Branden Wescott removed GPS tracking device and has been at large since Sunday

The Kern County Sheriff's Office is seeking a registered sex offender who is in violation of his parole and may be in Taft.

Branden Wescott, 21, disabled his GPS tracking device he wore as a condition of his parole on Sunday and has not been heard from since, the KCSO reported Tuesday afternoon. .

Wescott is a white male standing 6-0 weighing 160 lbs. with brown hair and brown eyes.
The KCSO says he is a transient and frequents the Taft area.

Wsscott is on parole for possession of child pornography

Anyone with information about Wescott is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff's Office at 661-861-3110.

You can also text anonymous messages to the KCSO to TIP411 (847411). Just type the keyword "KCSO" prior to the message.