Convicted sex offender who targeted children relocates to Corona

CORONA (CNS) - A convicted sex offender who was recently released from a state psychiatric hospital is currently in the city of Corona, where he is being monitored by authorities, the Corona Police Department reported Saturday. Cary Jay Smith, 59, was released from Coalinga State Hospital on Tuesday after spending 21 years there for openly fantasizing about raping and killing children. He stayed in Los Angeles for one night before making his way to Orange, where he checked into a halfway home on Thursday, said Sgt. Phil McMullin of the Orange Police Department. On Saturday morning, Corona police said Smith had relocated to a motel in that city, where he is being surveilled by law enforcement. ``Mr. Smith is not on any form of supervised release or required to register as a sex offender
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