West Price Hill man charged with trying to arrange sex with 6 and 12 year boys | Crime
CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A West Price Hill man has been jailed on charges he tried to arrange to have sex with young boys. Those young boys turned out to be police investigators.
Timothy Morrow Fitzpatrick, age 37, of the 1900 block Sunset Lane, Cincinnati, Ohio, is charged with two counts of attempted Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor and four counts of Importuning, all felony charges.
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Sean Donovan reports that Fitzpatrick engaged in computer chat with an undercover officer assigned to the Regional Electronic and Computer Investigations (RECI) unit, and during those online conversations arranged a meeting to have sex with the undercover officer's “6 year old and 12 year old boys”.
The Franklin County, Ohio, Sheriff’s Office had initial online contact with Fitzpatrick on or about November 28, 2011. When they determined he lives in Hamilton County they turned the investigation over to RECI.
When Fitzpatrick appeared at the pre-arranged location/time/date, 5300 block of Glenway Avenue, at 10:20 a.m. Friday morning, he was arrested by officers assigned to RECI. He was transported to the Hamilton County Justice Center to await arraignment in Municipal Court.
Hamilton County court records indicate that Fitzpatrick was convicted and sent to prison for Sexual Battery and multiple counts of Gross Sexual Imposition in 1992, when he had just turned 18.
RECI and the Cincinnati Police Department continue to investigate as it is believed that additional victims may exist in the greater Cincinnati area. Anyone with additional information regarding Tim Fitzpatrick is asked to call the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, RECI, at (513) 946-6685 or Crimestoppers at (513) 352-3040.
Timothy Fitzpatrick is a male white, age 37, blonde hair, brown eyes, approximately 5’11” and 160 lbs., with a last known address of the 1900 block Sunset Lane, Cincinnati, Ohio 45238
RECI is a computer crimes task force comprised of personnel from the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and the Cincinnati Police Department.
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