Court ruling relaxes limit for some sex offenders

DATELINE A recent Ohio Supreme Court decision favors some sex offenders, allowing them to live within 1,000
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

DATELINE

A recent Ohio Supreme Court decision favors some sex offenders, allowing them to live within 1,000 feet of a school.

Sex offenders who both owned their home and committed a crime before a residency law passed will not have to move, the U.S. Supreme Court of Ohio decided in a Feb. 20 opinion, Hyle v. Porter by Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer.

This ruling could have an impact on local sex offenders, said Mary Ann Barylski, assistant county prosecutor.Read the story now in our complete online newspaper or in Sunday's Register.