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Wanted Sex Offender: Scott Lyons


(MORROW COUNTY, Ohio) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is requesting the public's help in locating a sex offender who is no longer compliant with Ohio's registration laws.

Deputies with the Morrow County Sheriff's Office issued a warrant for the arrest of Scott Lyons in January.  He is wanted on a charge of failure to register.

According to public records, Lyons was convicted of rape, gross sexual imposition, and unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.

The sexual predator last registered his address as 1775 County Road 220 in Marengo.

He has a heart tattoo with the name Deanna Jo on his chest.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Scott Lyons should contact the Morrow County Sheriff's Office or the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) at 855-BCI-OHIO (855-224-6446).

This news 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).

Name: Scott Lyons

Sex: Male

Race: Caucasian

Date of Birth: October 30, 1982

Height: 5'06"

Weight: 145

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Brown

Warrant Issued: Morrow County Sheriff's Office

Date of Warrant: January 7, 2013

Charge: Failure to Register

Tattoos: Left Breast: Heart, Deanna Jo


Media Contacts:

Dan Tierney: 614-466-3840
Jill Del Greco:  614-466-3840

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