private playground, public or private youth center, public or private recreation center, public swimming pool, home owners association swimming pools and apartment swimming pools where multiple families have access, commercial amusement center primarily designed or marketed for minors or public stadium or playfield, as such terms are defined in the city's comprehensive zoning ordinance, as it exists or may be amended. If any term used herein is not defined in the city's comprehensive zoning ordinance, the term(s) shall have the meaning as set forth in V.T.C.A., Health and Safety Code § 481.134 as it exists or may be amended. For the purposes of this article, planted street medians are not public parks.

(b)   A sexual offender described in subsection (a) above, shall not, on each October 30 and 31 between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m., leave an exterior porch light on or otherwise invite trick-or-treaters to solicit the premises.

(Ord. No. 2007-13, § 2, 5-8-2007)


Sec. 74-153.  Evidentiary matters; measurements.

(a)   It shall be prima facie evidence that this article applies to such a person if that person's record appears on the database and the database indicates that they victim was less than 16 years of age.

(b)   For the purposes of determining the minimum distance separation, the requirement shall be measured by following a straight line from the outer property line of the permanent or temporary residence to the nearest property line of the premises where child commonly gather, as described herein above, or, in the case multiple residences on one property, measuring from the nearest property line of the premises to the nearest property line of the premises where children commonly gather, as described herein.

(c)   A map depicting the prohibited areas shall be maintained by the city. The city shall review the map at least annually for changes. Said map will be available to the public at the Wylie Police Department.

(Ord. No. 2007-13, § 2, 5-8-2007)


Sec. 74-154.  Culpable mental state not required.

Neither allegation nor evidence of a culpable mental state is required for the proof of an offense as defined by this article.

(Ord. No. 2007-13, § 2, 5-8-2007)


Sec. 74-155.  Affirmative defenses.

It is an affirmative defense to prosecution that any of the following conditions apply:

(1)   The person required to register on the database established the permanent or temporary residence and has complied with all of the sex offender registration laws of the State of Texas, as they exist or may be amended, prior to the date of the adoption of this article; provided, however, such person shall be required to continuously maintain compliance with all of the sex offender registration laws of the State of Texas, as they exist or may be amended, after the adoption of this article.

(2)   The person required to register on the database was a minor when he or she committed the offense requiring such registration and was not convicted as an adult.

(3)   The person required to register on the database is a minor.

(4)   The premises where children commonly gather, as specified herein, within 1,000 feet of the permanent or temporary residence of the person required to register on the database was opened after the person established the permanent or temporary residence and complied with all sex offender registrations laws of the State of Texas, as they exist or may be amended. Such person shall be required to continuously maintain compliance with all of the sex offender registration laws of the State of Texas, as they exist or may be amended.

(5)   The information on the database is incorrect, and, if corrected, this article would not apply to the person who was erroneously listed on the database.

(Ord. No. 2007-13, § 2, 5-8-2007)


Sec. 74-156.  Penalty for violation of article.

Any person, firm, corporation or entity violating this article, as it exists or may be amended, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be subject to a fine not to exceed the sum of $500.00. Each continuing day's violation under this article shall constitute a separate offense. The penal provisions imposed under this article shall not preclude the city from filing suit to enjoin the violation. The city retains all legal rights and remedies available to it pursuant to local, state and federal law.

(Ord. No. 2007-13, § 3, 5-8-2007)

   

Collin County Sheriff's Department also provides a search for offenders in your area and a sign up to receive notification when an offender moves to your neighborhood:

Collin County Sheriff's Office OffenderWatch

 

 

 
 
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