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UPDATE: Convicted Sex Offender Arrested

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 3/20/14 @ 8:15 a.m.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) – A sex offender who failed to register was arrested by police in Portsmouth, Ohio Wednesday afternoon.

Earlier Wednesday, the Scioto County Sheriff said an arrest warrant has been issued for Benjamin Mitchell, 24, of Portsmouth.

Sheriff Marty Donini says Mitchell failed to register last month.

Mitchell was convicted in 2013 for Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor.

Investigators thought Michell might be in Oak Hill, Ohio, instead he was arrested at an apartment in Portsmouth.



ORIGINAL STORY 3/19/14 @ 10:15 a.m.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Authorities say a sex offender who failed to register could be in Oak Hill, Ohio.

The Scioto County Sheriff says an arrest warrant has been issued for Benjamin Mitchell, 24, of Portsmouth.

Sheriff Marty Donini says Mitchell failed to register last month.

Mitchell was convicted in 2013 for Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor.

Anyone who sees Mitchell is asked to contact their local police department


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