(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a convicted sex offender wanted on an outstanding warrant in Franklin County.
Leroy Brown is wanted for Failure to Register. Brown is a Sexually Oriented Offender who is required to register pursuant to a conviction for Gross Sexual Imposition with a juvenile victim in 2006. After failing to register, the Franklin County Sheriff issued a warrant for Brown’s arrest on January 26, 2012. Brown was arrested in 2009 on a separate Failure to Register offense. Brown was last known to be a resident of Columbus, Ohio.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Leroy Brown should contact the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) at 855-BCI-OHIO (855-224-6446).
Leroy Brown’s photograph and vital information may be viewed or downloaded below.
This release is part of Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Crimes Against Children Initiative. As part of the Crimes Against Children Initiative, Attorney General DeWine will publicize convicted sex offenders who have victimized children and are wanted on outstanding warrants. Other parts of the initiative include the establishment of a Crimes Against Children Unit at BCI, creation of a rapid response team for crimes against children, and specialized law enforcement training through BCI and the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA).
Photograph of Leroy Brown (JPEG)
Date of Birth
August 9, 1969
Right Leg: Bullet
Abdomen: Surgical Scar
Left Arm: Bullet
Last Known Address
151 N. 6th St.
Columbus, OH 43215
Franklin County Sheriff's Office
Date of Warrant
January 26, 2012
Failure to Register
Lisa Hackley: 614-466-3840
Dan Tierney: 614-466-3840