Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Teen sex offender must move!

Teen sex offender, family must move away from school zone

From NBC4/Columbus

GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio – Police said that a registered sex offender is living less than 1,000 feet from an elementary school in this Columbus suburb.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, 18-year-old Matthew David Hensley registered as a sex offender on December 31 after being convicted of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.

Hensley was living within 1,000 feet of Stevenson Elementary School on Oxley Road.On January 10, Grandview Heights school officials sent an e-mail alert and a letter to parents notifying them that a registered sex offender was breaking state law by living that close to the school.

The 18-year-old sex offender lives with his parents a block away from the school. His mother said that the family intends to move so that her son is in compliance with the law.

Hensley has 45 days from the date of his registration to move from the restricted area near the school.

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